Now, after gaining the qualification, I have been accepted as an approved and qualified academic manager by the British Council." Ata Rahim MA TESOL
A good UK Honours Degree (min 2:1) in Translation Studies or in French/German/Spanish, or an overseas degree recognised by Aston + two references.
The MA in TESOL and Translation Studies is for those who wish to pursue a career in TESOL and acquire additional expertise in translation theory and practice.
We held a lively and informative WebChat about TESOL, with course director Dr Muna Morris-Adams answering applicants' questions. You can read a transcript of the conversation here.
We also ran a WebChat with Translation Studies course director Dr Frank Austermuhl. You can catch up on that web chat here.
Duration: Full-time: 12 months. Part-time: 2-3 years Start date(s): October Distance learning available: No Entry requirements: A good UK Honours Degree (minimum 2:1) in Translation Studies or in French and/or German and/or Spanish, or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University, plus two references.
The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements. Holders of the Chartered Institute of Linguists' Diploma in Translation and Members of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) may be awarded credits for prior experience. Fees for 2018/19: UK/ EU: £6,500 Non-EU: £14,400 Part-time students pay a pro-rata version of full-time fees.
Application: We recommend that overseas students apply before the end of June due to visa requirements as these can take a few weeks to process.
Choice of one of the following modules:
Demand for translators and interpreters is skyrocketing as organisations become more globalised and interconnected. You can read just one article exploring the phenomenon here.