Translation and Interpreting, M.A. | University of Westminster | London, United Kingdom
12 months
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17000 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

The MA Translation and Interpreting degree from the University of Westminster  is open to native and non-native speakers of English, who also speak any of the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish.

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Overview

The MA Translation and Interpreting degree from the University of Westminster provides you with extensive professional training aimed at the translation and interpreting markets, building on your existing language skills to develop a career in those sectors.

The MA involves translation as well as conference and public service interpreting between one main language (Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish) and English. You'll learn how to research specialised subjects for professional translation and interpreting purposes and hone your translation and interpreting skills by extensive practice, applying insights drawn from linguistics and translation and interpreting theory as well as from professional practice.

Career Path 

  • The Translation and Interpreting MA is designed to enable you to succeed as a professional linguist or freelance interpreter in the public and private sector and/or engage in further research. The course has an excellent graduate employment record, and our membership of Elia Exchange ensures that we can assist you in securing high-quality work placements both during the course and following graduation.

Accreditation

The University of Westminster is a member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, the Conférence Internationale permanente d’Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes (CIUTI), Elia Exchange, and the UN MoU Network, a group of international signatories to a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations on cooperation in the training of language professionals for the UN.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Interpreting
  • Specialised Translation
  • Professional Development
  • MA Interpreting Project OR MA Translation Project OR MA Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2). Linguists without a degree but with sufficient experience in translation and/or interpreting will also be considered. 
  • All applicants take an entry test consisting of written and oral components. If you are successful in the entry tests, we will interview you in person or on the telephone to determine if the Translation and Interpreting MA is right for you. 
  • The course is open to native speakers of Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Spanish.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part time: UK tuition fee: £5250 (Price per academic year)
  •  International tuition fee: £8,500 (Price per academic year)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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