Applied Languages and Translating (ALT) and Languages Interpreting and Translating (LINT) follow the same programme for the first three years. In both degrees two foreign or signed languages are studied to degree level. A compulsory placement year is spent abroad at two partner institutions. Students with only one language at post-Higher/A-Level follow an accelerated intensive language course during Year 1 and join the mainstream language courses from Year 2. The degrees focus on practical language skills, communication studies, European studies and linguistics/ translation studies.
Students with only one language at post-Higher/A-Level follow an accelerated intensive language course during Level 1 and join the mainstream language courses from Level 2.
Accredited by the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI).
Work and study
This is what our MA (Hons) Applied Languages and Translating (French/German) students are doing six months after graduating:
- 71% are working
- 10% are studying
- 10% are working and studying.
- 70% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.
- The average salary of students six months after graduating: £18000
- The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £19000
These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:
- Business and public service associate professionals
- Business, research and administrative professionals
- Secretarial and related occupations
- Artistic, literary and media occupations
- Childcare and related personal services