Taught course

Translation

Institution
University of Surrey · Department Language and Translation
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Native English speakers: a minimum of a UK 2.2 honours degree – or equivalent – in a relevant language, translation or other relevant subject. Speakers of other languages: an equivalent to a minimum of a UK 2.2 honours degree in English or another relevant subject.

In exceptional cases, alternative qualifications and professional experience may be considered.

Non-native speakers of English will also have to meet the English language requirements specified for this programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This internationally recognised programme has been preparing students to work in the Language Service Industry for nearly 30 years.

Our commitment to the highest standards of excellence in the profession is reflected in our accreditation and membership of the European Masters in Translation (EMT) network.

Programme overview

This programme is designed to suit current market demands. You will practise specialised translation in language-specific groups and have opportunities to simulate real-life translation scenarios.

The domains covered include economic, business, legal, scientific and technical translation. Our strong emphasis on translation technologies will allow you to work with computer-assisted translation software and state-of-the-art corpus tools and resources.

Equally important, the programme highlights the business requirements of the industry so that you acquire the necessary project management and entrepreneurial skills to work as a professional language service provider.

Furthermore, our EMT membership gives you priority access to traineeships at the EU Directorate-General for Translation.

Information for international students

Native English speakers: a minimum of a UK 2.2 honours degree – or equivalent – in a relevant language, translation or other relevant subject. Speakers of other languages: an equivalent to a minimum of a UK 2.2 honours degree in English or another relevant subject.

In exceptional cases, alternative qualifications and professional experience may be considered.

Non-native speakers of English will also have to meet the English language requirements specified for this programme.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,000
International students
£14,500

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
01483 682 222