Translation Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) BSL/French MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 0% 0% £9250 £17320 206 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages and Translation Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting with Modern Languages BA (Hons) University of East Anglia 96% 0% 0% £9250 £20600 125 Norwich On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: Chinese/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with History of Art and Visual Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) BSL/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 0% 0% £9250 £17320 206 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: French/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) BSL/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 0% 0% £9250 £17320 206 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies and Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) French/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: Chinese/French MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with International Film with a Year Abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 134 Egham On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: French/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) Chinese/French MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with a year abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with History of Art and Visual Culture BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) French/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
British Sign Language (Interpreting, Translating and Applied Language Studies) MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £17320 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages with Translation Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) BSL/Chinese MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: Chinese/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) German/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with International Film BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 134 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) Chinese/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) Chinese/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: German/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 0% £9250 £18704 184 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies and Comparative Literature and Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies and History of Art and Visual Culture BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £23800 125 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting BA (Hons) Newcastle University 79% 0% 10% - - 161 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting BA (Hons) Swansea University 86% 5% 15% - - 137 Swansea On campus Full-time
English - Chinese Translation and Interpreting BA (Hons) Swansea University 81% 10% 5% - - 139 Swansea On campus Full-time
Interpreting MA London Metropolitan University - - - £1390 £2100 - London On campus Part-time
Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting MA University of Liverpool - - - £10000 £21400 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MSc MSc University of Aberdeen - - - £11100 £23800 - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting PgDip University of Essex - - - £8000 £17360 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Translating and Interpreting Studies MSc University of Aberdeen - - - £11100 £23800 - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA Durham University - - - £6300 £13000 - Durham On campus Part-time
Conference Interpreting MA London Metropolitan University - - - £12500 £18700 - London On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA University of Portsmouth - - - £5200 £9400 - Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Translation Studies and History of Art and Visual Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London - - - £9250 £23800 - Egham On campus Full-time
Conference Interpreting and Translation (Chinese-English) MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Advanced Interpreting with Specialised Translation (Chinese-English) MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Advancing Practice in Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting MSc Queen Margaret University - - - £1040 £1040 - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Translation Studies PgCert The University of Sheffield - - - £10300 £22000 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting MA University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
British Sign Language / English Interpreting PgDip University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Part-time
Interpreting (Chinese Pathway) MA University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
Translation Studies PhD Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor On campus Full-time
Interpreting and Translating (Chinese path) MA University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation MA University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Interpreting and Translating (European path) MA University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Translation Studies PhD PhD The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MA Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MA University of Leicester - - - - - - Leicester On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Interpreting MA Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
Irish Language Translation, Interpreting and Professional Language Skills MA Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MA (Res) University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting MA University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Translation Studies/Translation Studies (with Interpreting) MA MA (PG) The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham online Part-time
Translation with Business Interpreting (Chinese) MA University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Translating and Interpreting PhD Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MLitt Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
Astudiaethau Cyfieithu Proffesiynol MA Aberystwyth University - - - - - - Aberystwyth On campus Part-time
Translating MA Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Interpreting MA Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting Studies MRes University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Business and Public Service Interpreting and Translation Studies MA University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting Studies MA The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Translation Studies PhD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Interpreting PhD Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
Translating and Interpreting MA Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Interpreting MA University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
Literary Translation Studies PhD The University of Warwick - - - - - - Coventry On campus Part-time
Literary Translation Studies MA The University of Warwick - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Translation Studies Practice-Based PhD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MA University of Exeter - - - - - - Exeter On campus Full-time
Chinese to English Translation and Interpreting MA MA The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Interpreting MA University of Wolverhampton - - - - - - Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
Interpreting and Translation MA University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Full-time
Translation Studies (by practice) PhD Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
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14045 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Translation Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26063 £24027 £28233
25-75 percentile range £23000 - £30158 £18667 - £30646 £21578 - £37856

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25763 £23884 £28990
25-75 percentile range £22557 - £30555 £19385 - £30386 £22934 - £36502

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Translation Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Translation Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Translation Studies

  • Local and National Government
  • Translation Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Editing and Publishing Companies
  • National Health Service
  • TV/Film Industry

Jobs of graduates of Translation Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Translation Studies at King's College London

15% Sales occupations
15% Skilled trades occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Caring personal services
10% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
10% Elementary occupations
10% Design occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Translation Studies

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Translation Studies, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Translation Studies was £26063 15 months after graduation, £24027 3 years after graduation and £28233 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Translation Studies studies:
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Initial Qualification) - PgDip
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Letters - MLitt
  • Masters in Research - MRes