Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies (MA)

Australia

Cricos: 00917K

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MA

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AUD 29040 per year

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About Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies at Western Sydney University

This course provides both practical and theoretical training in interpreting and translation.

Interpreting and Translation at Western

This course aims to equip students with knowledge of the theoretical aspects that underpin interpreting and translation, including linguistics, and with the research techniques necessary to conduct a small research project in the area of interpreting and translation.

It also focuses on practical interpreting and translation skills. The course is suitable for practising interpreters and translators and for very proficient bilinguals wanting to develop or improve their skills, and who wish to contribute to the body of knowledge on interpreting and translation by conducting innovative, much needed research.

Subject to demand, the following languages are available: Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Vietnamese and Spanish.

Your career

With a degree in translation and interpeting studies, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Writer or publisher
  • Communication and media
  • Cultural and heritage organisations
  • Psychology and counselling (with further study)

Campus Information

Parramatta City

UAC CODE: 950584

COURSE CODE: 1780

CRICOS CODE: 058263J

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 29040 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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