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Course summary

Covering a broad range of topics and contexts, the MA Translation and Professional Communication Skills will teach you to effectively communicate across different languages and cultures. This programme has a substantial hands-on element, giving you practical insights into translation, interpreting and a number of other related fields.


Compulsory modules include: Dissertation Research Skills (Dissertation Preparation); Translation Technology; Practical Translation; Translation: Theory and Practice

Assessment method

You will be assessed by traditional means, such as Research Papers and shorter pieces of assessed work, individual and group presentations, workshops and a 20,000 word dissertation.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7with no component below 6.5

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Translation and Professional Communication Skills at University of Southampton - UCAS