Learning Outcomes


Learning Outcomes

·     Able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding in the field of translatology;

·     Able to independently use theoretical concepts, methods and problem-solving skills to conduct research in the field of translatology, and perform functions at a high professional level in the field of technical translation;

·     Able to independently formulate and analyse critically complex scientific and Professional problems, substantiate decisions made, and, if necessary, conduct additional research;

·     Able to work across various disciplines (technical translation, respective technical field, culture studies, etc.);

·     Able to apply knowledge on translation theory and practice;

·     Able to ensure the accuracy of the translation, stylistic cohesion between the source and target text, adequate usage of terminology; 

·     Able to establish linguistic and extra linguistic relationships in language use in connection with translation studies, research methods, principles and approaches; 

·     Able to acquire skills in analyzing translation, relating semantic and pragmatic aspects of translation with translation methods;

·     Able to conduct scientific research and compile research reports;

·     Able to analyse, evaluate and use research literature on translatology;

·     Able to apply modern technologies;

·     Able to do paperwork, to manage records;

·     Able to independently make decisions within own scope of responsibilities;

·     Able to evaluate the relevance of one’s own professional competences and skills to the profession standard and the requirements of the international labour market;

·     Able to work according to professional ethics principles.


The main outcome to be achieved is as follows: to educate a specialist – a translator/interpreter, who can do oral and written translation work professionally in different institutions, enterprises and agencies both in Latvia and abroad, and who, on the basis of the acquired knowledge and methodology, can compete on the labour market and systematically enhance their competence and skills.