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Translation Studies

University of Newcastle

12 months
34025 AUD/year
23385 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Translation Studies program from University of Newcastle is designed to further develop your skills in translation between English and another language. You will learn theories and practical strategies that are essential to achieve high quality translations and applicable in a wide range of workplaces.


The Translation Studies program from University of Newcastle will equip you with advanced knowledge and skills in both the theory and practice of translation. The program includes a focus on human evaluation of machine translation and will provide opportunities to participate in machine translation-related research projects with industry partners. Throughout the degree, you will explore the foundations of language structure and how communicative practices are expressed in and through languages. As a part of this program, you will also undertake a translation project under the supervision of a specialist staff member, giving you first-hand experience 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, medicine and health, media and journalism, language translation, law and policy development, tourism, and international relations. You will gain a strong competitive edge and widen your career opportunities with the Master of Translation studies.

Career opportunities

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
  • government
  • health and medicine
  • media and journalism
  • language translation
  • law and policy development
  • tourism
  • business and economics
  • science and technology
  • international relations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Translation Theory
  • Translation: Theory into Practice
  • Translation Project
  • Machine Translation Evaluation
  • Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 105991E

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34025 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34025 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23385 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23385 AUD per year during 12 months.

If you have a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), your study at university is supported by the Australian Government.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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.

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