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M.Sc. On Campus

Interpreting and Translating

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
Duration
16400 GBP/year
7400 GBP/year
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About

The Interpreting and Translating programme at Heriot-Watt University has been tailored to meet the needs of industry and will allow you to develop the ideal balance of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Overview

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

Programme highlights

Your learning will focus on developing a professional standard of expertise in specific areas of interpreting and translation such as:

  • Technical and scientific translation
  • Subtitling and audio-visual translation
  • Use of Computer Aided Translation tools
  • Sight translation
  • Simultaneous interpreting
  • Consecutive interpreting and note taking
  • Sight translation

You will develop these skills to the highest standard and learn about the different approaches and skillsets required from interpreters when working in distinct professional contexts such as healthcare, court and legal, educational and conference interpreting.

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

Language

English
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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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

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK / EU: £3,700
  • Overseas: £8,200

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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