Course

Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation Studies) (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: BA(I&TStud)


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1813.1

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 099654K


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


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 Spring 2015 or later.

This course is an exit point only for students undertaking 1519 Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) or 1692 Bachelor of Arts (interpreting and Translation) Dean's Scholars.

Please refer to 1519 Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) or 1692 Bachelor of Arts (interpreting and Translation) Dean's Scholars for full details of the course structure.

1519 - Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)

1692 - Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) Dean's Scholars

Study Mode
Three years full-time or six years part-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Kenny WangenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

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

Admission

This course is an exit point only for students undertaking 1519 Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) or 1692 Bachelor of Arts (interpreting and Translation) Dean's Scholars.

Course Structure

Qualification for the award of 1813 Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation Studies) requires successful complete of 240 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

  • 140 credit points of core units (excluding 101943 Accreditation Studies (UG))
  • 60 credit points of level 3 language units
  • 30 credit points of Linguistics units
  • 10 credit point elective (taken from the Language or Linguistics pools or an open Arts elective unit)

Recommended Study

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn Session

100195Introduction to Translation
101945Introduction to Linguistics
100846Analytical Reading and Writing

And one Level 3 Language unit from the pool below.

Spring session

100194Introduction to Interpreting
100960Contemporary Society
100968Texts and Traditions

And one Level 3 Language unit from the pool below.

Year 2

Autumn session

100958Australia and the World
100191Community Translation (UG)
101302Translation Technologies

And one Level 3 Language unit from the pool below.

Spring session

100193Interpreting Skills
100197Medical Interpreting (UG)

One unit from the Linguistics pool below

And one Level 3 Language unit from the pool below.

Year 3

Autumn session

100196Legal Interpreting (UG)

Two units from the Linguistics pool below

And one Level 3 Language unit from the pool below.

Spring session

101944Interpreting and Translation Professional Practicum (UG)
100198Specialised Translation (UG)

And one Level 3 Language unit from the pool below.

And 10 credit points from the pool units below or from any unit in 1706 Bachelor of Arts

Linguistics Pool Units

101449Bilingualism and Biculturalism
101946Discourse Analysis
101947Pragmatics
101451Second Language Acquisition
101450Sociolinguistics
101948Structure of Language

Language Pool Units

Arabic

101949Arabic 301
100048Arabic 302 - Arabic Advanced Language and Grammar
100049Arabic 303: Advanced Writing Skills
100050Arabic 304: Arabic Advanced Speaking
100052Arabic 306: Arabic Novel and Short Story
100054Arabic 308: Language Past and Present
101950Intercultural Communication
100201Special Study in Languages and Linguistics

Chinese

101951Chinese 301
100063Chinese 302
100064Chinese 303: Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature
100066Chinese 305: Chinese Cinema
100510Chinese 306: Traditional Chinese Thought
100067Chinese 307: The Cultural Context of China
101950Intercultural Communication
100201Special Study in Languages and Linguistics

Japanese

101952Japanese 301
100092Japanese 302
100093Japanese 303: Contemporary Culture and Society
101970Japanese 304: Discourse in Japanese
101971Japanese 305: Advanced Reading and Writing
102219Japanese 306: Japanese Popular Culture
101950Intercultural Communication
100201Special Study in Languages and Linguistics

Spanish (some units below need to be completed cross-institutionally as they are no longer available at Western Sydney University)

101953Spanish 301
101954Spanish 302
100153Spanish 303: Advanced Writing Skills
100154Spanish 304: Advanced Speaking Skills
100155Spanish 305: Contemporary Literature
100156Spanish 306: Contemporary History
100157Spanish 307: Classical Literature
100158Spanish 308: Spanish Sociolinguistics
101950Intercultural Communication
100201Special Study in Languages and Linguistics


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