of Science in Translation Studies is one of the few Master degree programs
in KSA. It combines training in translation and interpretation. It admits
qualified graduates of translation studies programs, as well as students from
other humanities and social sciences backgrounds.
MTS program fills a current need for competent translators and interpreters in
the Middle East, and will significantly contribute to the growth of the
translation industry. The program is benchmarked against similar programs
offered regionally and internationally.
The Master of Science in Translation Studies consists of 45 credit hours and covers a two-year semester plan. There are four semesters, 4 courses in each semester; and each course has 3 credit hours. In the final semester, students are required to work on their professional thesis which is equivalent to nine credit hours.