Swansea University

Swansea University

Literary Translation

This course is designed to offer both an independent scheme of study for advanced linguists and a practical and theoretical training for those wishing to pursue a career in literary translation; it is also suitable for practising translators who do not yet have, but wish to gain, formal qualification; students work in English and either 1 or 2 from: Catalan, French, German, Spanish and Welsh.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in Language or Translation or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,150 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01792 295358