Translation and Interpreting Studies MA
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- Degree awarded
- 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
- Entry requirements
- Applicants should hold a good, Upper Second Class Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, normally in a relevant subject.
- Number of places/applicants
- A deposit of the tuition fee is required to secure your place on the programme. There are limited places available for certain language combinations. We recommend candidates apply at the earliest possible date in the academic cycle.
- How to apply
For references, please email the following link to your referees:
They will submit your references directly to us and we will add them to your application.
Please use the Online Application Form to apply. Once you register, you can search for the course to which you wish to apply and upload the required supporting documents towards the end of this process.
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The MA in Translation Studies launched by The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies in 1995 has been one of the longest-running and most prestigious postgraduate degrees offered by a UK institution.
The MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies (MATIS) aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills for a career in translation and/or interpreting and/or for other professions which require expertise in cross-cultural communication. With its combination of theory and practice, it also provides excellent preparation for further study and research at PhD level.
The translation course units are offered in all language combinations (i.e. English and any other language). However, the interpreting course units are offered in specific language combinations (Arabic, Chinese, French, German and Spanish).
MA students come from Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America; each year ten or more different languages are spoken by the MA group - a truly multilingual environment in the centre of Manchester!
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MA (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £8,000
International students (per annum): £16,000
- MA (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,000
- PGDip (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,333
International students (per annum): £10,333
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Each year, the School offers a number of bursaries set at Home/EU fees level, open to both Home/EU and international students. Details of the funding process can be found on the School's funding page where you can also check details of subject specific bursaries.
The Faculty of Humanities Loyalty Bursary offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a 1st within the last three years and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2016 entry.
See also the University's postgraduate funding database for more funding opportunities, including the latest information on the new Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.
- Academic department
- School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
- Contact name
- PG Taught Admissions
- +44 (0)161 306 1259
- Academic department overview
See: About us
Courses in related subject areas
Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.
- Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies
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- German Studies
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