A good Honours degree or equivalent; other qualifications together with work experience may also be acceptable. International students require IELTS or other English test accepted by the University.
Months of entry
The MA in Translation Studies with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for graduate linguists intending to follow a career in translation and/or teaching, or a career where high level professional language skills are a requirement, such as business and management, teaching, and creative and media professions. The predominant mode of examination on this programme is by coursework and continuous assessment.
Students on this programme have the opportunity to examine from a practical and theoretical perspective the nature and process of translation as well as focusing on language teaching methodologies and second language acquisition. International students have the opportunity to develop advanced English language skills and study techniques at postgraduate level in the one-semester postgraduate English for Academic Purposes module. The latter can be taken as an additional module.
Information for international students
Competence in English language, as evidenced by IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in other skills) or equivalent, or previous study in English. Candidates who do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University prior to entering their programme. Please see our website
Fees and funding
Departmental scholarships and bursaries may be available. Please visit our website for information on fees and funding.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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