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Languages (Interpreting and Translating) (Spanish/British Sign Language) MA (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

Languages Interpreting and Translating (LINT) at Heriot-Watt University allows you to study Spanish and British Sign Language to degree level.

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.

In Year 3 of this course you will spend 1 semester abroad at one of our partner institutions immersed in the Spanish language. The other semester of Year 3 will be spent on an in-work placement in the UK signing community immersed in British Sign Language.

Accreditation

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies is a member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI).

Accredited by the National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD) for the purpose of fulfilling the educational requirements to become a Registered Sign Language Interpreter.

Employability

In highly skilled work

  • 80% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students 15 months after graduating: £20000
  • The average UK salary of students 15 months after graduating from a similar course: £19000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Artistic, literary and media occupations

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,384per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 49 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    192 99%

    2nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    16th

    15

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