Taught course

Literary Translation (French)

Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a BA degree in Language or Translation or other relevant discipline, at least an upper second or above or equivalent e.g. a minimum GPA of 3.0. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if English is not their first language.

Months of entry


Course content

This well-established programme offered by the Department of Modern Languages in the College of Arts and Humanities is designed to offer both an independent scheme of study for advanced linguists and a practical and theoretical training for those wishing to pursue a career in literary translation. It is also suitable for practising translators who do not yet have but wish to gain formal qualifications. If you have a single or joint honours degree in Modern Languages, if you are an EU student who has studied English or Translation Studies, or if you are simply keen to study further, this flexible programme will give you a unique opportunity to develop your interests.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1792 606980/606981