Course

Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies

Approved Abbreviation: MATrans&InterpSt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1640.2

CRICOS Code: 058263J


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2010 or later.

Commencement Year 2007 to 2009 - 1640.1 Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies

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

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Ignacio GarciaenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeExternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeExternal See above
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in any discipline

and

Have native or near native proficiency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish

Applications from Australian citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

http://www.uac.edu.au

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

http://www.uws.edu.au/international

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

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.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points selected from one of the two streams - Research Stream or Off-Shore Practical Skills Stream- listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Research Stream

Full-time, Start-year intake:

Year 1

Autumn session

101695.2Introduction to Interpreting PG
101696.2Introduction to Translation PG
A7444.2Language and Linguistics Research Methods

And one pool unit

Spring session

101297.3Languages and Linguistics Special Project

And three pool units

Full-time, Mid-year intake:

Year 1

Spring session

101695.2Introduction to Interpreting PG
101696.2Introduction to Translation PG
A7444.2Language and Linguistics Research Methods

And one pool unit

Year 2

Autumn session

101297.3Languages and Linguistics Special Project

And three pool units

Pool Units

100916.2Legal Interpreting
100917.2Specialised Translation (PG)
100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
100922.2Medical Interpreting (PG)
100924.1Community Translation (PG)
100925.2Literary Translation
100926.3The Language of the Law
101750.2Translation Technologies (PG)

Off-Shore Practical Skills Stream

The Off-Shore Practical Skills Stream is not currently available

Full-time, Start-year intake:

Year 1

Autumn session

101695.2Introduction to Interpreting PG
101696.2Introduction to Translation PG
100916.2Legal Interpreting
100924.1Community Translation (PG)

Spring session

100917.2Specialised Translation (PG)
100922.2Medical Interpreting (PG)

And two pool units

Full-time, Mid-year intake:

Year 1

Spring session

101695.2Introduction to Interpreting PG
101696.2Introduction to Translation PG
100917.2Specialised Translation (PG)
100922.2Medical Interpreting (PG)

Year 2

Autumn session

100916.2Legal Interpreting
100924.1Community Translation (PG)

And two pool units

Pool Units

Units are offered on a rotational basis

100925.2Literary Translation
100926.3The Language of the Law
101750.2Translation Technologies (PG)
100923.1Conference Interpreting


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