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TRA6101 - Scientific and Technical Translation

Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45 hours
Prerequisites: Nil
Module Description
This module develops students’ competence in translating scientific and technical texts between English and Chinese. It enables students to understand the characteristics of scientific and technical language and helps them grasp the principles, strategies and techniques for translating scientific and technical documents, including popular science news, user guides, product documentation, technical data sheets and instructions, scientific research proposals and reports, journal articles, and patents.