Arabic to English Translation and Interpreting MA


Key information

Qualification type


Subject areas

Interpreting Arabic Language English Language Translation

Course type


Course summary

The course is designed for both native speakers of Arabic, and speakers of English who have near-native competence in Arabic. Translation theory and research methods and resources (RMR) are offered by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (MLAC).

Different course options

Full time | Durham University | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have an Honours degree (upper 2nd Class degree or equivalent, that is, 60 percent or above overall) in a relevant subject, such as language, literature or linguistics. If applicants hold their degree in a non-language-related field, applicants may be admitted provided they can demonstrate that they have the required competence in English and Arabic. English language requirements include an IELTS of at least 7.0 (with no element below 6.5), or TOEFL iBT 102 (no element below 25).


Durham University

The Palatine Centre

Stockton Road



Nearest train station:

Durham 0.3 Miles away