MA Conference Interpreting / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- 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. Exceptionally, we may consider applicants who do not meet this requirement but have significant relevant experience and skills.
- Number of places/applicants
Limited places are available on the MA in Conference Interpreting (MACINT). We strongly recommend you apply early.
- How to apply
Please note: This programme has now closed postgraduate taught applications for 2017 entry for all Mandarin-language applicants. This particular programme operates a quota system for particular language combinations and we have now met our maximum capacity for Mandarin-language students.
We still have places for Mandarin-language applicants on our MA Translation and Interpreting Studies for 2017 entry.
Alternatively, you are very welcome to reapply next year. Applications for 2018 will open in September 2017.
Please refer to the following School page regarding subject-specific requirements. These are in addition to the basic prerequisites as shown under entry requirements:
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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- You are interested in a challenging and stimulating career in conference interpreting
- You want personalised training from practising conference interpreters who are accredited by the European Union and the United Nations
- You are looking for a course that is recognised and supported by key employers such as the European Commission and the European Parliament
- You want to benefit from four additional weeks of advanced simultaneous training after your final summer exams, which are specifically designed to prepare you for the profession
- You want to train and practice in state-of-the-art facilities using professional interpreting equipment
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
International students (per annum): £17,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000
International students (per annum): £11,333
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000
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 Manchester Alumni Scholarship 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 2017 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
- Programme Director, Jin Liu
- +44 (0)161 306 1259
- Academic department overview
See: About us
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