Taught course

Language, Cultures and Translations

University of Chester · Department of Modern Languages

Entry requirements

Students will normally be required to have a good honours degree (strong 2:2 or higher) in Chinese Studies, French, German or Spanish or in one of those languages combined with another discipline. All applicants to the course will be interviewed to assess their linguistic ability and discuss their research interests.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA in Language, Cultures and Translation allows you to explore and research language-related area studies and engage in professional and academic translation practice.

The MA in Language, Cultures and Translation offers you the chance to develop your linguistic and translation skills to Master's level while providing you with the research methodologies and frameworks necessary to design and complete a dissertation in language-based area studies and translation theory.

The MA in Language, Cultures and Translation at the University of Chester offers you the chance to further develop your linguistic skills, both through the production of academic essays and presentations in the target language and through the analysis and generation of texts in translation. An independent portfolio of professional engagement will allow you to explore the application of translation in the world of work and provide opportunities for work shadowing. Research methodologies are taught in context across the two years and support the design and completion of your chosen dissertation topic.

During the course, you will be able to explore cultures across the globe and discover how languages and identities develop in areas such as francophone Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511000