12 months
14500 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Have you always wanted to be an interpreter? Interested in business and conference interpreting? Maybe you’re looking for the next step in your languages career? The Interpreting and Translation course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) could be exactly what you’re looking for.

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This Interpreting and Translation course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career in the language services industry. It’s taught by high-level, experienced interpreters who are professionally active.

On this practical and varied course, we use a range of techniques to provide you with a learning experience which is both stimulating and professionally realistic (including our renowned multilingual mock conferences). Interpreter training takes place in one of our two conference interpreting suites; you’ll benefit from using two different simultaneous interpreting systems which are both commonly used at international conferences.

Future careers

This course will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge you need to become a professional interpreter and/or translator. 

These skills are in high demand and will enable you to pursue a successful career in the UK and overseas working for multinational corporations, local and national governments, educational institutions, language service providers and other organisations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Interpreting and Translation
  • Applied IT for Translation
  • Professional Business Skills
  • Dissertation
  • Extended Translation Project
  • Advanced Business Interpreting
  • Conference Translation
  • Simultaneous Interpreting
  • Consecutive Interpreting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience
  • A bilingual interview may be necessary as part of the application
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 with 6.0 in writing or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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