Turn your passion for language into a world-spanning career. This degree gives you the skills you need to combine travel and career opportunities, both home and abroad. With a Master of Interpreting and Translation behind you, the world truly is yours.
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Translate the world
As business and social interactions cross global borders, the need for qualified interpreters and English language teachers continues to grow. At Western, we can help turn your passion for language into a world-spanning career.
Our Master of Interpreting and Translation gives fluent bilinguals the theoretical background and advanced skills necessary to work as a professional interpreter or translator, with particular emphasis on Legal and Medical Interpreting. We also deliver studies in Audiovisual Translation, something no other university currently offers.
Taught at our new, innovative Parramatta City Campus, this degree gives you the skills you need to combine travel and career opportunities, both home and abroad. With a masters from Western behind you, the world truly is yours.
Study at Western’s new, state-of-the-art Parramatta City Campus.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $32,000*
Delivery: On campus
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Emerge with the skills needed to be a professional interpreter or translator in the government and private sectors. You could also choose to work towards a PhD, develop a teaching career in interpreting and translation, or establish a small business as an interpreter and translator.
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.