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Translation Studies Program

Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

The programme is designed to prepare African and expatriate students for leadership in language work to undertake basic descriptive linguistic work in African languages, to provide a foundation for translating important literature into these languages, and leading or making a substantial technical contribution to translation and literacy projects. The programme is offered through a combination of short residential sessions and distance courses.


The primary language of instruction for this program is English.

Courses in this programme are normally offered as part of the degree.

This program prepares students to begin functioning in the following role(s) in language work:

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