Academic Audio Transcription Edinburgh and UK

Academic Audio Transcription Service

JH Virtual Assistant offers accurate, affordable academic audio transcriptions with fast turn around. Available at short notice, we provide academic audio transcription services in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London.

JH Virtual Assistant provides an Academic Audio Transcription Service to UK based Academics, University Staff, Researchers and Students. You can rest assured that your submissions will remain confidential and will be handled in a secure manner.

We are aware of the detail and knowledge required when transcribing Academic material, and so hire transcriptionists who are experienced and knowledgeable in a range of research areas. After years of providing audio transcription services for university students, staff and researchers at different levels, we can claim that our transcribers have acquired a sound knowledge of the different types of transcripts required. This, coupled with special discounts offered to students, means our services are the most  sought after by a lot of students of leading universities in UK.


We offer the following with our University Audio Transcription Service:

  • Academic Audio Transcription UK
  • University Audio Transcription UK
  • Research Audio Transcription Service
  • Research Interview Audio Transcription
  • Lecture Audio Transcription
  • Seminar Audio Transcription
  • Audio Transcription for Dissertation Interviews
  • Focus Group Audio Transcription UK
  • Web Conference Audio Transcription
  • Student Interview Audio Transcription

Prices start from £0.90 per audio minute for simple projects with good quality audio.

We can only accept digital audio files.


Our basic pricing structure for our Academic Audio Transcription Service:

Prices per audio minute

Service 3-5 days 48-72 hours 24-48 hours
Audio transcription (1 voice) £0.90 £1.00 £1.10
Audio transcription (2 voices) £1.00 £1.10 £1.20
Audio transcription (3-4 voices) £1.30 £1.40 £1.50
Audio transcription (5+ voices) £1.40 £1.50 £1.60



Please note the above prices are subject to the following: –

–     All turnaround times are subject to availability.
–     If time codes are required, add an extra £0.20 to the prices above.
–     Prices are only relevant where the audio is clear.  We will advise you as soon as possible if we need to make additional charges due to poor recordings and difficulty of transcription.
–     Shorter turnaround times are possible but are subject to availability and extra charges.
–     Please note there is a minimum charge of £5.00 for audio files that are short.
–     Turnaround times do not include weekends, however this can be arranged at our discretion.
–      Invoices will be sent upon instruction. Once work is completed, you will be notified that payment is due and we will send the final, editable document upon payment.
–      If errors are made by JH Virtual Assistant 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 unless otherwise agreed. If verbatim is required, then an extra £0.10 per audio minute will be charged.


Please provide the following information in an email to info@jhvirtualassistant.co.uk and we will respond promptly with a quote. We can usually give you a quote the same day and often within a few hours.

– length of the audio
– indication of quality of recording
– number of speakers
– nationalities and accents of the speakers
– subject of the audio data
– deadline for the transcription
– details of any templates or formatting required
– any other information that you think may be useful