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Interpreting and Translation

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

12 months
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13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
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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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Overview

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.

Why study with us

This course is enhanced by our longstanding links with the relevant professional bodies and language services providers both in the UK and abroad.

With 20+ hours of teaching per week (much more than many similar courses offered nationally), you’ll benefit from an intensive learning experience which equips you for seamless transition into the interpreting profession.

You’ll be taught by staff with extensive experience as professional interpreters. They draw on their experiences of interpreting and translating for international organisations, crime prevention agencies and large multinational companies.

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

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

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.

Funding

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