Newcastle University

Newcastle University


This course enables you to acquire high-quality interpreting (i.e. spoken rather than written transfer) skills so you may enter the interpreting profession, especially in marketable fields such as technology, commerce, international relations and journalism. This course consists of 2 stages of study over 24 months, and uses English and Chinese as working languages.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or a degree with a minimum average of 80 per cent (or GPA 3.0) on your transcript; you must also have expert 2nd language knowledge; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in all sub-sections, which must be no more than 2 years old on starting the programme. No equivalent English language qualifications can be considered on this programme.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Office, School of Modern Languages
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5867