A UK masters degree with distinction (first class or excellent), or its international equivalent, in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
One of the most flexible translation studies programmes in the UK, our degree brings together the expertise of research-active staff from the various language units within the School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures.
You will join what is arguably the most international research community within the School, using your research skills both to enhance your translation practice and to provide you with an intellectual and philosophical perspective on the activity of translation.
This diversity of research aims to produce self-reflective and theoretically minded translators, and puts you in touch with the requirements of the marketplace.
Our current research is wide-ranging, covering the following areas:
- audiovisual translation
- literary translation
- translation and music
- translation and the internet
You may choose to work with two languages, depending on whether they can be supported by the School’s research areas. Currently, these include:
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
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit our website
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
All students also have access to the University's Postgraduate Skills Training courses.
Course contact details
- Graduate School Administrator
- +44 (0) 131 650 4114