Research course

Translation Studies

University of Edinburgh · School of Literature, Languages and Cultures

Entry requirements

Candidates applying to the PhD in Translation Studies should hold a postgraduate degree in translation studies (or another relevant subject), completed at distinction or equivalent level. They should present a sound research proposal and should ideally work on a topic within the specific expertise of the staff members.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The Translation Studies Graduate Programme at the University of Edinburgh has flourished rapidly in the last couple of years. The number of doctoral students is currently 9 and there is a supportive and enthusiastic research environment. The Translation Studies Graduate Programme brings together expertise from highly-qualified researchers based in several 5* and 5 rated units within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Department specialisms

Theoretical Aspects of Translation Studies; Practice of Translation involving Arabic, Chinese, Danish, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish

Information for international students

Fees and funding

SAAS, AHRC, University/College

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 131 650 4114