15 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module introduces various aspects of the localisation industry and provides students with the theoretical and practical skills needed to translate websites, software and documentation and to ensure that they comply with the linguistic, cultural and technical requirements of groups of users in different language communities as a professional translator or localiser. Students will learn to use a variety of software tools to localise and translate electronic information such as websites, documentation and software. Teaching methods include an e learning component. This module prepares those students wishing to gain a more detailed technical understanding of website internationalism and localisation for MLT6008: Localisation Engineering

Staff Contact: Dr N Massot
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Project work

Notes: Computer literacy required

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