Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting MA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2022
  • Entry requirements: You will normally have a good undergraduate degree in a relevant area relating to modern languages (a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent).


Fees cover the cost of your tuition, registration, examinations (but not re-sits) and graduation.

Tuition fees (Home)

The University's tuition fees are normally fixed at yearly intervals and follow Government guidelines on minimum levels. The normal tuition fee for Home (UK) postgraduate taught students per year (for the academic year 2022/23, unless otherwise specified) are stated below.  Please note that part-time fees are charged at 50% of the full-time fee shown below per year (unless otherwise specified). 

In addition to your tuition fees, you may incur other costs in relation to your studies such as photocopying in the library, buying textbooks and specialist equipment or going on field classes. See our study costs page for full details.

Standard full-time postgraduate fee TBC
Fee for this course £9,500

International students

International students are required to pay the full costs of their tuition in the UK with each university setting its own international fees. 

The University of Liverpool's fees represent excellent value for money for a Russell Group University. The normal tuition fee for full-time international postgraduate taught students per year (for the academic year 2022/23, unless otherwise specified) will be as follows:

International fee for this course £20,350

Financial Support

Information on potential sources of funding may be obtained by visiting the University web pages or by contacting the School. Normally, funding will cover tuition fees and living expenses for UK students and tuition fees only for other EU students. There are a number of internal and external funding options open to prospective postgraduates within the School. University studentships are occasionally advertised for research on specific topics with individual members of staff. For information on financial support please visit our website

International Student Scholarships for the MA in Chinese-English Translating and Interpreting

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to announce five international scholarships for students wishing to pursue the MA in Chinese-English Translating and Interpreting, for entry in September 2022.

 The five scholarships are to be awarded as follows:

  • 2 (two) £10,000 scholarships
  • 3 (three) £5,000 scholarships

All scholarships will be awarded after formal registration at the University and will take the form of a fee waiver. Please note: these scholarships cannot be combined with any other scholarships or bursaries provided by the University.

In addition to the entry requirements for the MA, applicants must be classified as international fee-paying students.

Application documents should include the following:

  • Application form (the online application form which students should have completed already as part of the online application process)
  • CV
  • Relevant transcript and qualifications
  • A personal statement (500 words) that outlines the applicant’s strengths and suitability for the MA, including (where appropriate) relevant translation and/or interpreting experience
  • Any other relevant supporting documents.

Applications will be ranked and selected according to academic merit and suitability (e.g. relevant experience).

How to apply

Please complete a standard application for the MA. All applicants who meet the entry requirements and include the above documentation with their application will be automatically considered. Please note, however, that the deadline of 30 April 2022 applies. Those who apply for the MA after this date will not be considered for a scholarship.