Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

Course Details

Arabic-English Interpreting and Translating MSc

Course Description

Our Arabic-English Interpreting and Translating programme is designed to provide students with the specialist training required to work as a professional interpreter and/or translator in a variety of professional contexts. Students work in both directions between Arabic and English and follow core subjects covering: Conference Interpreting (Arabic-English) Translation Practice (Arabic-English) Theoretical Foundations of Translating, Interpreting & International Politics with Text Practicies Translation & Interpreting Studies with Text Practices In addition students choose an optional subject in each semester. This includes the option to study a new language from scratch or to choose from specialised interpreting and translating options.

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Career outcomes

Students benefit from excellent facilities for interpreting and translating, including state-of-the-art interpreting and language laboratories, digital resources for interpreting, and a range of Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) software packages.

Arabic-English Interpreting and Translating MSc Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh