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British Sign Language (Interpreting, Translating and Applied Language Studies)

Heriot-Watt University
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Program description

This programme in key aspects is unique in the UK. It allows you to study British Sign Language (BSL) to a professional level and become trained to work as a BSL/English Interpreter and Translator, and to use BSL proficiently in related professional areas. During Year 3 you can either undertake a full-time placement working in the UK signing community with organisations in the field or study abroad at one of our partner universities. Graduates successfully completing all specified components of this programme are able to register as full Members of the Register of Sign Language Interpreters with NRCPD, the national registration body in the UK for sign language interpreting, and also with SASLI (Scottish Association of Sign Language interpreters).

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Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt has 4 campuses

Heriot-Watt University focuses on the industrial and business world. It is ranked as a top institution known for its excellence in research. The University is the UK's eighth oldest university, and began as an art school in Edinburgh in 1821...

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