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Translation and TESOL (Special Graduate)

Location 31304, toegye hall of humanities
Address 25-2, Sungkyunkwan-Ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
Telephone 82-2-760-0916
German Language and Literature

The Department of Translation was established at the Graduate School of Translation-TESOL at SKKU in 1999, with a mission to produce highly qualified and competent translators, and to meet an increasing demand for professionals in the field of translation amidst Korea's rapid economic development and globalization, as well as its growing exchanges in the global world.

The curriculum offered at the department focuses on professional training in English-to-Korean and Korean-to-English translation of advanced texts in humanities and literature, as well as practical texts in journalism, mass media and technical writing. The curriculum is designed to combine both theory-based translation teaching with actual translation practice to help students understand, interpret, analyze, and resolve various problems that arise in the process of translation. The faculty comprises of professors of English Literature at SKKU, and those who have either studied translation or have years of hands-on translation experience in various fields.

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