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Arts in Translation and Interpreting

24 months
37104 AUD/year
26240 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Qualify as a professional Chinese-English or Japanese-English translator and interpreter with the Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting from University of Queensland.


This 2-year Arts in Translation and Interpreting program from University of Queensland offers industry-focused training in community translation and interpreting as well as advanced training for in-demand translation and interpreting specialisations in health and legal.

You'll acquire essential applied skills in computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools, post-editing for machine translation, digital terminology management, and bidule and relay interpreting. You'll also be prepared for advanced simultaneous interpreting for international business and conference settings.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Legal translator/interpreter
  • Conference translator/interpreter
  • Freelance translator/interpreter
  • Medical translator/interpreter
  • International business translator/interpreter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Studies in Translation and Interpreting
  • Translation in a Globalised Marketplace
  • Translating with Digital Tools
  • Consecutive Interpreting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 108043C

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Arts in Interpreting (or equivalent), or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Arts in Translation (or equivalent), and
  • proficiency in spoken and written Chinese and English for the Chinese field of study, or
  • proficiency in spoken and written Japanese and English for the Japanese field of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37104 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26240 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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