Taught course

Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting

University of Nottingham · School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in the fields of English, English studies or translation (for native Chinese speakers), or Chinese language and/or Chinese studies for non-native Chinese speakers.

Applicants whose first language is not Chinese should also hold a HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi/Chinese Proficiency Test) Level 6 certificate – applicants may be requested to attend a video interview as part of the application process.

Months of entry


Course content

America, China and the United Kingdom are all ranked in the top 6 of the leading global economies. This means Chinese/English translation continues to be a vital area of the language services industry.

If you're looking to build a translation career in this massive market sector, our course will help you develop the skills employers need. Our staff are translation specialists who are experts in: translation, business and community interpreting, audiovisual translation and digital translation technology.

This course will help you:

  • maximise your language skills
  • prepare to become a well-rounded language professional in the digital age
  • build the comprehensive skillset required by employers in the language services industry
  • gain practical experience in simulation tasks based on real-life translation/interpreting assignments
  • build a portfolio through a translation project for an external organisation

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151