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Admission into the Master of Arts (M.A) Programme in conference interpreting 2017 / 2018 academic year

Date : 04 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Venue : Accra (Ghana),
Town : Accra
Country : Ghana

Starting March 15, 2017 – Ending March 15, 2018

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  • A good first degree, at least Second Class Lower Division (in any subject) or its equivalent.
  • In addition, applicants will take a written aptitude test, and will be interviewed.

Nature of Programme and Duration

The Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting is a 24-month (or 4-semester) professional interpreter-training programme leading to the award of an M.A. in Conference Interpreting. The new academic year will begin in August 2017 and will be run on FULL-TIME and RESIDENTIAL/ NON-RESIDENTIAL basis.

II. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS                        

In addition to the above Entry Requirements, candidates should take note of the following Language Requirements:

The active languages offered on the programme are English and French. Candidates may present other working languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic). The applicant shall have:


Language Combination Option I

a. one language A – (First active language – Language of Highest Competence & Intuition) into which they shall interpret from the language(s) B (and/or C) and

b. one language B (Second active language – Language of High Competence) into which they shall interpret from the language A. Applicants should have spent at least one year in a country in which language B is widely spoken ;


Language Combination option II

c. one language A (Active language – Language of Highest Competence & Intuition) into which they shall interpret from the languages C and

d. two languages C (Passive Languages – Languages of good level of proficiency) from which they shall interpret into the language A.

Evaluation of Applications:

Candidates who meet the above requirements may submit, in addition to the filled Application Form:

• A detailed CV;

• An application letter stating reasons for applying for the programme (Translation or Conference Interpreting) and indicating their languages

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