Professional Development: Postgraduate Courses

There are various postgraduate courses available in the UK which are (at least in part) designed to meet the needs of graduates in Chinese.


University of Bath

MA in Interpreting & Translating


University of Birmingham

MA in English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation


University of Bristol      

MA in Chinese-English Translation


University of Cambridge

MPhil in Chinese Studies


University of Central Lancashire

MA in Interpreting & Translation


Durham University

MA in Translation Studies


University of Edinburgh

Master of Chinese Studies

MSc in Chinese Society & Culture


University of Exeter

MA in Translation Studies


University of Glasgow

MSc in Chinese Studies


Heriot-Watt University

MSc in Chinese – English Interpreting and Translating

MSc in Chinese – English Translating

MSc in Interpreting (Chinese pathway)

MSc in Translating (Chinese pathway)

MSc in Interpreting and Translating (Chinese pathway)


King’s College London

MSc in China & Globalisation


Lancaster University

MA in Translation


University of Leeds

PGDip in Conference Interpreting

PGDip in Business and Public Service Interpreting

PGDip in Applied Translation Studies

MRes in East Asian Studies

MA in Professional Language and Intercultural Studies

MA in Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies

MA in Business and Public Service Interpreting and Translation Studies

MA in Applied Translation Studies

MA in Audiovisual Translation Studies

MA in East Asian Cultures and Societies (Language Pathway)

MA in Chinese and Management


University of Leicester

MA in Translation Studies


London School of Economics

LSE-Fudan Double Master's in Financial Statistics and Chinese Economy


University of Manchester

MA in Conference Interpreting

MA in Translation & Interpreting


Newcastle University

MA in Translating

MA in Interpreting

MA in Translation Studies

MA in Translating & Interpreting


University of Nottingham

MA in Chinese/English Translation & Interpreting


University of Oxford

MSt in Traditional China

MPhil in Modern Chinese Studies


University of Portsmouth

MA in Translation Studies


School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London

MA Translation 

MA Advanced Chinese Studies

MA Chinese Studies

MA Chinese Studies (Literature Pathway)

MA Sinology

MA Taiwan Studies

MSc Contemporary China Studies


University of Sheffield

MA in Contemporary China

MA in Translation Studies


University of Surrey

MA in Interpreting (Chinese Pathway)


University of Wales Trinity Saint David

MA in Sinology

MA in Confucian Classical Studies

MA in Chinese Buddhist Textual Studies

MA in Chinese Daoist Textual Studies


Apply to Join

We are grateful to the following organisations for their support
BACS University of Leeds BCI
British Council