Our main research purpose in Translating and Interpreting course offered at Newcastle University is to find out more about how it works - from professional, language and cultural perspectives.
We offer expert supervision in the areas of:
We can offer support for projects involving English plus the following languages:
As a PhD student you will have the opportunity to teach undergraduates as part of your training and to supplement your income.
You can attend regular research seminars and contribute to the annual Faculty postgraduate conference. The School also hosts regular research seminars in which leading international researchers present their research. We offer financial support for attendance at national and international conferences.
Our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School provides training in professional skills and research methods, supports personal development, and hosts postgraduate events.
Our graduates are in demand, and they continue to be among the most employable in the country. By providing internships and work experience placements wherever possible, we ensure you have the relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.
Employers play an active role in our degrees by delivering technical lectures or taking a role in professional skills modules. Many PhD programmes include training and work experience in commercial laboratories.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.