Urgent Help Needed Please: PhD in Translation Studies
Thread poster: Rafee
Sep 4, 2011


I have finished my MA degree in translation studies and I have recently received the national scholarship of my country to pursue my PhD degree, by research, in Translation studies (Arabic-English) in the UK. However, I cannot reach a decision whether to join Leeds or Salford. I would really be very grateful if anyone can update me about their reputation in the field of translation and if anyone can tell me about his/her own experience. Many thanks for any advice you might be able give me.

[Edited at 2011-09-04 00:56 GMT]

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Sarah Puchner  Identity Verified
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French to English
Salford for my BA Sep 5, 2011

Hi Rafee,
For what it's worth... I chose Salford for my BA back in the mid-1980s. I was interested in a practical rather than theoretical approach to language and translation, but your priorities as a PhD student may be different.

Did you take a look at the info. on the language department's website? http://www.languages.salford.ac.uk/staff/academic-staff/staff_arabic.php
There are detailed profiles of all the instructors - do any of their research interests match yours?

I was more than happy with my decision back then and would not hesitate to recommend Salford. Good luck with your decision!


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Thank you! Sep 5, 2011

Thank you very much indeed Ms. Sarah. That is very informative. I hope I will be happy with my decision as well

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