Context for Designing A MA Programme in Norwegian Literary and Non‐Literary Translations at Babeș‐Bolyai University

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Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Philologia, 65(3), 17-29 (2020) .


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.

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