A successful applicant will normally be required to have:
- A 2.1 first degree (or a 2.2 with professional experience in interpreting).
Applications from candidates with substantial experience as a professional interpreter but no degree will be considered.
Certificate and Diploma level:
- English and one other language.
- English and one or two other languages;
- Near-native proficiency in their first foreign language (language B) and/or a good command of their second foreign language (language C);
- A very good command of English.
One of the following qualifications is required:
- All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
- Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.
For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
Months of entry
- The Interpreter's Skills and Tools
- Interpreting Theories and Research for Interpreters
- Conference Interpreting: module 1
- The Interpreter's Professional Environment and Work Placement
- Conference Interpreting (EU/UN context)
- Conference Interpreting: module 2
You will be assessed by a variety of essays, presentations, practical interpreting performance, self and peer evaluation, case study, reflective portfolio and research project or dissertation.
Information for international students
A very good command of English. One of the following qualifications is required: All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Office
- 020 7133 4202