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14 Masters Programs in Interpretation

Generally requiring about two years to earn, a master’s degree is a way for a student to gain enhanced knowledge of their chosen field. This type of degree is excellent preparation for either a further academic career or a professional workplace and is available in a number of different subjects. Just what is a Master in Interpretation? This kind of program focuses on how one language i… Read more

Generally requiring about two years to earn, a master’s degree is a way for a student to gain enhanced knowledge of their chosen field. This type of degree is excellent preparation for either a further academic career or a professional workplace and is available in a number of different subjects.

Just what is a Master in Interpretation? This kind of program focuses on how one language is translated into another during instances of interpersonal communication. While translation can refer to a variety of processes, including work done with the written word, the study of interpretation is usually restricted to real-time interactions between people who speak different languages. Students may learn about interpretation techniques and best practices as well as general communications skills. Additionally, they might pursue an in-depth study of their chosen languages in order to improve their abilities.

Programs such as these can help students acquire important skills that can benefit them in the workplace, such as clear communication and effective interpersonal interaction. Additionally, students may be able to improve their foreign language skills.

The cost of a master’s degree in interpretation will depend on a number of different factors. Students should be sure to contact their chosen school directly so that they can receive accurate, up-to-date information on the programs in which they would like to enroll.

Those who complete a master’s degree in interpretation often go on to work as interpreters, assisting people around the world with communication in foreign languages. They might work for businesses, news companies, nonprofits, government agencies, or other organizations throughout their careers. Additionally, those with a degree in interpretation may also be able to work as translators, language analysts, or even educators.

If you’re interested in earning one of these degrees, now is the time to start. Just search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The M.A. in Translation & Bilingual Communication Programme aims to provide, at the postgraduate level and with the needs of main target groups in mind, focused and vigoro ... +

The M.A. in Translation & Bilingual Communication Programme aims to provide, at the postgraduate level and with the needs of main target groups in mind, focused and vigorous training in Translation and Bilingual Communication. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Malta
Valletta, Malta

The course aims at offering a theoretical and practical background based on the current global translation market demands. It offers a main core study program combined with a ... +

The course aims at offering a theoretical and practical background based on the current global translation market demands. It offers a main core study program combined with a specialization stream. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

The MA in Translation and Interpreting (MATI) is a specialized variant, with special emphasis on interpreting skills, of our established MA in Professional Translation. It is ... +

The MA in Translation and Interpreting (MATI) is a specialized variant, with special emphasis on interpreting skills, of our established MA in Professional Translation. It is an integrated programme designed to turn entrants with proven excellence in foreign languages into successful and marketable professional linguists. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jul 2020
30 Jul 2021
Campus
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

This is the only course in the UK that will give you advanced interpreting skills in all interpreting modes, including consecutive, simultaneous, chuchotage, sight translation ... +

This is the only course in the UK that will give you advanced interpreting skills in all interpreting modes, including consecutive, simultaneous, chuchotage, sight translation, dialogue and distance interpreting. We are the first university to teach video-mediated and telephone interpreting based on research in distance interpreting, giving you excellent and flexible career opportunities. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
Lund University
Malmö, Sweden

The Master's Programme in Music, Composition Diploma, aims to educate composers possessing superior artistic and professional abilities, by means of specialised instruction th ... +

The Master's Programme in Music, Composition Diploma, aims to educate composers possessing superior artistic and professional abilities, by means of specialised instruction that focuses on highly exacting and qualified assignments. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Our professionally oriented MSc opens the door to exciting career opportunities by providing extensive practice in two in-demand activities, translation and conference interpr ... +

Our professionally oriented MSc opens the door to exciting career opportunities by providing extensive practice in two in-demand activities, translation and conference interpreting. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Campus
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

This MA in Interpreting is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting, enabling students ... +

This MA in Interpreting is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting, enabling students to develop the skills upon which professional interpreter competence is predicated; advanced expertise in their language pairs; in-depth knowledge of the language-services market place; appropriate opportunities in professionally-based practice. -
MA
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Tarragona, Spain

The Master’s Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation seeks to train translation professionals capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients' expectations and ... +

The Master’s Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation seeks to train translation professionals capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients' expectations and successfully managing their own business. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English, Spanish
Sep 2020
20 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Moscow, Russia

The Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting (MLTI) responds to the high demand for translators and interpreters in the field of Law. The academic track combines the theor ... +

The Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting (MLTI) responds to the high demand for translators and interpreters in the field of Law. The academic track combines the theoretical and the applied foci. The professional specialization track provides training in the legal field of translation and interpretation. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Sep 2020
Campus
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Ningbo, China

As China raises its international profile in the spheres of economics, politics, and culture, it has declared high-level training for specialist translators and interpreters a ... +

As China raises its international profile in the spheres of economics, politics, and culture, it has declared high-level training for specialist translators and interpreters as one of the country's educational priorities. -
Master MA
Full-time
English
Campus
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Our Master of Arts in English/Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting (MATI) degree is known throughout the region for its excellent reputation.

Our Master of Arts in English/Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting (MATI) degree is known throughout the region for its excellent reputation. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

Designed in collaboration with Dr Kevin Lin OBE, this unique course will train you to be ready for your first conference interpreter job upon graduation. Our MA has a strong p ... +

Designed in collaboration with Dr Kevin Lin OBE, this unique course will train you to be ready for your first conference interpreter job upon graduation. Our MA has a strong practical component that responds to the needs of the interpreting market. It will give you advanced interpreting skills in all interpreting modes, including consecutive/simultaneous interpreting, chuchotage, sight translation, dialogue and distance interpreting. It also provides exceptional opportunities for simulated and industry-relevant interpreting experience. -
MA
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

The growing complexity of international communication, involving written, spoken and technology-mediated communication, requires professionals with skills in both translation ... +

The growing complexity of international communication, involving written, spoken and technology-mediated communication, requires professionals with skills in both translation and interpreting. This course is one of the few in the UK to give you the skills needed to perform both tasks professionally. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

This unique and innovative course is the first of its kind in the UK. You’ll get in-depth, systematic research training in translation and interpreting, and customised prepara ... +

This unique and innovative course is the first of its kind in the UK. You’ll get in-depth, systematic research training in translation and interpreting, and customised preparation for a PhD. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
13 Jul 2020
Campus

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