Taught course

Audiovisual Translation Studies

University of Leeds · Centre for Translation Studies

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) or equivalent.

You don't need to have a language degree or any qualifications in a non-English language, since we assess your language ability as part of the application process.

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information please contact the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies admissions team.

Months of entry


Course content

This challenging and exciting programme will introduce you to key methods and approaches in translation studies, specialising in the processes and practices of audiovisual translation.

You’ll work between English and one or two languages, including Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. You’ll also have the chance to study modules informed by research taking place at our Centre for Translation Studies on topics such as computer-assisted translation, machine translation, interpreting and genre analysis.

Leading researchers work alongside contracted practitioners to equip you with a range of practical skills, as well as a solid understanding of the principles that underpin audiovisual translation. It’s an opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills to launch an exciting career in a growing industry.

Information for international students

This course requires an IELTS score of 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

Fees and funding

There are a number of scholarships available to both UK/EU and international students. For further information please click here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

    With a growing demand across the audiovisual media for highly-qualified linguists capable of translating for foreign-language viewers or for the hard of hearing, this programme will familiarise you with the linguistic, cultural and technical challenges of audiovisual translation.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
0113 343 3234