Taught course

Translating for Business and International Institutions MA - Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Institution
Aston University · School of Languages and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2:1 degree in Translation Studies or in French and/or German and/or Spanish and/or Portuguese and/or Arabic and/or Chinese or a related subject (e.g. Linguistics, English, Literature, etc). You will need to indicate a minimum level of competence as equivalent to CEFR C1 in the language other than English that you plan to study. Applicants who cannot provide formal evidence of their level of language competence in a language other than English will be assessed individually by the department. If your first language is not English or your first degree was not taught in English in an English speaking country, one of the following is required: IELTS 6.5 overall (at least 5.5 in one band and 6.0 in the other bands) or TOEFL iBT 93 overall.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This innovative programme - which offers specialist coaching in translation from Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, French, Spanish or German - prepares you both for a professional career in the global language industry and for ongoing research. You will learn about the business of translation from professionals working in the industry and gain practical, hands-on, experience through our placement module, leaving you ready for the transition from freelance translator to company director.

Information for international students

We recommend that overseas students apply before the end of June due to visa requirements as these can take a few weeks to process.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8000
International students
£15000

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Aston Course Enquiries
Email
ask@aston.ac.uk