The course is suitable whether English is your first language or not. It will provide you with professional training aimed at the translation and interpreting markets, and an opportunity to build on your existing language skills to develop a career in those sectors. The courses involves translation between one main language (Chinese, French, Italian, Polish or Spanish) and English, consecutive and public service interpreting, the MA Thesis or MA Translation Project, and a range of option modules.
You will be able to benefit from our wide range of resources, including an extensive collection of volumes and electronic materials in our library, a state-of-the-art language lab and extensive interpreting facilities, and additional resources made available through the University’s Virtual Learning Environment. Our teaching staff includes full- and part-time lecturers, all with expertise in translation and interpreting and in other specialist fields. You will be allocated a personal tutor and be given academic guidance by the course team.