The Translation Studies program from University of Newcastle provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in the practice of translation informed by current theory, while also including a unique focus on the application of machine translation and digital resources. Throughout the degree, you will explore the foundations of language, how culturally situated concepts, values, traditions, and communicative practices are expressed in and through languages and linguistic structures, the theory and practice of translation, and the evaluation of machine translation. As a part of this degree, you will also undertake a translation project under the supervision of a specialist staff member, giving you first-hand experience in translation within your degree.
The Master of Translation Studies will open many doors to diverse careers in a range of different fields, including education and academia, government, media and journalism, law and policy development, tourism, and international relations.
Our Master of Translation Studies graduates will be able to work in various settings and across a range of industries around the world.
When you study translation studies at the University of Newcastle, your flexible skillset and specialist language expertise will widen your employment prospects. Below are some typical fields available to our graduates:
- commercial industries
- education and academia
- health and medicine
- media and journalism
- language translation
- law and policy development
- business and economics
- science and technology
- international relations
- Cross-Cultural Communication
- Translation Theory
- Translation: Theory into Practice
- Translation Project
- Machine Translation Evaluation
- 12 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Translation & Interpreting View 33 other Masters in Languages in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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The Master of Translation Studies is an 80 unit postgraduate qualification.
- Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students, who hold either a:
- Bachelor Honours degree in a relevant discipline area OR
- Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline area with at least 1 year of relevant work experience OR
- Bachelor degree with a major in a relevant discipline area with at least 1 year of relevant work experience OR
- Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline area OR
- Graduate Diploma in a relevant discipline area
International34870 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34870 AUD per year during 12 months.
National23970 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23970 AUD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Newcastle
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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