Applied Translation and Interpreting from University of Canterbury is highly practical, and includes the option to complete an internship organised by UC with agencies, government, or other organisations requiring translators and interpreters.
Students will also have the opportunity to study overseas for part of their degree for more in-depth language learning and immersion.
Advanced language studies give graduates an exciting variety of national and international career prospects.
Translation and interpreting skills are sought after in many industries, including media and entertainment, business, international relations, policy and diplomacy, publishing, tourism, marketing, teaching, and many more.
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- Translating in the Digital Era: Tools and Practices
- Translating and Interpreting for the Community
- Translation Research Project
- Professional and Community Engagement Internship
- Advanced Language Acquisition and Specialised Translation/Interpreting Study Abroad
- English Structures
- World Englishes
- Special Topic: Ngā Tuhinga Tuaiho: Manuscripts in Māori
- Professional Writing
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements.
DisciplinesLanguages Literature Translation & Interpreting View 74 other Masters in Languages in New Zealand
- At least a bachelor’s degree with good grades, or a bachelor’s degree with relevant professional work experience, or other qualifications of an equivalent standard.
- Students will need to have completed at least 60 points at 300-level, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average, in either Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, or Te Reo Māori.
- Students with English as an additional language are also required to provide evidence of their English language ability, with the equivalent of an IELTS (Academic) score of 7 overall, with no section less than 6.5.
International29440 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29440 USD per year during 12 months.
National8245 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8245 USD per year during 12 months.
- National students - 11,427 NZD
- International Students - 40,800 NZD
Living costs for Christchurch
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.