Taught course

Chinese-English Interpreting and Translating

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Management and Languages
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Degree-level competence in foreign languages to be studied (English native speakers) or in English (non-native speakers of English).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course is offered full-time and is designed to provide students with the specialist training required to work as a professional interpreter and/or translator in a variety of professional contexts. Students work in both directions between Chinese and English and follow core modules covering:

Translating
Conference Interpreting
Translation and Interpreting Studies
International Politics and Organisations
MSc Dissertation.

Information for international students

Applicants who are not native speakers of English are strongly advised to submit and IELTS or TOEFL score with their application.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,460
International students
£14,040
The School of Management and Languages has up to 50 fee abatement scholarships available annually for postgraduate taught students at the Edinburgh campus. The scholarships are worth £2000 each.
Details of these scholarships, as well as other funding opportunities, can be found in Heriot-Watt's online postgraduate prospectus atwww.hw.ac.uk/student-life/scholarships/postgraduate-taught.htm

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Dr Maggie Sargeant
Email
smlpgenquiries@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 451 3284