MICAT On Campus

Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation

12 months
35393 USD/year
9276 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Unique in Australasia, Victoria University of Wellington's 180-point Master of Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation will take your bilingual or multilingual skills to the next level and open doors to a career in the language services industry.


Key facts

Build on your undergraduate degree or update your professional translator and interpreter experience. You’ll gain the theoretical and practical skills needed to be cross-culturally competent and learn how to apply this by communicating information across languages and cultures in a variety of professional settings.

With Victoria University of Wellington's strengths in Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation expertise, you’ll learn from lecturers who are experts in their field and committed to supporting the values and practices of indigenous people in Aotearoa and elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Identity and World Politics
  • Foundations of Linguistics for Advanced Study
  • Emerging Technologies, Organisations & Society
  • Mass Media and Popular Culture 
  • Special Topic: Transnational Media Reception
  • Science Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Bachelor's degree with at least a B average in a relevant subject and advanced study in a language other than English. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35393 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35393 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9276 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9276 USD per year during 12 months.

NZ$12,861 national

NZ$49,071 international

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /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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Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation
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