Scholarships & funding opportunities

Strathclyde Prestige Award for Excellence in Business Translation & Interpreting

To recognise academic excellence, the Strathclyde Prestige Award for Excellence in Business Translation & Interpreting offers international students a merit-based scholarship of £5,000 for entry onto the full-time MSc in Business Translation & Interpreting.

  • Number of scholarships 1
  • Value £5,000
  • Opens 4 December 2018
  • Deadline 31 May 2019
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration 12 months


To apply for this scholarship, students must;

  •  Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in September 2019.
  •  Hold a first degree at first class or upper second class honours, or equivalent.
  •  Hold an academic offer to study MSc Business Translation & Interpreting.
  •  Provide a 300-word essay demonstrating their ability to contribute to the field of Business Translation & Interpeting.

Some scholarships have restrictions on other funding you can accept. This means that you have to decide which scholarship to accept.  For any University of Strathclyde award you are successful in applying for, you will receive the higher value award only.


Further Information

Please note that currently we only admit students who can master another language in addition to English, from the following:

  • Chinese
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • French

English language requirements

If English isn't your first language you'll need to meet a minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 on all components.

Considerations will also be given to those who do not meet the entry requirements for IELTS but passed the Pre-Masters Programme at the University of Strathclyde. 

Aptitude test 

Suitable applicants are required to attend both a written and an oral aptitude test before admission. A written translation test will be followed by an oral interview to further demonstrate your language proficiency. The oral interview could be conducted either face-to-face or online based on your geographical location and preference. 

How to apply

Please apply using the below application form, where you will be asked to provide a 300-word essay demonstrating your ability to contribute to the field of study which you are applying for.

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