Pan African University Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting (PMCI)

Programme Description
Programme Duration
Two years, i.e. 24 months (or four semesters).
Programme Objectives
The Pan African University Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting is a two-year course, which aims to achieve the following objectives:
  • Train professional interpreters for the African market and beyond;
  • Promote mutual understanding, peaceful coexistence and regional integration in the face of Africa’s crosslinguistic and cultural diversity;
  • Promote research and innovation in spoken language translation and conference interpreting within the African context and beyond.
Programme Outcomes
At the end of the degree programmes, graduates shall be able to:
  • Serve as high-level, innovative and enterprising professionals in interpreting content for Africa and beyond;
  • Interpret content in the relevant languages for better spoken language communication among African people throughout the continent;
  • Research and innovate in spoken language translation and conference interpreting for communication throughout the African continent.