Graduate Diploma in Translation

Domestic

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Local
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationBankstown
Duration 1F / 2P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn) ; Semester 2 (Spring)
Apply Direct Code1776.1
UAC Code950604
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
Duration1F
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn) ; Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code1776.1 [CRICOS Code 058261M] 
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

Comprising six units of study, the Graduate Diploma in Translation is suited to fluent bilinguals seeking a theoretical background as they acquire the high level skills necessary to practise as professional translators. All practical components are informed by the theories of Interpreting, Translation, related disciplines and the results of current research. 

Subject to demand, the languages available are Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish Thai 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 Graduate Diploma in Translation

UWS Interpreting and Translation courses allow 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.