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Translation degrees in the UK

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MLang Modern Languages (Translation) MLang

University of Essex United Kingdom

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Translation (French) BA, BA (Hons)

University of Westminster United Kingdom

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Translation BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University United Kingdom

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Modern Languages and Translation BA (Hons)

University of Leicester United Kingdom

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Translation, Media and Modern Language BA

University of East Anglia (UEA) United Kingdom

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Translation Studies with International Film BA (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom

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Creative and Professional Writing BA (Hons)

University of East London (UEL) United Kingdom

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Neuroscience with a Modern Language BSc

University of Manchester United Kingdom

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English BA (Hons)

University of Liverpool United Kingdom

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English BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University United Kingdom

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Law (Eng/NI) with French (M1RC) Other UG Award

University of Dundee United Kingdom

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BA (Hons) Screenwriting & Producing BA (Hons), UG:Bachelor

Regent's University London United Kingdom

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All Bachelors Degrees in Translation

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Study a Translation degree in the UK in 2024

If you have a passion for language, a degree in translation allows you to study one or two languages whilst developing skills in both translation and interpreting. You gain an understanding of multiple cultures and also proficient communication skills, establishing yourself the opportunity for a truly global career.

Studying languages opens up a broad range of potential careers where you can put your communication skills to use. Primarily a degree in translation will set you up for a degree as a professional translator, but you may also use your skills in areas such as marketing, advertising, business communication and teaching.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Cultural awareness
  • Practical translation skills
  • Linguistics and literature
  • Interpretation skills
  • Professional interpretation

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in the UK for international students.

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