Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and Translation

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program is aimed at providing suitable bilingual graduates with knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings and the essential skills of interpreting and translation. The Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and Translation articulates into the Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, the Graduate Diploma in Translation, the Master of Arts Interpreting and Translation Studies and the Master of Interpreting and Translation. Credit towards any of these courses is granted based on common units. The course is suitable for people new to the discipline as well as for practising interpreters and translators wanting to learn about the theory and to improve their practical skills. Subject to demand, the following languages are available: Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, and Spanish.

Designed for

Bilingual graduates wanting knowledge of the theoretical underpinnings and the essential skills of interpreting and translation

Structure

40 credit points

Subjects

  • Interpreting
  • translation

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor or postgraduate degree (any)
  • Native or near native proficiency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and Spanish

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta City International: $16,002 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. 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 UWS.

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