Translation Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Modern Languages and Translation Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting with Modern Languages BA (Hons) University of East Anglia 96% 0% 0% £9250 £17100 £18000 132 Norwich 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 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies and Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with International Film with a Year Abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 129 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with a year abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 124 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 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies and History of Art and Visual Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages with Translation Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies with International Film BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 83% 5% 5% £9250 £19300 129 Egham 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 £19300 124 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 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting BA (Hons) Newcastle University 77% 0% 0% £9250 - 155 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting BA (Hons) Swansea University 86% 2% 10% - - 151 Swansea On campus Full-time
English - Chinese Translation and Interpreting BA (Hons) Swansea University 81% 2% 0% - - 121 Swansea On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) BSL/French MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Interpreting MA London Metropolitan University - - - £1280 £1875 - London On campus Part-time
Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting MA University of Liverpool - - - £9500 £20350 - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: Chinese/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: French/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) French/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: Chinese/French MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting PgDip University of Essex - - - £7008 £15040 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA University of Leicester - - - £9500 £17500 - Leicester On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: French/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) Chinese/French MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA Durham University - - - £10300 £21750 - Durham On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) French/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Conference Interpreting and Translation (Chinese-English) MA University of Essex - - - £8760 £18800 - Colchester On campus Full-time
British Sign Language (Interpreting, Translating and Applied Language Studies) MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Astudiaethau Cyfieithu Proffesiynol MA Aberystwyth University - - - £7000 £14700 - Aberystwyth On campus Part-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: Chinese/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting Studies MA The University of Manchester - - - £5750 £11500 - Manchester On campus Part-time
Translating for Business and International Institutions MA Aston University - - - £11500 £21250 - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) German/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) Chinese/German MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Modern Languages (Interpreting and Translating) Chinese/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Advanced Interpreting with Specialised Translation (Chinese-English) MA University of Essex - - - £8760 £18800 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Applied Modern Languages & Translating: German/Spanish MA (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - - - £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Advancing Practice in Signed/Spoken Language Interpreting MSc Queen Margaret University - - - £960 £960 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling MA University of Essex - - - £8760 £18800 - Colchester On campus Full-time
MA in TESOL and Translation Studies MA Aston University - - - £11500 £21250 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Interpreting and Translation MA University of Central Lancashire - - - £7100 £13500 - Preston On campus Full-time
Interpreting Studies PhD The University of Manchester - - - - £20500 - Manchester On campus Full-time
Interpreting (British Sign Language/English) BA (Hons) University of Wolverhampton - - - £9250 - - Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Interpreting (British Sign Language/English) plus Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Wolverhampton - - - £9250 - - Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting MA University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Part-time
British Sign Language / English Interpreting and Translation PgDip University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Part-time
Applied Translation Studies PgDip University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Part-time
Interpreting (Chinese Pathway) MA University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MPhil Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor On campus Full-time
Translation and Interpreting MA University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MSc MSc University of Aberdeen - - - - - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Interpreting and Translating (Path 2) 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 (Path 1) MA University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Translation Studies PhD PhD The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Translating and Interpreting Studies MSc University of Aberdeen - - - - - - Aberdeen 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 Full-time
Translation Studies PhD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham online Full-time
Translation Studies/Translation Studies (with Interpreting) MA MA (PG) The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Translation Studies MA University of Portsmouth - - - - - - Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Translation with Business Interpreting MA University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Translating and Interpreting MPhil Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
Translation Studies MLitt Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle 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 Part-time
Business and Public Service Interpreting and Translation Studies MA University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds 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
Translation Studies Practice-Based PhD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham online Full-time
Translation Studies MA University of Exeter - - - - - - Exeter On campus Part-time
Chinese to English Translation and Interpreting MA MA The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Part-time
Interpreting MA University of Wolverhampton - - - - - - Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
Translation Studies PgDip The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Part-time
Translation Studies (by practice) MPhil Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

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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 £24521 £24027 £28233
25-75 percentile range £21042 - £28169 £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 £24413 £24956 £30085
25-75 percentile range £21953 - £28148 £19919 - £31743 £23139 - £38691

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

30% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Administrative occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media 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 £24521 15 months after graduation, £24027 3 years after graduation and £28233 5 years after graduation.

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

Translation and Interpreting with Modern Languages - BA (Hons) at University of East Anglia received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey 2022 with a rating of 96 out of 100 among 20 respondents.