Course

Master of Translation and TESOL

Approved Abbreviation: MTrans&TESOL


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1816.1

CRICOS Code: 088716C


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


The TESOL units of this course will be offered at the Parramatta City campus. The Translation units will be offered at the Bankstown Campus.

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 2016 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

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.

Study Mode
Two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Ping YangenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Bankstown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Bankstown CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
This course is approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the Professional level (formerly Level 3). Students who wish to gain NAATI accreditation will need to pass all the units in the course (with a minimum mark of 50/100) and the unit Accreditation Studies (with a minimum mark of 70/100) in at least one mode (i.e. Translation into English, Translation from English, Interpreting). Students who are unable to pass this unit will be able to graduate with one of the following awards provided they pass the relevant units: 1801 Graduate Diploma in TESOL or 1802 Graduate Certificate in TESOL or 1602 Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and Translation or 1779 Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements apply for this course. Click the link for further information.

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification in any discipline. Applicants must have and IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent and have native or near-native proficiency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Thai or Vietnamese.

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

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au

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

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

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 160 credit points which include the units listed below.

Recommended sequence

The following is a recommended sequence. However, students may choose to undertake the TESOL units of the course in the first year and the Translation units in the second year.

Start year intake

Year 1

Autumn session

101696.2Introduction to Translation PG
101695.2Introduction to Interpreting PG
101750.2Translation Technologies (PG)
101845.1Community and Social Services Translation (PG)

Spring session

A7456.4Interpreting and Translation Professional Practicum (PG)
101482.3Accreditation Studies
100917.2Specialised Translation (PG)
101827.3Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling and Captioning

Year 2

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula

Choose one of

101854.1Language and Linguistics Research Methods
102283.1Multicultural Nonverbal Communication
102336.1Functional Grammar

Spring session

101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing
101698.2TESOL Internship

Choose one of

100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
102335.1Contexts of TESOL
102325.1Advanced Academic English Skills

Mid year intake

Year 1

Spring session

101696.2Introduction to Translation PG
101695.2Introduction to Interpreting PG
100917.2Specialised Translation (PG)
101827.3Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling and Captioning

Autumn session

A7456.4Interpreting and Translation Professional Practicum (PG)
101482.3Accreditation Studies
101750.2Translation Technologies (PG)
101845.1Community and Social Services Translation (PG)

Year 2

Spring session

101697.2TESOL Methodology and Curricula
101824.3Second Language Assessment and Testing

Choose one of

100919.2Investigating Second Language Acquisition
102335.1Contexts of TESOL
102325.1Advanced Academic English Skills

Autumn session

101825.3English Linguistics for TESOL
101698.2TESOL Internship

Choose one of

101854.1Language and Linguistics Research Methods
102283.1Multicultural Nonverbal Communication
102336.1Functional Grammar


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