Taught course

Translation Studies

University of Surrey · Department Language and Translation

Entry requirements

Please check the University of Surrey website for details.

Please note that this programme is subject to validation.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MRes Translation Studies programme will allow you to pursue your passion for languages and communication, feed your fascination for the way words work, and open doors to further study and a range of fulfilling and exciting career opportunities.

This unique and innovative programme is the first of its kind in the UK, providing in-depth systematic research training and targeted preparation for undertaking a PhD in the discipline of languages and translation.

Programme overview

The need for a new generation of highly skilled translation researchers is forever growing. Our programme will provide you with the skills and expertise necessary to meet this demand, and excel in your work as the translation industry moves into the future.

As a student on this programme, you will have access to our world-class Centre for Translation Studies, which is internationally recognised as a centre for high-quality research and teaching. Our approach of combining leading research expertise with professional relevance will provide you with the skills you need to thrive in a career in the languages and translation industry.

A range of optional modules will enable you to specialise in your individual area of interest, shaping your degree to your aspirations. You will undertake evidence-based, interdisciplinary research tailored towards real-world problems, providing you with a competitive edge as you enter the world of work or pursue further study.

Our strong emphasis on developing analytical and research skills will open up many opportunities for graduates in the translation industry, and also provide the necessary research training for graduates preparing to undertake a PhD.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

01483 682 222