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Interpreting and Translating

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
Duration
17304 GBP/year
7776 GBP/year
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About

Heriot-Watt University is home to the most established Interpreting and Translating Masters degree programme in Scotland and offers teaching in Chinese, French, German and Spanish in state-of-the-art facilities.

Overview

This Interpreting and Translating specialist programme has been tailored to meet the needs of industry and will allow you to develop the ideal balance of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Studying MSc Interpreting and Translation at Heriot-Watt University will give you access to our excellent translation and interpreting facilities which include our recently refurbished interpreting labs.

Practice in a professional setting

  • Our state-of-the-art language labs and suite of simultaneous interpreting booths will provide you with the ideal setting in which to perfect your translating and interpreting skills to professional standards.
  • Our suite of interpreting booths has been recently refurbished and modelled on those used by the United Nations, the European Union and the Scottish Parliament.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Professional Skills for Conference Interpreters
  • Conference Interpreting
  • Translation Practice 
  • Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Translation Technologies
  • Liaison and Public Service Interpreting

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Strand A

  • Native / near-native command of English plus native / near-native command of Chinese, French, German, or Spanish.
  • Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Strand B

  • Native / near-native command of English plus an excellent command of two from French, German, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese.
  • Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17304 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17304 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7776 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7776 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK / EU: £3,888
  • Overseas: £8,652

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /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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