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Diploma in Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation

Approved Abbreviation: DipArts

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7166.1

AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 0101799

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2020 or later.

This course is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

This program offers a pathway into Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation), a degree which provides students with the appropriate training and theoretical background to equip them to work as professional interpreters and/or translators.

In the Extended Diploma students complete the first year units of the Arts degree, with additional preparatory units delivered via extended face to face hours in smaller learning environments to assist in the transition to University study. Students who successfully complete this Diploma may articulate into the Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) degree with up to one year (80 credit points) equivalent of advanced standing.

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Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode
One and a half years full-time (four terms).


Recent School Leavers:

Completion of Year 12 with specified ATAR to be determined year by year.

Non-credentialed Students

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over.

International Students

IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each sub band; or equivalent results from The College English Language Program or The College English Entrance Test; and completion of Year 11 or equivalent with specified results.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 150 credit points which include the units listed in the pathways below.

Students are categorised into three Pathways. See individual links below for detailed course structure

Local Recent School Leavers

A7280WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - Local Recent School Leavers

Non-Credentialed Applicants

A7281WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - Non-Credentialed Applicants

International Students

A7282WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - International Students

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