Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Specialised Translation (PG)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 100917.2

Discipline: TRANSLATING AND INTERPRETING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Kenny Wang


Assumed Knowledge
Sufficient proficiency in English plus one other language. This is a language-specific unit.


Equivalent Units
A7464 - Specialised Translation

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course. Students need to be bilingual in the language combinations offered by the School.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2019 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  

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About this Unit
This unit explores the functional, discursive, rhetorical, syntactic, semantic and lexical features of texts in the following specialised fields: tourism, news media, legal texts, technical & scientific materials. Knowledge of the functions and textual features of specialised texts will provide a basis for translating these specialised texts from and into English. Students will analyse the texts in both languages, and discuss ways in which the texts are to be translated. The unit will be available, depending on sufficient demand, for Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish.


Courses
1602.5Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and TranslationCURRENT
1639.2Master of Interpreting and TranslationCONTINUING
1639.3Master of Interpreting and TranslationCONTINUING
1639.4Master of Interpreting and TranslationCONTINUING
1776.1Graduate Diploma in TranslationCONTINUING
1776.2Graduate Diploma in TranslationCURRENT
1777.1Master of Interpreting and TranslationCONTINUING
1777.2Master of Interpreting and TranslationCONTINUING
1777.3Master of Interpreting and TranslationCURRENT
1779.1Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1780.1Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting StudiesCONTINUING
1780.2Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting StudiesCURRENT
1816.1Master of Translation and TESOLCONTINUING
1816.2Master of Translation and TESOLCONTINUING
1816.3Master of Translation and TESOLCURRENT




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