This Masters caters to an increasing need for highly skilled and specialist translators across a wide range of industries and settings. It offers ten different advanced languages, and provides an excellent platform to become a professional translator as well as the essential theoretical foundation to progress to research at doctoral level.
You can exit at the end of 4 months with PgCert Translation Studies.
You can exit at the end of 9 months with PgDip Translation Studies.
2:1 Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in French, Spanish (Castilian), Russian, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Czech or Catalan or a cognate discipline and be a native speaker of English. You should also be able to demonstrate competence in a second language equivalent to European Common Framework C1.
Alternatively, you can be a native speaker of one of the languages listed above, while demonstrating a high level of English proficiency as described below. In keeping with established practice in professional contexts, students are normally expected to translate into their native language.
You must also provide a short statement with your application indicating which language you wish to study and whether you have a secondary language.
Applicants who wish to study translation into Mandarin should be native Mandarin speakers with a 2:1 Honours degree, or an equivalent in English.
College of Arts
School of Modern Languages and Cultures