Master of Interpreting and Translation

Domestic

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Local
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationBankstown
Duration 2F / 4P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Apply direct Code1777.2
UAC Code950586
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

COURSE SNAPSHOT

International
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationBankstown
Duration2F
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code1777.2 [CRICOS Code 058262K] 
Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

Fluent bilinguals who wish to obtain the theoretical background and acquire the high level skills necessary to practise as a professional interpreter and/or translator will value this course.

Comprising eight units of study, the Master of Interpreting and Translation has a practical professional orientation, geared towards achieving the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI) Professional Interpreter and/or Translator accreditations. Practical components are informed by the theories of Interpreting, Translation and related disciplines and the results of current research.

Subject to demand, the languages available are Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, Spanish or Vietnamese.

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for the Master of Interpreting and Translation

The Master of Interpreting and Translation allows you to work in Australia as a professional interpreter and translator in a wide range of settings in both government and private sectors.

Other opportunities might include pursuing further studies towards a PhD, developing a teaching career in interpreting and translation or establishment of a small business as an interpreter and translator.

How to apply

If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western(opens in a new window) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).(opens in a new window)

Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.

You can manage your existing direct applications via the Western application portal (opens in a new window) or via UAC.(opens in a new window)

Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

If you are an international student, you need to apply through Western Sydney University International. Step by step instructions are available on the International Admissions pages.