banner master tcloc

Why TCLoc?

TCLoc, a distance-learning master’s degree,  was created after much reflection and research on existing degrees related to the fields of technical communication and localization. The goal of Program Director Dr. Renate de la Paix was, and is, to provide an academic degree that bridges the gap between education and industry and is accessible to students around the world. She has achieved that goal with TCLoc, an affordable online master’s degree that combines all of the prerequisites of the localization and technical communication sectors.

TCLoc Is Career Oriented

The TCLoc master’s degree is designed to develop and strengthen students’ existing skills while also increasing their range of knowledge and competence. In addition to its technical communication and localization courses, the TCLoc program also covers topics such as visual communication, web development, and project management. The curriculum is constantly being updated and is taught by our carefully chosen instructors, who are professionals and experts in these fields.

Our students benefit greatly from the program’s practical, career-oriented approach which fully equips them to enter today’s digital communication industry.  Whether you want to move up in your current job or change careers completely, TCLoc will prepare you and open up new opportunities.

TCLoc Is Accredited

This carefully designed master’s program is fully accredited and is ranked at level 7 (300 ECTS credits) of the European Qualifications Framework. Upon completing this program, you will graduate not only with a master’s degree but also with the internationally recognized Technical Communicator (tekom)—Professional Level certification. For those seeking to continue their education even further, the TCLoc master’s degree can also lead to a PhD. Contact us for more information!

“TCLoc program equipped me with transferrable skills to my current role, not only after graduating, but even while studying. It enabled me to expand my expertise in industry trends and improve my practices.”

M. Khalil-Elmurr, TCLoc Graduate 2017

“TCLoc program equipped me with transferrable skills to my current role, not only after graduating, but even while studying. It enabled me to expand my expertise in industry trends and improve my practices.”

M. Khalil-Elmurr, TCLoc Graduate 2017

TCLoc Is Flexible

A Distance-Learning Master’s Degree: Graduate From Home

TCLoc is a distance-learning master’s program taught entirely in English. Its online format has been chosen specifically to be accessible by students around the world. Whether you live in Canada, Denmark, Japan, or New Zealand, you have the opportunity to continue your studies, validate and increase your skill set, and take your career to the next level. You can even apply online! Don’t forget to check out the application requirements and process.

Choose the Pace That Suits You Best

Not only is the TCLoc master’s program conveniently available online, but it also offers 4 different study options. If you have enough free time and motivation, it is possible to complete the program in as little as 12 months, However, if you plan on working during your studies or if you are unable to devote much of your time to the program, you can study at a more moderate pace and graduate in 17 or even 24 months.   Although the choice is yours, we can advise you on which study option would best fit your profile and time constraints. Rest assured, all versions of the program give you access to exactly the same courses taught by professionals and experts.

TCLoc Is Affordable

What’s more, TCLoc is an affordable online master’s program. As the TCLoc master’s degree is provided by a French university, the fees are much lower than in many other countries. The French education system offers access to higher education at a very low cost to students. The fees TCLoc students pay mainly cover the cost of course materials, exams, instructors and registration.

Want to join the community?