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Unleash your potential with the Interpreting MA programme at London Metropolitan University. This vocational master's course is tailored to equip you with the skills needed to excel as a professional conference interpreter in international organisations and the private market. With languages like English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish on offer, you'll delve into various interpreting types, including public service, conference, and remote interpreting. Benefit from top-notch facilities, including AIIC standard soundproof booths and a virtual platform for enhanced learning. The programme also provides the opportunity to gain the prestigious Level 7 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting. Entry requirements include a 2.1 degree or relevant professional experience, along with language proficiency certifications. Don't miss the chance to shadow professionals, undertake work placements, and ace interpreting exams. Elevate your career prospects as an interpreter with this comprehensive and practical course.

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Why study this course?

The Interpreting MA prepares you for work mainly as a professional conference interpreter for international organisations and the private market. Languages offered include English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish. You’ll benefit from work placements, site visits and dummy booth practice at the European Commission, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the International Maritime Organisation and the United Nations (Geneva and Vienna). It’s suitable for translators and linguists new to the field but would also benefit practising interpreters without formal qualifications.

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Entry Requirements

You'll be required to have:
- a 2.1 first degree or a 2.2 with professional experience interpreting (candidates with substantial experience as a professional interpreter but no degree will also be considered)
- certificate and diploma-level English and one other language, or MA level English and one/two other language(s)
- near-native proficiency in your first foreign language (language B) plus good command of your second foreign language (language C)
- very good command of English, with Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade AM

Candidates meeting the entry criteria will be invited to attend an entrance aptitude test.

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Where will I study?

Where is London Metropolitan University


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