Taught course


University of Surrey · Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Native English speakers: a minimum of a UK 2.2 honours degree, or equivalent, in the relevant language or another relevant subject (e.g. translation, law, criminology, forensic linguistics, healthcare, business studies, international or area studies. 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 normally be required to have IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent), with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and speaking, and 6.0 in all other components. A subsequent condition for all applicants meeting these requirements is the successful completion of an interpreting aptitude test.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a highly specialised programme that will help you acquire advanced interpreting skills and enable you to work confidently in all modes of interpreting (including consecutive, simultaneous, dialogue and video-mediated interpreting), and in a wide variety of contexts (including conference, business, legal and healthcare interpreting) and settings (including traditional face-to-face or on-site interpreting and novel settings of remote interpreting).

Information for international students

IELTS minimum overall: 6.5, IELTS minimum by component: Reading: 6.0, Writing: 6.5, Speaking: 6.5, Listening: 6.0

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

01483 682 222