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17304 GBP/year
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About

Our MSc Translating programme at Heriot-Watt University is designed for those who want to work as professional translators or in the field of translating.

Overview

At Heriot-Watt University, this Translating programme's main focus is on translation and translation technologies. However, you can also choose from a broad range of optional courses in professionally relevant subjects to tailor your programme to your interests and professional needs, such as Subtitling, International Politics, Business Communication, Localisation & Technical Writing, or study a new language.

Professional recognition

  • Heriot-Watt University is a member of Conférence Internationale permanente d’Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes (CIUTI) which is an inter­na­tional asso­ci­a­tion of uni­ver­sity insti­tutes with trans­la­tion and interpre­tation pro­grammes. 
  • CIUTI is ded­i­cated to excel­lence in the training and research of both trans­la­tion and inter­pre­ta­tion. Mem­ber­ship of CIUTI requires ful­filment of strict qual­ity cri­te­ria and is a dis­tinct seal of quality.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Translation Practice 
  • Translation Technologies
  • Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Business Communication
  • International Politics
  • Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

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

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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