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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.
Translation at Western
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 or Vietnamese.
This program is an Endorsed Degree for the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the Certified Translator level.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $33,600*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate of this program you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- International business
- Private practice
Translators convert written words from one language into another. Translators must develop fluency in at least two languages and understand cultural references, the writes intent, and cadence of text.
Interpreters transfer a spoken or signed language into another spoken or signed language, usually within a limited time frame in the presence of the participants requiring the translation.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.