Information about postgraduate programmes in Translation Studies.
The postgraduate courses you can take as part of Translation Studies.
Information about PhD study and doctoral research areas.
The subject Translation Studies is located within the School of European Languages and Literatures.
Postgraduate programmes in Translation are designed to meet the growing need for professional translators.
The study of Translation combines theory with practice. You will gain an understanding of translation as a professional activity and acquire the practical skills to succeed in the profession. We use the latest translation software tools for learning and teaching - Deja Vu Translation Memory, SDL/Trados 2007 and Passolo.
The role of the professional translator or interpreter has become increasingly recognised, and globalisation has led to a greater demand for these skills. Translation can lead to careers in international organisations, international business and trade, online and offline publishing, or software and website localisation.
With the constant growth in international communication, the demand for translation is increasing continuously, and many translators undertake freelance work with clients from all over the world.
Translation was reported as among the 50 best careers of 2011. Find out more about career opportunities.