University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies, Two Languages

The programme covers interpreting and translation; students are trained in the relevant skills and acquire familiarity with a wide range of issues in key fields including international affairs, politics, international business and science and technology; it also offers an introduction to translation theory and research methods; students on the MA conference interpreting and translation studies work from 2 languages into their mother tongue.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent and an excellent command of two foreign languages; exceptionally, candidates with equivalent qualifications or experience are considered; all candidates must pass an entry test in translation; applicants also need to attend an interview to assess their suitability for interpreting training; IELTS 7.0 overall with at least 7.5 in speaking and listening and at least 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course modules

Core modules: Methods and approaches in translation studies; specialised translation; interpreting skills; consecutive and bilateral interpreting; simultaneous interpreting; summer project either extended translations or dissertation; plus options including: computers and the translator; introduction to screen translation; corpus linguistics for translators; principles and applications of machine translation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0113 343 3234