Ali Alqahtani Department of Modern LanguagesDoctoral researcher Contact details Emailaxa1480@student.bham.ac.uk PhD title: Assessing the Relevance of Saudi Undergraduates’ Translation Competence to the Requirements of the Saudi Translation MarketSupervisor: Professor Emma Tyler and Dr Anna MilsomPhD Translation Studies Qualifications MA in Translation Studies from The University of Birmingham BA in English language from King Khalid University Teaching Teaching Assistant at King Khalid University 2018-2021. Lecturer at King Khalid University 2021-present. I have taught English language and translation course to BA students at King Khalid University in 2019 after being appointed a Teaching Assistant I have taught English language and translation course to BA students at King Khalid University in 2021 after graduating with a master’s degree in Translation Studies. Research My study aims to examine a relatively unexplored area in Saudi Arabia, namely Saudi undergraduates’ translation competence. It also aims to explore the academia-market gap in Saudi Arabia.