Research course

Translation Studies

City, University of London · School of Arts and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Candidates for a research degree should normally possess or expect a good MA degree or, in the case of international students, an equivalent qualification in translation studies, in a language and culture subject, or in another relevant field.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

  • A detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry relevant for Translation Studies.
  • The creation and interpretation of new knowledge in Translation Studies, through original research or other advanced scholarship, of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline, and merit publication.
  • A systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge in translation as an academic discipline or professional practice.
  • The general ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline, and to adjust the project design in the light of unforeseen problems.

The Department for Translation Studies welcomes applications for research that is underpinned by empirical and/or theoretical methodologies. We have a strong commitment to the development of interdisciplinary approaches and inter-relationships between the academic and the professional.

Fees and funding

  • Full-time EU: £4,500 per year
  • Part-time EU: £2,250 per year
  • Full-time Non EU: £12,000 per year
  • Part-time Non EU: £6,000 per year

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Doctoral Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 8504