Research course

Translation and Interpreting

Heriot-Watt University · School of Management and Languages

Entry requirements

Good honours degree plus evidence of research potential

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Our PhD programme benefits from research expertise based within Heriot Watt's Centre for Translating and Interpreting Studies in Scotland (CTISS). CTISS has fostered close links with institutions with similar expertise in Europe and across the word. For further details of our PhD programme please contact the school.

Department specialisms

Translation and interpreting, the politics and cultures of European and international societies, second language acquisition.

Information for international students

English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Please refer to website
International students
Please refer to website

The School awards research studentships to a limited number of exceptional candidates. These cover full fees and maintenance.

Fees-only scholarships are also available.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
48 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Caroline A Murray
0131 451 4454
0131 451 8336