Context for Designing A MA Programme in Norwegian Literary and Non‐Literary Translations at Babeș‐Bolyai University
Sanda Tomescu Baciu, Ioana‐Andreea Mureșan, Raluca Pop, Roxana‐Ema Dreve, Raluca‐Daniela Răduț, Fartein Thorsen Øverland
Abstract: This study aims to explore the degree of motivation of current BA students and alumni as concerns their enrolment for a pilot MA-programme in Norwegian literary and non-literary translations at Babeș-Bolyai University (BBU). Details are provided regarding the context for designing such a unique master’s programme and the academic perspectives, as well as job opportunities that can be envisaged. A total of 147 respondents were included in this study and selected using convenience sampling. A structured questionnaire comprising open ended and closed questions items was formulated in Romanian and sent online to respondents via Google forms. The study concludes that 95.2% of the respondents would be interested in enrolling for this pilot MA programme Norwegian literary and non-literary translations and thus, further consolidate their skills in Norwegian acquired during the BA programme in Norwegian language and literature.
Keywords: Norwegian language, master’s programme, literary and non-literary translations, graduate education, Babeș-Bolyai University.