The Department of Translation was established in 2014 in a bid to offer a superb higher education in translation and interpreting. It provides a number of courses, such as language and cultural studies, linguistics, and translation theories and practice, to equip students with the professional and academic skills that are crucial in conducting translating and interpreting tasks.

The mission of the Department of translation is to offer outstanding and integrated programmes in translation and interpreting so as to produce professional translators and interpreters who can also pursue postgraduate studies. The Department of Translation aims to:

» build and develop translation and interpreting competency.

» build a strong relationship with the public and private sectors in terms of translation and interpreting consultancy and solutions, employability and increasing knowledge;

» create grounds for research and innovation in translation and interpreting.