Research course

Translation and Intercultural Studies

The University of Manchester · Graduate School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Entry requirements

Successful completion of a Masters course, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training, is a prerequisite for entry to a PhD. A research proposal must be included with the formal application materials.

Months of entry

January, September, July

Course content

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural has the largest concentration of translation studies specialists in the country, attracting visiting scholars and postgraduate students from a wide range of countries and backgrounds. It provides unique opportunities both in core areas of the discipline and at its interdisciplinary cutting edge.

Your research will normally be supervised by two members of staff at the University. Regular meetings will be held with the supervisors, and details of each of the meetings will be recorded. Research Panels (consisting of at least three academic staff, including the supervisors) are held once per semester to monitor progress.

Information for international students

For further information about entry requirements, including English Language requirements please see the University website.

Fees and funding

AHRC, ORS and School funding. Please contact the School for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Officer
+44 0161 275 3559
+44 0161 275 3031