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Translation and Interpreting Studies MA

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Degree awarded: MA

Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.

Entry requirements: An Upper Second class Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants must have excellent competence in English and one other language. Holders of degrees in non-language related fields will also be considered but need to demonstrate degree-level competence in English and one other language.

Course fees: The level of tuition fees for entry in September 2012 are not yet available, however, for entry to MA programmes in 2011, the tuition fees are £3,732 per annum for Home/EU students and £11,700 per annum for International students. For general fees information, please visit: Postgraduate Fees.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.


British and EU students intending to take an MA programme in the School are eligible to apply for support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). AHRC grants are competitive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students. Please see the School website for further details.

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures also offers a limited number of fee bursaries on a competitive basis for MA students. Details of bursaries available in a given year will be posted on the School website in January.

Number of places/applicants: There is no limit on the number of places available on the programme. A deposit of 5% of the tuition fee is required to secure your place on the programme. Details will be given in the offer letter.

Contact email: pg-translation@manchester.ac.uk

Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 275 3559

How to apply:

For details on how to apply, go to: Apply online

Course options

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