I have taken a bold step in becoming an independent professional translator, I could not have made a better move."
Robin Humphrey MA Translation in a European Context
A good UK Honours Degree (minimum 2:1) in Translation Studies or a related discipline or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University.
This Masters in Translation Studies is for those who wish to develop and further their knowledge and understanding of the discipline of Translation Studies.
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Duration: Full-time: 12 months. Part-time: 2-3 years Start date(s): October Distance learning available: No Intake: Approximately 8 per year Entry requirements: Entry requirements: A good UK Honours Degree (minimum 2:1) in Translation Studies or a related discipline 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: £6,500Non-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. Apply for this course online
Demand for translators and interpreters is skyrocketing as organisations become more globalised and interconnected. You can read just one article exploring the phenomenon here.