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Swansea University

Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting

UCAS Code: Q910
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Others in linguistics, classics & related subjects
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
98% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£17k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

To include French, German, Spanish or Italian

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate

To include 4 at HL French, German, Spanish or Italian

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

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Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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Course description

If you are interested in gaining high-level linguistic training in two languages, acquiring vocational expertise in the theory and practice of translation and spending a year abroad then this is the degree for you. Our Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting degree programme offers you the opportunity to: • Acquire concentrated language proficiency and the knowledge of specialised business, legal or scientific/technical language. • Choose from the following languages; Chinese, French, German, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish • Receive practical training in our computer laboratories which are equipped with the latest versions of the leading translation software tools. • Spend your third year abroad at two (the two languages you study) of our partner institutions throughout Europe. These institutions are well-known translation schools or universities with special translation degrees. 91% of our graduates are employed within six months of graduating according to the latest DLHE 2015 figures. Our Employability Officer supports our students with information and advice which is backed up by the University’s Careers Service and Work Placement Team. All students have access to events, workshops and employer talks, including an annual conference for students in June to support final year students with the transition into the world of work. Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breathtaking Gower Peninsula, the University's location is captivating. With 15,921 students and 2,510 staff, Swansea's multicultural campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime. We are proud of the variety and quality of the teaching that we offer to undergraduates and post graduates which is informed by our and research, much of it world-leading. Please visit our course page for more information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/artsandhumanities/modern-languages-translation-and-interpreting/ba-modenlangtrans-q910/#key-features=is-expanded


You will study six modules each year to include compulsory and optional modules. Module selection options may change.

Swansea University

Singleton Campus

Swansea University offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. A modern approach to learning is backed by excellent facilities and high standards of teaching. Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breathtaking Gower Peninsula, Swansea surely offers one of the best university locations in the world.

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