Translation Studies

Why study translation at the University of Edinburgh?

Here are just some of the reasons why you should study translation studies at the University of Edinburgh.

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We cover a variety of languages and offer the possibility of working with two language pairs.

Our staff are drawn from the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures with a broad range of academic expertise.

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Our programmes will prepare you both for research and a career in translation. All our programmes can be studied on a full or part-time basis.

Additionally, for those interested in pursuing an academic career, we offer excellent opportunities in research networking.

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For those more interested in pursuing a career as in-house or freelance translators we have growing links with the translation market. As of 2014/5, the University of Edinburgh’s postgraduate programme in Translation Studies is an official member of the SDL University Partner Program.

The University of Edinburgh is a world-class learning institution and offers a host of benefits.

There are a wide variety of resources available for students, both within the University and further afield in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the vibrant capital city of Scotland and boasts a host of opportunities for learning and entertainment.