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We are pleased to welcome you to the page of the English Language and Translation Department. We hope that you find what helps you better understand the English Language and Translation Department, its vision, objectives, programs, and faculty.
The department is considered as one of the most important departments of the English language and translation in the Arab world. It offers a Bachelor's program in English and translation as well as a Master of Arts program in translation. In addition, it includes elite academics who contribute to the benefit of the educational process, scientific research, university and the society in many disciplines such as: translation and interpretation, technical translation, applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and more. It also has a continuous cooperation with various government agencies that benefit from the expertise of the teaching staff in the department in many specialties.
Furthermore, it annually produces an elite group of competent specialists in the field of translation to meet the needs of the labor market in the public and private sectors. Its graduates are distinguished by their study of many specialized subjects in translation, for example: introduction to translation studies, political and media translation, computer-assisted translation, legal translation, consecutive and dual translation, simultaneous translation, translation issues and problems. The Bachelor’s program has a total of 45 hours throughout the period of the study. At the graduate level, students study advanced materials in translation and translation studies aimed to qualify translators and researchers that are competent scientifically and practically in the fields of translation.
In conclusion, we hope that this site will provide its visitors with useful information regarding the department, its programs, employees together with its scientific, research and cultural activities.
Dr. Hamad bin Awad Al-Shalawi