Do you have a love of language and deep knowledge of more than one language? Are you meticulous? Do you have fantastic public speaking skills? If so, a career in translating and interpreting may be your calling.
Key features of this Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies at Macquarie University
- You'll acquire theoretical knowledge alongside the practical skills relevant to translating and interpreting practice.
- You'll undertake extensive targeted practice in both translation and interpreting, as well as specialisations in both fields.
- Computer-assisted translation tools embedded across this course will prepare you for the fast-changing marketplace.
- Practicum projects you'll undertake with our industry partners will allow you to work directly with clients in a variety of settings.
Graduates will be well prepared to pursue a career as professional translators and interpreters in a range of settings including:
- community translation and interpreting (e.g. governments, courts, tribunals, police, clinics and hospitals),
- international conferences (primarily conference interpreting),
- business (e.g. business meetings, internal and external documents and contracts),
- industry products (e.g. manuals, localization),
- regional and international events (e.g. Olympics and Paralympics), broadcasting and publishing.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Translation Practice
- Interpreting Practice
- Translation and Interpreting
- Technology for Translating and Interpreting
- Professional Practice in Translating and Interpreting
- Communication Skills for Translators and Interpreters
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , National
- International - We recommend applying early for your course to ensure you have adequate time to arrange your student visa.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Translation & Interpreting Linguistics View 42 other Masters in Linguistics in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS CODE: 083811M
To apply for an undergraduate program, international students will need to have completed one or more of the following academic qualifications:
- A recognised senior secondary school qualification or university entrance examination, such as the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) or other equivalent Australian or overseas high school qualification
- A recognised university Foundation course
- A recognised 2 or 3-year Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree
- At least one year of a university degree from a recognised institution
International33600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 AUD per year during 18 months.
National21600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21600 AUD per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Sydney
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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