Tuition fee €2,760 per year
Application fee €150 one-time
Deposit €500 one-time

Refundable

Registration fee €149.99 one-time

Includes:
– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Invitation for the embassy.
The period of preparation from week to two months
- You will access to admission system with extra BONUS information&
- You will have your own manager and curators on each stage of admission process.

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Overview

FACULTY OF E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES AND HUMANITIES
The Bachelor Study Programme “Technical Translation” educates and trains translators in such fields as engineering economics, management, civil engineering, architecture, information technologies and telecommunications.
It differs from similar study programmes in the Humanities as it has an additional emphasis on mastering scientific and technical terminology, researching latest trends in applied linguistics and acquiring profound knowledge in the field of translatology.
The study programme is unique as not only linguists, but specialists in the corresponding fields of science and technology, business and law participate in the implementation of the study programme.
Knowledge of at least two languages from English, Russian, and German is required.

KEY FEATURES
Appropriate technical and methodological base,
Experienced academic personnel participating in scientific activities in the field of translatology and implementing translation projects,
Access to the results of the latest research projects of the world leading universities and research centres (through subscriptions to a variety of databases),
Gaining awareness to the international technical translation practice through forums, seminars and guest lectures, and exploring other networking opportunities (including internship and mobility projects).

Programme structure

A Compulsory courses 102.0 CP/ 153.0 ECTS
Subject
Fundamentals of National Economy
Fundamentals of Law
Patents and Intellectual Property Protection
English Speaking Countries
Introduction to Linguistics
Introduction into Translation Theory
Lexicology and Stylistics
The European Union and Latvia
Political and Economical System of English Speaking Countries
Machine Translation (Basics of Computer Translation)
Computer Studie
Business Communication
Technical Means of Office-Work
Presentation Practice
Functional Communication
Fundamentals of Written Speech
Academic Writing
Analytical Reading
Translation and Comprehension of Professional Literature
Translation of Specialization Texts
Translation of Texts in Special Area
Practice in Consecutive Interpreting
Translation of Legal Texts
Terminology of Business and Law
Development of Listening Comprehension of Monologues, Dialogues and Professional Texts
Development of Listening Comprehension Skills
Basic Grammar Course
General Spanish
General French
General German

B Compulsory elective study courses 14.0 CP / 21.0 ECTS
B1 Field-specific study course 4.0 CP / 6.0 ECTS
Subject
Studies of State Language
Basics of Russian
Translation Practice: Latvian-Russian and Russian-Latvian
Translation Practice: Russian Language English Language

B2  Humanities and social sciences study courses 4.0 CP/ 6.0 ECTS
Subject
Business Sociology
General Sociology

B6 Languages 6.0 CP/ 9.0 ECTS
Subject
Practical Course of a Second Foreign Language (Spanish)
Practical Course of a Second Foreign Language (French)
Practical German Course
Practical Course of a Second Foreign Language (English)

C  Free elective study courses 6.0 CP/ 9.0 ECTS
D  Practical Placement 26.0 CP / 39.0 ECTS
Subject
General Translation Practice
Professional Translation Practice
Desk Officer Practice
Translation of Specialization Texts

E  Final examination 12.0 CP / 18.0 ECTS
Subject
Bachelor Paper

Career opportunities

CAREER OPTIONS
The value of this programme is defined by a great demand for specialists with the specified profile in the European labour market.
Translators are needed in translation bureaus, enterprises (joint ventures in particular), international projects, state and municipal establishments and other institutions where the knowledge of foreign languages, basics of engineering, creative approach to work, presentation and translation skills are necessary.

Apply now! Spring semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2021
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Spring semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2021
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States