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Diploma in


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Mastering translation skills can see you have in-demand knowledge and achieve a global career.

The Diploma in Translation is designed for those who strive for a career in professional translation and have reached a high level of linguistic competence. Trainees will learn how to translate from a source language into a target language at a professional standard and will develop their awareness of the roles, responsibilities and activities involved in being a translator.


Course Information

Course Information

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the different methodological approaches and procedures employed in rendering a text into another language.

  • Be aware of problems of non-equivalence in translation.

  • Practically apply principles and techniques of translation.

  • Translate specialised texts by applying professional, nationally-accepted standards of translation using authentic materials.

  • Gain sufficient knowledge to acquire localisation skills through exposure to a variety of topics.

  • Identify errors and criticise translated texts through the application of contrastive analysis techniques.

  • Bridge the gap between different languages and cultures.

  • Translate different types of texts orally.


Submission of assignments will result in the achievement of the Diploma in Translation. These include two translation projects and evidence completion of the three level requirements. The full diploma will be awarded when the levels are passed at a minimum of B- (65%).


Hybrid Learning

With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.

Virtual Campus

On the Virtual Campus, you’ll meet weekly with like-minded students from all over the world to engage in close-nit discussions of key subjects and discuss real workplace experiences. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You’ll still get all the benefits of a Distance Learning student.



Applicants must have at least  87% on an English language level test (C2) and adequate computer skills.


Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in translation.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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