University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

This ground'breaking MA is the first in the world to combine audiovisual translation, accessibility and filmmaking. The course is ideal for people with a translation background who are keen to learn about film, accessibility and the most creative aspects of translation, or people with a film background and an interest in accessibility and/or language.

Course Additional Entry

The programme is not limited to specific language pairs, students work into and out of English and another language of their choice or monolingually in English. French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese and Spanish are provided every year. Depending on the number of students, other language combinations may also be offered, notably Arabic, Polish, Portuguese and Russian. The decision to run any particular language combination will be at the discretion of the programme convener in consultation with the head of department. Entry to the programmes is open to applicants with a good 1st degree in a relevant topic area (linguistics, modern languages, economics, law, film etc.). All candidates will need to demonstrate excellent writing and communication skills in English. We particularly welcome students who have done a degree in translation. Non'native speakers of English should normally have at least 6.5 IELTS. The programme convener reserves the right to interview any of the candidates under this category. The programmes are also open to candidates with an appropriate professional qualification or with proven professional expertise in the field of translation. All candidates under this category will be interviewed by the programme convener. All applicants will be required to supply the names of 2 referees that will be able to comment on the applicant's academic suitability and knowledge of English where appropriate.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip