British Sign Language (Interpreting, Translating and Applied Language Studies) MA (Hons)

Course Overview - British Sign Language (Interpreting, Translating and Applied Language Studies) MA (Hons)

This programme in key aspects is unique in the UK. It allows you to study British Sign Language (BSL) to a professional level and become trained to work as a BSL/English Interpreter and Translator, and to use BSL proficiently in related professional areas. During Year 3 you can either undertake a full-time placement working in the UK signing community with organisations in the field or study abroad at one of our partner universities. Graduates successfully completing all specified components of this programme are able to register as full Members of the Register of Sign Language Inte...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

08/09/2025

Campus

Edinburgh Campus

Course Address
Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS

Application Details

Course Code

Q196

Institution Code

H24

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish HNC

Pass

with B in graded unit for entry to Year 1.

Scottish HND

Pass

with BB in graded units for entry to Year 1.

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)

Pass

We accept Foundation Apprenticeships in combination with other qualifications such as SQA Highers and Advanced Highers.

A level

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £18,704

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