Taught course

Applied Translation Studies

University of East Anglia · School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies (PPL)

Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Humanities or Social Sciences.

Degree Classification - UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The translation industry is a huge area of growth, and demand for well-qualified translators is steadily increasing across the globe. The MA Applied Translation Studies enables you to apply the theory of translation in a wide range of practical ways.

You will develop an individual portfolio of texts in consultation with a professional translator. You will take part in team projects with leading experts, and be trained in the latest technological tools for translators. Throughout the programme you will have a wealth of opportunities to expand your practical experience and prepare for a career in translation, thanks to our strong links with the industry. You will also gain a broad range of skills that are highly valued across many other professions, and be in a great position to progress to further postgraduate research in the field.

Our research impact is ranked fifth in the UK in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515