Have you always wanted to be an interpreter? Interested in business and conference interpreting? Maybe you’re looking for the next step in your languages career? Our MA Interpreting and Translation course could be exactly what you’re looking for.
Why study with us
- This course is enhanced by our longstanding links with the relevant professional bodies and language services providers both in the UK and abroad.
- With 20+ hours of teaching per week (much more than many similar courses offered nationally), you’ll benefit from an intensive learning experience which equips you for seamless transition into the interpreting profession.
- You’ll be taught by staff with extensive experience as professional interpreters. They draw on their experiences of interpreting and translating for international organisations, crime prevention agencies and large multinational companies.
What you'll do
- You have the option of studying either the Interpreting stream or the Translation stream. We currently offer these languages: Korean or Japanese
- You’ll receive training in the use of Memsource Cloud – a complete translation platform which includes translation memory, integrated machine and human translation, and terminology management.
- TR4002: Theory of Interpreting and Translation
- TR4003: Applied IT for Translation
- TR4008: Professional Business Skills
- TR4071: The World of Interpreting: Diplomatic Services to International Organisations
- TR4991: Dissertation
- TR4992: Extended Translation Project
- TR4993: Simultaneous Interpreting
- TR4994: Consecutive Interpreting
- TR4995: Advanced Business Interpreting
- TR4996: Conference Translation
TR4002: Theory of Interpreting and Translation
This module will provide you with a thorough working knowledge of the key concepts used to describe translation processes and convey the cultural factors which determine how messages are constructed, and the implications that this has for translation.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by October 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Dr Mia Kim is a Lecturer in Korean Studies and MA in Interpreting and Translation Studies at our School of Humanities, Language and Cultural Studies. Mia welcomes proposals for postgraduate research in the Korean language and culture and enquiries regarding MA in Interpreting and...
This course will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge you need to become a professional interpreter and/or translator.
Fees and funding
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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Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
If you need extra support because you have unpaid caring responsibilities alongside your studies.Find out more about Carers Bursary
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Alumni Loyalty Discount
UK students with a previous award from us will receive 20% tuition fee discount.Find out more about Alumni Loyalty Discount
This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities
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