University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Translation Studies

This course has a strong focus on practical translation and on specific situations in which people communicate with one another across different cultures. The following languages are offered: French, Spanish and Chinese, and (subject to demand and availability) German, Russian, and Polish.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in all bands.

Course modules

Portfolio of translation; terminology and translation project management; cultural translation and transfer; research skills; translation with computer technology; specialised translation and dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods will include essays, reports (which may take the form of written documents, websites or PowerPoint presentations), the portfolio of translation and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 11,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MRes Part-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 27 months
MRes Part-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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