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Translation and Interpreting

University of New South Wales

24 months
37530 AUD/year
26880 AUD/year
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The Translation and Interpreting program is one of three cutting-edge postgraduate degrees offered by University of New South Wales in this exciting field. It is endorsed by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters, which means you will gain the knowledge, skills and certification to work as a professional translator and interpreter in Australia and internationally. 


Areas of specialisation covered in this degree include legal, medical, business, community and conference interpreting. Academic content is complemented by professional practical experience where you can apply what you learn in class to real-world, professional settings. You will learn academic and practical skills such as critical analysis, independent research and preparation, project management and team work – which are all related to the work of interpreters and translators. Courses are offered in the following language combinations with English, subject to student demand: Chinese (Mandarin), French, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.

Why choose this Translation and Interpreting program from University of New South Wales? 

You will choose this degree if you intend to work as a competent and ethical interpreter and translator in international and domestic settings.

Who should choose this degree?

Those completing this degree mean to excel as professional translators and interpreters in areas including education and academia, international relations and tourism.

Career opportunities

  • Education and Academia
  • Tourism
  • Business and Economics
  • Media and Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Publishing
  • Science and Technology
  • Health
  • Law
  • International Relations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Translation Certification Preparation
  • Translation and Interpreting Practicum 
  • Interpreting Certification Preparation 
  • Research and Theories of Translation and Interpreting
  • Cross-cultural Pragmatics
  • Interpreting in Legal Settings
  • Interpreting in Community Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 083246B 

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%^ and an advanced level of bilingual proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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    37530 AUD/year
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  • National

    26880 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26880 AUD per year during 24 months.


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