Master of Translation and Interpreting

  • CRICOS code: 103338F

What will I study?


What will I learn?

The program focuses on both written and oral translation between English and Chinese languages. As you complete your degree, you’ll:

  • Develop professional competence in translating and interpreting specialised topics, such as legal and business document translation
  • Learn how to manage terminology, use translation technologies, and negotiate the cultural and intellectual boundaries of the Chinese and English-speaking worlds
  • Gain theoretical understanding of translation and interpreting, and apply it to your practical learning
  • Study in intensive small group sessions, autonomously through learning technologies, and in connection with industry partners – including placement opportunities in professional translation and interpreting environments.

You can also enrich your translation studies by undertaking elective subjects in culture, communication, languages and linguistics.

Program overviews

200 point program (2 years full-time or part-time equivalent)
  • Compulsory subjects (87.5 points)
  • Capstone subjects (minimum 25 points)
  • Core subjects (minimum 12.5 points)
  • Elective subjects (minimum 12.5 points)
150 point program (1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent)

The 150 point program is available only to applicants who meet certain entry requirements, including completion of an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline. To see if this applies to you please view the Handbook entry.

  • Compulsory subjects (62.5 points)
  • Selective (12.5 points)
  • Capstone subjects (minimum 25 points)
  • Core subjects (minimum 12.5 points)
  • Electives subjects (maximum 37.5)

Capstone requirement

Capstone subjects must be completed in the final hundred points of the program. All students are required to complete at least one Capstone option (at least 25 points). This requirement cannot be waived or replaced in any circumstances. For more detailed information on subjects and Capstone streams, please visit the Handbook entry for this course.

View the Handbook entry

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