Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Conference Interpreting

London Metropolitan University

12 months
9540 GBP/year
7080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Conference Interpreting course from London Metropolitan University will prepare you for professional work as a conference interpreter. You could go on to work face-to-face or online via remote interpreting in the private market, for commercial organisations or large international institutions such as the European Union or the United Nations.


We offer this course in the following languages paired with English: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Become a professional conference interpreter with this postgraduate diploma.

In this Conference Interpreting program from London Metropolitan University you’ll gain practical experience in our state-of-the-art interpreting suite, which has the same technology as those used by renowned international institutions such as the EU and the UN. Plus you’ll have opportunities to learn outside of the classroom on guided trips around London and possibilities to travel internationally to visit places such as the United Nations in Geneva, the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, or the European Commission in Brussels.

Our expertise in innovative technology is key to this course. We’ve developed partnerships with external organisations that provide opportunities for remote interpreting practice, meaning you’ll gain experience of using online interpreting platforms too.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Consecutive interpreting (English into A, or C1 into English) 
  • Consecutive interpreting (A into English or C2 into English)  
  • Interpreting Theory and Interpreting Assignment Preparation Strategies  
  • Simultaneous interpreting (A<>English , or C1 and C2 into English) 
  • The Interpreters Professional Environment (with Placement) 
  • Conference Interpreting (EU/UN Context) 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in translation, interpreting, modern languages or related field
  • native or near native knowledge of the English language
  • near native proficiency in your chosen paired language
  • good command of the second foreign language (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9540 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7080 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK Part time: £1,180 per 20 credit module

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Conference Interpreting
London Metropolitan University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!