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Interpreting

Heriot-Watt University

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

Our MSc Interpreting course at Heriot-Watt University is one of the most established and respected interpreting degrees of its kind in the UK and offers professional standard training in Chinese, French, German and Spanish.

Overview

You will be taught by experts from the fields of interpreting practice, linguistics, research and education and given the chance to bring your skills to a professional standard through regular practice in our newly-refurbished interpreting booths, which are modelled on those used by the United Nations and the European Union. 

Language Labs

  • Studying an MSc Interpreting degree at Heriot-Watt University will give you access to our excellent translation and interpreting facilities which include our recently refurbished interpreting labs modelled on those used at the UN and EU.
  • In these labs you will find state-of-the-art interpreting booths, digital resources, and a range of professional-standard software packages. Gaining experience and confidence in using these facilities is a key part of this degree programme. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Professional Skills for Conference Interpreters
  • Conference Interpreting
  • Liaison and Public Service Interpreting
  • Liaison Interpreting for Business
  • Translation & Interpreting Studies

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 or Chinese.
  • Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • 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 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

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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