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Hello! I just wanted to ask you something.I would like to become an audiovisual translator but I have no idea of which studies to follow.Is there a way to become it without going to college (and with the master degree) or do I have to do it to get a job? Thank you so much for your time.

asked 31 Aug '17, 11:53

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edited 03 Sep '17, 04:29

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Vincent Buck

Hi, Pamel,

There are a couple of different ways to get into AV translation (which is not the same as conference interpreting, FYI, though there are some similar skills involved).

Not all AV translators have a specific MA in the field, though it certainly helps. Depending on your languages and where you are/how much time you are willing to dedicate to learning the craft, there is a certificate program at NYU in NYC, and at ITIRI Strasbourg there is a 2nd year MA in translation program specifically in AV translation (first years all take the same general courses before deciding if they want to specialize).

I won't say too much more since this isn't a forum on AV but I hope that gives you a bit of guidance!

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answered 07 Oct '17, 11:17

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