A week in the life of a postgraduate translation and interpreting student
MA Translation and Interpreting student Sabrina Toscani shares a typical week for her as a postgraduate student at Surrey.
The following timetable is a personal example - for the latest module information, visit the Language, Communication and Translation Studies subject page and select your degree programme.
10am to 12am – Practice with translation programmes in the Language Area (Library)
12.30pm to 1pm – Lunch on Campus
2pm to 3pm – Dissertation Writing Course (ESLP)
2pm to 5pm – Completing essential readings for Tuesday’s lecture
9am to 9:30am – Completing Specialist Translation coursework
10am to 12pm – Preparation for Consecutive and Dialogue Interpreting lecture
1pm to 2pm – Academic Listening Course (ESLP)
2pm to 3pm – Meet friends for lunch and coffee in George Edwards Meeting Space
4pm to 6pm – Translation and Interpreting Studies lecture
9am to 12pm – Consecutive and Dialogue Interpreting lecture
12pm to 1pm – Grab a quick lunch at SimplyFresh, coffee and biscuits with friends in George Edwards Meeting Space
2pm to 4 pm – GGA Spanish Language
4pm to 6pm – Translation Studies Seminars
9am to 11am – Translation Technologies lecture, followed by a coffee at Hillside
2pm to 4pm – Specialist Translation lecture
4pm to 6pm – Academic Writing seminar
10am to 12pm – Group practice session in a pre-booked study room in the Library
3pm to 4pm – Pronunciation Skills Course (ESLP)
4pm to 6pm – Back to Library for individual study on assignments and/or coursework
6pm to 8pm – Drink and chat with coursemates at Rubix
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