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Translating for Business - MSc/PGDip


Heriot-Watt University School of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September PGDip, MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Our new MSc Translating for Business programme is aimed at those looking to develop their language communications skills in a business context.

The programme allows you to develop language, communication and translation skills specific to a business context in English plus your choice of one or two other languages from French, German and Spanish.

With a broad range of optional courses in professionally relevant subjects you can tailor your programme to your interests and professional needs.

Language combinations

In the practical translating and interpreting courses students opt for one of two ‘strands’, corresponding to their chosen languages:

Strand

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Entry Requirements

Strand A
- Native / near-native command of English plus native / near-native command of French, German, or Spanish
- Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Strand B
- Native / near-native command of English plus an excellent command of two from French, German, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese.
- Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Suitable applicants will normally be invited for interview and to undertake a short test.


 Course Content


Where is Heriot-Watt University

Scholarships

Application process: Eligible students will be identified as part of the academic admissions process and therefore you do not need to complete a separate application form. Successful candidates will have the award detailed on their offer letters and, where appropriate, their CAS letters for visa purposes. To secure your scholarship you simply accept your offer of a place to study with us.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,500 - £3,000

Eligibility

You must be a self-funding student and have achieved, or be on track to achieve, the minimum academic entry criteria for the programme you wish to study from a fully recognised, high ranking institution. You must be studying full-time on our UK campuses and must begin your studies in September 2019.

Application Procedure

- This scholarship is available only for new full time students beginning in September 2019 and cannot be deferred.
- To receive the scholarship, you must be self-funding i.e not fully sponsored by your employer, a company or in receipt of a full scholarship from another source.
- The scholarship cannot be received in combination with any other Heriot-Watt fee-abatement award such as a partnership fee discount or alumni award.
- The scholarship cannot be used in lieu of any reduction to the deposit you are required to pay as part of the admissions process (applicable to international fee status students only).
- Payment of the scholarship will be paid as a fee abatement i.e. your fees will be automatically reduced by the amount awarded. Students will not be able to receive a cash alternative.
- This scholarship is applicable for ‘new’ students only, i.e. those who have not studied with us at any of our campuses before. Students who have studied with us previously will instead be eligible for our alumni award.

Further Information

https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/scholarships/postgraduate-merit-award.htm

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