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  Translating and Interpreting Studies


Aberdeen University    Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture

Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months or 24 months
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Immerse yourself in the world of language and culture with our Master's programme in Translating and Interpreting Studies. Gain a competitive edge in the global market as a skilled translator or interpreter, specialising in conference and public service interpretation. Master Arabic, French, Gaelic, German, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish, and develop professional interpreting skills in a cutting-edge conference interpretation suite. Our expert faculty, with extensive industry experience, will guide you through courses in conference and public service interpretation, enhancing your comprehension, discrimination, retention, and expression abilities. Benefit from hands-on practice in our interpreting suite and access AssessmentQ and InterpreterQ Media Player for independent study support. To qualify, you'll need a First or Upper Second class honours degree in a relevant language or a 2.2 with interpreting experience, along with strong proficiency in English. Elevate your career prospects and become a sought-after language professional with our comprehensive programme.

About the course

We live and work in a linguistically and culturally diverse world, fuelling the demand for strong linguists with a combination of interpretation and translation skills to support global communication. Master a set of marketable skills to start working as a translator or interpreter, with the option to specialise in conference and public service interpretation.

Our Translating and Interpreting master’s programme aims to transform your advanced language skills to qualify as a translator or interpreter.

We offer the following languages: Arabic, French, Gaelic, German, Mandarin Chinese and

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Entry Requirements

Candidates should have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent in one of the languages offered in the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture, or a 2.2 with professional experience in interpreting.

Students need to have a very good command of the two languages that they will use to acquire their interpreting skills. In the case of English, students must be able to demonstrate English language competence at IELTS 6.5. level (or equivalent), preferably having Listening and Speaking 6.0.




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