Translating and Interpreting - MA


Newcastle University    School of Modern Languages

Full time September MA 1-2 years full time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Unleash your potential with our Translating and Interpreting MA programme. Delve into the world of translation and interpreting with our expert lecturers who bring a wealth of industry experience to the table. This two-stage programme offers a comprehensive curriculum covering essential skills such as Consecutive Interpreting, Sight Translation, and Localisation. In Stage 2, you'll advance to specialised areas like conference interpreting and audio-visual translation. With a focus on practical application, you'll master computer-assisted translation tools and industry-specific briefs. Our state-of-the-art facilities, including interpreting suites and CAT tools, provide a conducive learning environment. To join this prestigious programme, you'll need a 2:1 honours degree and expert second-language knowledge. Gain professional experience through industry talks, study visits, and internship placements, setting you up for success in the dynamic fields of translation and interpreting. Elevate your skills and embark on a rewarding career with our Translating and Interpreting MA.

About the course

Our Translating and Interpreting MA will allow you to hone the skills you need to excel in your chosen professional domain.

Our lecturers have a wealth of professional experience, both in-house and freelance. They have worked in the fields of translation, localisation, and conference interpreting.

You will gain an understanding of how theory and practice intersect in translation and interpreting. You’ll have access to our state-of-art conference interpreting suite. You’ll also benefit from both our industry experience and established connections.

The Translating and Interpreting Master's has two stages. Each stage lasts one year.

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Entry Requirements

Stage 1 entry

2:1 honours degree
OR

a degree with a minimum average of 75% (or GPA 2.75) on your transcript.

Stage two entry (advanced)

2:1 honours degree
OR

a degree with a minimum average of 80% (or GPA 3.0) on your transcript.

You must also have expert second-language knowledge.


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