92.3 per cent* of Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting Single and Joint Honours Graduates from Swansea University are in work and / or further study six months after graduation.
Graduating with an internationally recognised degree in Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting will put you in a great position to succeed in a wide range of careers. You will gain excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. You will also develop strong research and analytical skills and the ability to problem solve and make informed decisions. Our programmes include various forms of assessment, teamwork through seminars, tutorials and group presentations and an independent study - dissertation module. You will learn to manage your time and workload effectively. All of these skills will ensure you can compete very successfully in the employment market.
Our students have progressed to a broad range of work sectors including education, marketing, human resources, tourism and events management, working for companies such as:
- Royal Mail Group
- Berkeley PR International
- Wolfestone Translation Company
- Freelance Translator
Other recent graduates have progressed to postgraduate courses in:
- MA Professional Translation
- MA Translation and Interpreting
- MA Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching
*First–degree Swansea University graduates of Modern Languages. HESA Performance Indicator sourced from the DLHE survey 2013/14.