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Conference Interpreting

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
Duration
16300 EUR/year
6800 EUR/year
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This Conference Interpreting at National University of Ireland, Galway trains students in the professional skills of conference interpreting, enabling them to avail of employment opportunities as qualified interpreting professionals. 

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Overview

Students at National University of Ireland, Galway must obtain a postgraduate qualification in Conference Interpreting to allow them to sit the Inter-Institutional EU Accreditation Tests and work as a professional conference interpreter. Students completing this course can avail of considerable employment opportunities worldwide. Though many of our graduates work with EU institutions, opportunities are also available outside the large international organisations. Demand is also increasing in Ireland as interpreting services are frequently required at conferences, seminars, and so on.

Career Opportunities

Would-be conference interpreters must obtain a postgraduate qualification in Conference Interpreting to allow them to apply for the Inter-Institutional EU Accreditation Tests and/or work as a professional conference interpreter. Students completing this course can avail of considerable employment opportunities worldwide. Many of our graduates work with EU institutions, however opportunities are also available outside the large international organisations like the United Nations for example. Conference interpreting services are frequently required at conferences, seminars and so on.

 

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Irish
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • German

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Students must hold a 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent), as well as an excellent mastery of their mother tongue and one or more foreign languages

In addition, candidates are expected to have:

  • Sound general knowledge;
  • Good communication skills;
  • A high degree of motivation;
  • Readiness to accept advice. Trainee interpreters are effectively assessed every time they work: feedback on questions of accuracy, style and use of language is central to training. Applicants must show an ability to deal with constructive criticism.

Admission to the programme is subject to success in both a suitability test and an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6800 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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