Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Interpreting and Translation Professional Practicum (UG)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 101944.3

Discipline: TRANSLATING AND INTERPRETING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Uldis Ozolins


Assumed Knowledge
In order to do the professional practice, students need to have demonstrated a minimum ability to interpret and/or translate, as they will be dealing with real life situations.


Equivalent Units
101851 - Interpreting Professional Practicum, 101852 - Translation Professional Practicum

Prerequisite
100194 Introduction to Interpreting OR 100195 Introduction to Translation

Corequisite
102550 Preparation for NAATI Certification (UG) AND 100191 Community Translation (UG) OR 101302 Translation Technologies OR 100193 Interpreting Skills OR 100197 Medical Interpreting (UG) OR 100196 Legal Interpreting (UG) OR 100198 Specialised Translation (UG)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1519 Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) or 1692 Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) Dean's Scholars and must have successfully completed 60 credit points. Students should enrol in this unit in their final session of study.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit is a capstone unit for the relevant Interpreting and Translation award, and is aimed at assisting students in their transition from interpreting and translation trainees to successful professional interpreters and translators. It provides students with the opportunity to participate in practical aspects of the Interpreting and/or Translation professions and related fields, as well as to undertake supervised practice in the workplace. Students will complete the practical work relevant to their field of specialisation, i.e., Interpreting, Translation or both. Together with 102550 Preparation for NAATI Certification UG it helps students prepare for the NAATI Certification test to be undertaken when they finish this course.


Courses
1519.6Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)CONTINUING
1519.7Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)CONTINUING
1519.8Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)CURRENT
1692.7Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1813.1Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation Studies) (exit only)CONTINUING
1813.2Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation Studies) (exit only)CURRENT
6041.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)CURRENT




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