MA in English Literature at Bar-Ilan University
The MA in English Literature with a focus on literary translation is geared toward the pedagogical application of theoretical principles derived from the fields of psychology, linguistics, literary criticism, sociolinguistics and other applied disciplines to equip students with the excellent perspective and relevant instructional methodologies.
The course offers training in the teaching of speaking, listening, writing and reading in English. It is also designed to meet the contemporary needs of their students. The goal of the program is to train a new generation of literary translators who will bring world literature in a variety of languages to the English reading public and English language.
At present, Bar Ilan University offers the advanced study of literature and literary traditions, hands-on work in literary translation and creative writing in various genres. The MA in English Literature with a focus on literary translation offers comprehensive training that looks at the complexity of the figure of translator and educates competent professionals capable of executing a task that brings great responsibility in cultural exchange.
This course is open to all translation and language graduates who opt to complement their university studies with a skilled specialization in literary translation. It is also perfect for active translators and other related professionals.
The MA in English Literature with a focus on literary translation required 829 literary conversations. It also covers two translation workshops and three additional graduate literature seminars. Students also need to undergo one creative writing workshop and two Jewish studies courses.
To produce quality graduates, one-on-one monitoring to all students is fully observed. All students will also receive a full-year mentoring with faculty members to complete their creative thesis.
Interested students must possess the following requirements:
• Near-fluency or fluency in English
• BA Degree or equivalent to that educational level
• Competency in any second language
• Writing sample from 15 to 25 pages of translation or creative academic or writing seminar paper
• Statement of purpose
Students without BA Degree in English literature or any equivalent course may be required to take several fundamental literature courses.
Since studying MA in English literature with a focus on literary translation is quite expensive, you have to plan wisely. The university’s schedule allows you to work while on the program. But, students should always be observant of their budgets throughout the program.
While studying this course, students need to consider their daily finances including their tuition fees, basic expenditures and necessities. To help their students, the school offers cheap tuition fees and other student’s bonuses.
If you want to enrol, please submit your writing sample and statement of purpose to Professor Evan Fallenberg at email@example.com. You can also contact us through the following:
Department of English Literature and Linguistics
Address: Ramat-Gan, 5290002 Israel
Contact No.: 972-3-5318236/8
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org