Taught course

Translation with Business Interpreting (Chinese)

University of Bath · Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies

Entry requirements

First or 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) from a recognised university. You will be required to take written tests to establish your level of linguistic ability in both languages before being offered a place on the programme. IELTS 7.5 (with not less than 6.5 in each of the four components and 7.0 in the writing component), or PTE Academic of 69 (with no less than 62 in any component).

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is for Chinese students with an existing high level of competence of English translation. It will allow you to develop specialist translation and interpreting skills, working in both Chinese and English.

You will be trained to provide specialist language services in a variety of contexts, but particularly in the world of business. It will teach you how to use the latest translation management software and will develop enterprise skills suitable for professional translators and interpreters working in China, the UK and beyond.

There are international placement opportunities made available during semester two. You are able to visit the language services of international organisations, government departments and commercial enterprises in order to gain insights into working practice.

Fees and funding

Funding opportunities are available through the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Graduate School.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1225 38 3037