We act as an essential team members to academic research teams/departments by transcribing either one-off tasks or ongoing projects. Our services are paid for on a per-use basis meaning there is no monthly fee or contract.

We offer reliability by using a particular transcription team that has many years of experience in transcribing interviews and focus groups. Some projects require us to transcribe with a higher level of detail such as verbatim or discourse analysis. We have vast experience in producing and can be requested when uploading your files.

Audio recordings of lengthy interviews and focus groups can be time-consuming to transcribe. TypeOut offers you a solution to spend that precious time in a much more productive way. By outsourcing to us you are ensuring a high quality, fast and reliable service.

TypeOut has been proudly assisting top universities and educational institutions since its inception in 2008. Having served prestigious universities such as Oxford and Cambridge. We have amassed a great deal of experience and trust in producing academic transcripts.


Using TypeOut for Academic Transcription Services

Once you have decided to use TypeOut as your transcription service, you’ll find our website quick and easy to use. Just upload your recording, we will check the quality and email you an exact quote. Once you have accepted our quote, TypeOut will begin transcribing the audio.

Once finished, we will email the completed transcriptions to the designated address. Transforming your audio or video into good quality transcripts.

This is, of course, all done with the utmost security and privacy, ensuring your data remains protected. Your recordings can be uploaded securely using our 256-bit SSL encryption – which is currently the highest level of online protection available.

Please note we also offer Express Transcripts should turnaround time be an important factor for you.


How much do we charge?

As all projects are bespoke and vary enormously, we would highly recommend contacting us with your project requirements. We would be delighted to give you upfront pricing so you know exactly how much your work will cost.

  • Prices are subject to V.A.T.
  • All turnaround times are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Turnaround times do not include weekends or public holidays but may be arranged on request.
  • Prices and turnaround times are subject to recordings being of professional quality. No background noise and without strong foreign or regional accents. Our management team will determine this. We will advise you immediately if additional charges will be applied.
  • There may be a minimum charge of £15.00 for short one-off audio files.
  • If errors are made by TypeOut they will be amended free of charge. Provided the work is returned to us within 24 hours of the client receiving it. Extra amendments or additions made by the client will be charged at £15.00 per hour.
  • All work is transcribed in intelligent verbatim (with or without slang) unless otherwise agreed. Different types of transcription can of course be completed, although there will be additional charges. Please contact us to discuss this further.
  • All our typists proofread their own work which produces a high standard of work. If you require further proofreading, this is available at an extra charge of £1.00 per audio minute.


The Team Behind TypeOut

Our transcription company consists of experts, management and office staff. All of whom have worked for a variety of large blue-chip companies, charities and much more.

The ambition was to build on their experiences and bring them to drive TypeOut forward. Into a now leading business support service for education

The necessity for adhering to tight deadlines, and dealing with confidential and sensitive paperwork. The ability to work as part of a team and liaise with clients in a professional and courteous manner. This has been essential throughout.

What our clients say about us

Thanks TypeOut, the transcripts are perfect. We will definitely be looking to use the service again.


Thanks TypeOut, the transcripts are perfect. We will definitely be looking to use the service again.

TM Group

Just wanted to say that the service has been spot on. Quick turn around, accurate transcriptions and a reasonable price. Thank you very much to you and the team.


Typeout are very efficient, always accurate, deliver when they say they will and are great people to work with. We only use Typeout these days.


I could not have been happier with the transcription service I received
from TypeOut. The turnaround was quick and of good quality (despite the
sector specific language and acronyms used in the audio files). Would use
TypeOut again to help with the burden of transcribing long qualitative
Researcher, North East


Thank you for the accurate and timely transcription of interview tapes and CD’s over the past few years.
Benefit fraud team


Thank you very much for everything, it has been a very quick and efficient service.
Research Department


Very happy with the work. I shall definitely be back and recommend your services to my colleagues


Some of our current clients