AHRC Professional Preparation Master’s Studentship – Interpreting and Translation

Programme Closing Date: 7 February 2013

Our well established MA Programmes in Translation and Interpretation are vocational and provide students from all over the world with the understanding, knowledge and professional skills to pursue a career as a translator and/or an interpreter.

Our students and researchers are based in the School of Modern Languages. Our postgraduate students benefit from excellent facilities: three state-of-the-art interpreting suites for simultaneous interpreting training; language labs installed with the latest translation and subtitling software; our Language Resource Centre which houses specialist translating and interpreting resources on dedicated PCs, and provides computing, television and DVD resources in over 50 languages. We also provide dedicated facilities for our postgraduate students such as the postgraduate office, common room and study room with networked PCs.

For 2013 entry, Interpreting and Translation are able to submit nominations to an open competition across all the University’s BGP professional preparation subjects for the award of two AHRC master’s studentships through the AHRC’s Professional Preparation scheme. This scheme supports students undertaking a Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s course that focuses on developing high level skills and competencies for professional practice.

Home (UK) students and those EU students who have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three years are eligible for a full award comprising fees and an annual, tax free stipend of £8,845 (2012/13 rates). Other EU students are eligible for a fees-only award.  To see if you would be eligible for a full or fees only award, please refer to the AHRC’s residency eligibility criteria in Annex A of the AHRC Studentship Funding Guide (PDF: 497KB).

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You should meet the AHRC’s student eligibility criteria* and be intending to undertake one of the following programmes at Newcastle University in September 2013:

*Full information on AHRC eligibility criteria can be found in Section 7 and Annex A of the AHRC Studentship Funding Guide (PDF: 497KB). Please note that if you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you will not be eligible for this funding.

For further details of person specification, how to apply and contact details please see Newcastle University’s website which can be accessed by clicking the Apply link below.

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