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340014 VO Research Methodology (2021S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft



max. 1000 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



DI wtl von 09.03.2021 bis 20.04.2021 14.00-15.30 Ort: digital; DI wtl von 04.05.2021 bis 22.06.2021 14.00-15.30 Ort: digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to epistemological and methodological foundations of translation and interpreting research with a view to the completion of an MA thesis in translation and interpreting studies; lecture with visual support (PowerPoint) and opportunity for questions and discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

Exams are conducted in digital written format. Further information is provided through the Moodle news forum.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The written exam comprises one short essay question. The use of resource materials is permitted. Grading is based on a point system (max. 6 points). At least 3 points are required for a passing grade.

Examination topics

As presented in the lectures and in discussion, complemented by readings indicated in class.

Reading list

Saldanha, G. & O'Brien, S. (2013) Research Methodologies in Translation Studies. London: Routledge.
Hale, S. & Napier, J. (2013) Research Methods in Interpreting. London: Bloomsbury.

Association in the course directory

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