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Conference Interpreting

London Metropolitan University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14200 GBP/year
10950 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Conference Interpreting course from London Metropolitan University prepares you for work as a professional conference interpreter for international organisations and the private market. 

Overview

Why study this course?

The Conference Interpreting course from London Metropolitan University offers a wide range of language combinations paired with English: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Further language combinations with English, such as Arabic, may also be available, subject to demand, staff expertise and availability of learning resources. Languages offered include Mandarin, French, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish. You'll benefit from work placements, site visits and dummy booth practice at the European Commission, the Court of Justice of the European Union and United Nations (Geneva and Vienna). Our state-of-the-art interpreting suite is equipped with digital facilities for interpreting practice, virtual classes and web streaming.

After the course

Students who complete the course automatically fulfil the requirement to access the EU/UN interpreting accreditation test to work as conference interpreters. Graduates can continue to come to London Metropolitan University to practise conference interpreting thanks to our short courses and events (CPD).

Graduates are also fully qualified to work as conference interpreters on the private market in the UK and abroad, and to continue onto further study with a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conference Interpreting (EU/UN Context)
  • Conference Interpreting 
  • Interpreting Theory and Research for Interpreters
  • The Interpreter's Professional Environment
  • The Interpreter's Skills and Tools

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a first degree with a 2.1 (or a 2.2 with professional experience in interpreting) (applications from candidates with substantial experience as a professional interpreter but no degree will be considered)
  • Certificate and Diploma level English and one other language / MA level English and one or two other languages
  • near-native proficiency in your first foreign language (language B) and/or a good command of their second foreign language (language C)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time

  • UK/EU: £1,215 per 20 credits
  • International: £1,580 per 20 credits

Funding

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