About the course
OurMSc Translating programmeis designed for those who want to work as professional translators or in the field of translating. This programmes main focus is on translation and translation technologies. However, youcan also choose from a broad range of optional courses in professionally relevant subjects to tailor your programme to your interests and professional needs, such as Subtitling, International Politics, Business Communication, Localisation & Technical Writing, or study a new language. Language combinations In the practical translating courses students opt for one of two ‘strands’, corresponding to their chosen language combination: Strand A Study of English + one other language from Chinese, French, German or Spanish. Students work in both directions between the two languages chosen. Strand B Study of English + two foreign languages from Chinese, French, German orSpanish. Students on this strand work from the two chosen languages into English. Facilities Students benefit from excellent facilities for translating including a range of state-of-the-art Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) software packages, digital resources for translating and interpreting as well as student-centred study facilities Programme duration Mode of study MSc PG Diploma Full-time 12 months 9 months Part-time 24 months 21 months Professional recognition Heriot-Watt University is a member of Conférence Internationale permanente d’Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes (CIUTI) which is an inter­na­tional asso­ci­a­tion of uni­ver­sity insti­tutes with trans­la­tion and interpre­tation pro­grammes. CIUTI is ded­i­cated to excel­lence in the training and research of both trans­la­tion and inter­pre­ta­tion. Mem­ber­ship of CIUTI requires ful­filment of strict qual­ity cri­te­ria and is a dis­tinct seal of quality. Accreditation Heriot-Watt University is a member of the European Master’s in Translation network. The EMT is a quality label for university masters
Intake Months
September
Delivery Locations
C170926
Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 16,400
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Duration
1 Year
Post study visa
2 Years
English language requirements
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6.5
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60
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58-64
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting. Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee ent
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
, 2023 Duration 1 Year Course fee GBP 17,304
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City Open Now Campus Edinburgh Campus
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Heriot-Watt University

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Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the worlds first mechanics institute, and subsequently granted university status by royal charter in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor James Watt and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith George Heriot.
Heriot-Watt University is a world-leading institution ranked in the top 350 Universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2019).
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