Master of Translation and TESOL

Western Sydney University

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

The Master of Translation and TESOL provides professional education in two related and complementary disciplines, translation and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). The TESOL component is consistent with the industry standard in the Australian and international contexts. The translation component consists of theoretical and practical training in translation, leading to accreditation by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) as a Professional Translator. The course is designed for graduates in any field wishing to develop a long-term career in TESOL as well as in Translation. Subject to demand, translation training is offered in English and one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Thai or Vietnamese.


160 credit points


  • Translation
  • Interpreting

Standard entry requirements

Undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in any discipline. An overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, with a minimum 6.0 in each subtest, and have native or near-native proficiency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Thai or Vietnamese.

Study pathways

Graduates of a Bachelor in Translation and TESOL (with cognate units or equivalent), Graduates of a Graduate Certificate in Translation and TESOL (with cognate units or equivalent), and Graduates of a Graduate Diploma in Translation and TESOL (with cognate units or equivalent) may be eligible for 25% up to 50% Advanced Standing

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta City International: $64,008 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

There are inherent requirements for this course that students must meet in order to complete the course and graduate. Students must make sure they read and understand the requirements for this course online.

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