A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons). We welcome applicants from a diverse range of subject disciplines. Applicants are required to have an excellent command of English and one or more foreign languages. Applicants will be interviewed and undertake translation tests in their chosen language/s. If you do not have a degree, equivalent experience will be considered.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in Reading and Writing and 7.5 in Speaking and Listening.. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
How to apply
Applications will not be considered until required documents (including evidence of meeting the English language requirements) have been submitted.
Applicants must meet the English language requirement, submit their application and submit all required supporting documents by the course deadline:
- Applicants studying Chinese as a working language: 31 March 2020.
- Home/EU applicants studying French and Portuguese: 31 August 2020
- Overseas applicants studying French and Portuguese: 24 August 2020
For 2020/21 academic year courses the link visible above will take you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
For courses starting from September 2021, applications will open on October 1st 2020 and you will be able to access the application system from that date.
If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.
Documents and information you'll need
You must upload the following documents before we are able to assess your application:
- Official degree certificate(s) and transcript of marks or enrolment certificate and partial transcript of marks
- Evidence of English language proficiency
- Translation Test(s)
- AB pathway with French or Portuguese: submit the relevant translation test into English.
- AB pathway with Chinese<> English: submit both “Chinese into English” and “English into Chinese” translation tests.
If you require any further information, please contact the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Taught Postgraduate Admissions Office.
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0233 or +44 (0)113 343 3234
Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students. We recommend that international students apply as early as possible to ensure that they have time to apply for their visa.
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures Postgraduate Admissions Policy 2021
- UK: £10,750 (total)
- International: £21,250 (total)
For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.
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