University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Applied Translation Studies

The distinctive focus of the programme is on computer-assisted translation, using an unrivalled range of software tools that are widely used by leading translation companies - SDL Trados Studio, SDL Passolo, memoQ, Deja Vu X3 and OmegaT. This technical module is driven by multilingual group projects, which provide valuable experience of translation project management. You also follow modules in specialised written translation between English and one or two of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree (2.1 honours or above, or the equivalent) and an excellent command of one or more foreign languages. Exceptionally, candidates with equivalent qualifications or experience will be considered. For non-native English speakers, an overall IELTS score of at least 7.0 (with not less than 6.5 in all components) is required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 9,833 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
PgDip Part-time £ 2,250 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
PgDip Part-time £ 4,917 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Taught Admissions
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0113 343 3234