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British Sign Language/English Interpreting

3 Years
January 2024
Campus Taught

Become a Registered Qualified Interpreter with our PGDip/MA in British Sign Language/ English Interpreting and Translation.

Why study with us

  • The course is taught over weekends, one weekend every other month for two years.
  • Successful completion of the course will enable you to register and work as a Professional British Sign Language interpreter.

What you'll do

  • Allows you to fit work around your studies on a part-time, distance-learning course.
  • Those who successfully complete the PGDip are eligible to apply to the top-up MA.  
  • Learn through a range of teaching strategies, including formal lectures, seminars, language laboratory work, small-group activities, role-play, workshops, distance learning and individual tutorials as appropriate.

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


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Future careers

Successful British Sign Language/English Interpreting and Translation Studies students will be eligible to register and work as Professional British Sign Language interpreters. 

Fees and funding

Part-time£933 per 20 credits
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

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