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Conference Interpreting - MA (Part-time)

London Metropolitan University
2 years
Part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London
English
September 2020
1,580 GBP
Virtual open day
8/19/2020

Program description

Conference Interpreting - MA (Part-time)

Why study this course?

The Conference Interpreting MA prepares you for work as a professional conference interpreter for international organisations and the private market. Languages offered include Mandarin, French, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish. You'll benefit from work placements, site visits and dummy booth practice at the European Commission, the Court of Justice of the European Union and United Nations (Geneva and Vienna). Our state-of-the-art interpreting suite is equipped with digital facilities for interpreting practice, virtual classes and web streaming.

The course offers a wide range of language combinations paired with English: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Further language combinations with English, such as Arabic, may also be available, subject to demand, staff expertise and availability of learning resources.

All simultaneous interpreting activities take place in the fully digital interpreting suite which also offers the latest multimedia facilities for virtual classes, recording of interpreting performances, as well as original speeches for student practice.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • A first degree with a 2.1 (or a 2.2 with professional experience in interpreting) (applications from candidates with substantial experience as a professional interpreter but no degree will be considered)
  • Certificate and Diploma level English and one other language / MA level English and one or two other languages
  • Near-native proficiency in your first foreign language (language B) and/or a good command of their second foreign language (language C)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Conference Interpreting (EU/UN Context)
  • Conference Interpreting 1
  • Conference Interpreting 2
  • Conference Interpreting 3
  • Interpreting Theory and Research for Interpreters
  • MA Research Project
  • The Interpreter's Professional Environment

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £1,215 per 20 credit module
  • International students: £1,580 per 20 credit module

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

Students who complete the course automatically fulfil the requirement to access the EU/UN interpreting accreditation test to work as conference interpreters. Graduates can continue to come to London Metropolitan University to practise conference interpreting thanks to our short courses and events (CPD).

Graduates are also fully qualified to work as conference interpreters on the private market in the UK and abroad, and to continue onto further study with a PhD.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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