You have a passion for languages. Want to help people communicate across geographic borders. The Master of Translation and TESOL prepares you to become a qualified interpreter or English language teacher. And bring the world closer together.
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Translate the world
As global borders continue to contract and overlap, so too does the need for qualified interpreters and English language teachers. Turn your passion for language into a world-spanning career, at Western.
A Master of Translation and TESOL from Western lets you transform your English language ability into a desirable and marketable skill, and qualifies you to teach English as a second language. Subject to demand, Western offers majors in Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Vietnamese and Spanish. This program also provides practical and theoretical training in interpreting and translation, including linguistics. Equips you with the research skills necessary to conduct a small research project in your area of interest.
Taught out of our brand new, state-of-the-art Parramatta City Campus, you’ll emerge with an advanced skills base that lets you combine travel with career opportunities, both home and abroad.
Study at Western’s new, state-of-the-art Parramatta City Campus.
Fees and delivery
Fees: AUD $31,920*
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $32,000*
Delivery: On campus
Start your unlimited journey today.
As a translation and TESOL graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Writer or publisher
- Communication and media
- Psychology and counselling (with further study)
Teacher of English
In this role you will work with students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. You will provide targeted English language instruction to help students develop their literacy and English language skills.
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.
Writers research and compile news stories, write and edit news reports, commentaries and feature stories for presentation in print and electronic media, and compose written material to advertise goods and services.
Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages
Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages teach classes in English to students whose first language is a language other than English.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*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.