University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Translation Studies

This course is designed both for professional translators and interpreters wishing to obtain a formal qualification, and for language graduates wishing to become translators or undertake further research studies; the course combines theoretical and practical training and makes use of state-of-the-art translation and interpreting facilities; the course consists of a combination of core modules and optional modules which provide professionally-relevant training, giving students the option to specialise in either interpreting, audiovisual translation or literary translation between English and one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Slovene, Serbian/Croatian, Spanish (though it should be noted that not all 3 options are available for all languages); supervision for the targeted translation project is available in a wide range of areas offering research guidance and advice from specialist staff; students also have regular opportunities to meet with professional translators.

Entry requirements

2.1 (Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent) native speakers of English should hold an Honours degree in the foreign language they wish to study at MA level, at 2.1 level or above or an international equivalent; IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element); TOEFL IBT: 100 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,380 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

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