School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Interpreting and Translation Professional Practicum (UG)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 101944.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

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

101943 Accreditation Studies (UG) AND 100191 Community Translation (UG) OR 100193 Interpreting Skills OR 100196 Legal Interpreting (UG) OR 100197 Medical Interpreting (UG) OR 100198 Specialised Translation (UG) OR 101302 Translation Technologies

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.

About this Unit
This unit 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 make useful observations about 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.

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