12 months
Duration
18200 GBP/year
6650 GBP/year
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About

The School hosts several large research projects across all the language areas, funded by the AHRC, the Leverhulme Trust and Horizon 2020. The Interpreting programme is offered by Queen's University Belfast.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Interpreting programme at Queen's University Belfast is designed to provide students with:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting, enabling students to develop the skills upon which professional interpreter competence is predicated
  • Advanced expertise in their language pairs
  • In-depth knowledge of the language-services market place
  • Appropriate opportunities in professionally-based practice

Career Development

  • Graduates can pursue careers in a range of areas where interpreting and translation skills are required, e.g. academic, creative writing, translation and interpreting industry, public policy, business and commerce and journalism. The programme includes specialist training in translation technologies and offers opportunities for work experience.

Programme Structure

  • The programme introduces students to the contexts and environments in which professional interpreters work and to the research techniques and modes of practice required by these contexts. 
  • Delivered through a combination of seminars, workshops, guided private study, a programme of visiting speakers and appropriate professional practice, the structure of the programme enables students to work at the highest professional level. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant subject.
  • A 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University may be acceptable with relevant professional experience. Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard may be considered if they can demonstrate a minimum of three years relevant professional experience. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy provides guidance on the assessment of experiential learning (RPEL). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £6,650
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £6,650
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £7,470
  • EU Other - £18,200
  • International - £18,200

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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