MA — 2024 entry Interpreting (Chinese Pathway)

The Chinese interpreting market has experienced exceptional growth despite a challenging international economic climate. Globalisation has created new opportunities and demand for interpreting services that enable knowledge exchange, migration, better trade and diplomatic relations, and communication between business clients. This masters will give you advanced interpreting skills in all interpreting modes, to meet the needs of this fast-evolving Chinese market.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

  • Our Interpreting (Chinese Pathway) MA course is taught in collaboration with KL Communications Ltd, whose Managing Director, Dr Kevin Lin OBE, is the Lead Interpreter (Chinese) for the UK government’s Foreign Office.
  • The programme has a strong practical component that responds to the evolving needs of the Chinese interpreting market, encompassing new technological innovation which is reshaping the industry and its associated research opportunities.
  • The course provides exceptional global opportunities for simulated and industry-relevant interpreting experience, training you to be ready for your first conference interpreter job upon graduation.
  • We support ‘virtual internships’ which enable you to collaborate with language service providers and build a professional engagement portfolio whilst still studying, that you can present to future employers.
  • The Centre for Translation Studies has developed an ambitious new research programme which will place us and our students at the very heart of future developments. The programme informs our teaching with a strong focus on the responsible integration of human and machine translation.
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Fantastic graduate prospects

97% of our School of Literature and Languages postgraduate students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2024, HESA)

10th for research impact

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 ranked the School of Literature and Languages 10th for research impact

4th in the UK

For Languages and Linguistics in the Guardian University Guide 2024

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