A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons), as well as an excellent command of English and one or more foreign languages. If you don’t 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
This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
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 supporting 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 Tests (optional)
This course does not require you to take modules in specialised translation, however, if you wish to enrol on these you must complete the corresponding translation test(s), i.e.:
- 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 2020
- UK/EU: £7,000 (total)
- International: £13,666 (total)
For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.
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Additional cost information
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Scholarships and financial support
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.