MA — 2024 entry Interpreting

This is the only course in the UK that will give you advanced skills in all interpreting modes, including consecutive, simultaneous, dialogue and distance interpreting. We’re the first university to teach video-mediated and telephone interpreting based on research in distance interpreting, giving you excellent and flexible career opportunities.

Key course information

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

Why choose
this course?

  • The course has a strong practical component designed to suit the needs of the interpreting market today.
  • We’re one of the UK’s top translation and interpreting research centres, with over four decades of experience in postgraduate education and research training.
  • We focus on exciting and newly developing areas of the discipline, such as interpreting technologies, distance/remote interpreting, hybrid modalities of interpreting, corpus-based approaches, artificial intelligence (AI) tools, audio visual translation and multi-modality studies.
  • The Centre for Translation Studies (CTS) has developed an ambitious new research programme on the responsible integration of human and automated approaches to interpreting and translation. This programme informs our teaching and future-proofs your career in this evolving industry.
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Fantastic graduate prospects

91% of our School of Literature and Languages postgraduate students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, 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

About the University of Surrey

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