Taught course

Applied Translation & Interpreting

University of Strathclyde · School of Humanities

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent. An academic background in English or translating is not required. Applicants with a lower degree classification may be considered on an individual basis.
Suitable applicants are required to pass an aptitude test prior to admission, comprising of a written translation test. This may be followed by an oral interview to further demonstrate your language proficiency. The oral interview can be conducted face-to-face or online, according to circumstances.
We currently admit students who can master another language in addition to English, from the following:
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Months of entry


Course content

The translation industry is on the rise and specialist translators are highly sought after.

The integration of business knowledge and translation/interpreting skills will give you a competitive edge in the job market, opening up a broader range of career opportunities.
Through the skill-focused and practical nature of the course, you'll gain invaluable industry experience and proficiency in translation and interpreting, which will potentially enhance your employability.
Our lecturers have a wide range of practical and research experience in translation and interpreting.
The practical translation and interpreting sessions will include industry-based tasks.
Glasgow is the economic centre of Scotland, where you can expect to experience a rich cultural and social life.

Information for international students

Please check our English requirements before making your application.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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0141 444 8600