Entry requirements

Learn more at the entry requirements page.

Specialist Pathways: The Specialist Translation; Research; Literary

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MA in Translation Studies at Exeter provides not only a rigorous foundation in the academic field of Translation Studies, but also excellent professional training for careers in the language services industry. Languages areas offered incude Chinese language and European languages.

Exeter’s research culture in Translation Studies is both intensive and stimulating, offering students from around the globe the opportunity to study at a first-class research university. The MA in Translation Studies enjoys extraordinary instructional breadth, including not only a full-time dedicated core of academic staff in Translation Studies, but also nationally-recognised language services professionals and translation experts who serve as guest lecturers and mentors. We provide first-rate postgraduate facilities dedicated to our MA Translation Studies students, comprising of common study areas and fully-equipped computer work stations with Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) tools.

This MA is ideal for professional translators wishing to gain a recognised qualification, for linguists and language graduates seeking professional training for a career in the language services industry, and for graduates needing specialist language skills for industries such as teaching, international business and management and the media.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in the writing component and all other sections no less than 6.0.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 100 with minimum scores of 25 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

65 with no less than 58 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,995 (full-time) £3,995 (part-time)
International students
£16,995 (full-time)

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2018.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
MA Translation Programme Leader
Email
humanities-pgadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 724220