UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme is designed to provide 1st'class training in specialised translation in the scientific, technical and medical areas. The programme offers you the opportunity to develop your translation and language skills, to deepen your understanding of the workings of language as an essential tool of communication and to gain vital experience in the rapidly developing area of translation technology. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, interactive practical seminars, practical translation assignments and hands'on experience with a wide range of translation tools and technology.

Course Modules

Core modules: Language and translation; translation technology; language and automation; scientific and technical translation; medical translation. Options: Accessibility to the media; localisation; professional skills for translators; subtitling; translating for voiceover and dubbing.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and proven linguistic ability in 1 of the language pairs available within the programme. From English into Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish. From French, German or Spanish into English.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees