Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Graduate Certificate in Translation Studies

6 months
18200 AUD/full
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This Graduate Certificate in Translation Studies at The University of Western Australia offers foundational knowledge about translation and develops skills in translating from and into English and one of eight languages.


This Graduate Certificate in Translation Studies at The University of Western Australia can be considered as the first step towards gaining professional certification, by making you eligible to progress to the Graduate Diploma in Translation studies (another semester of studies), or the Master of Translation Studies (between 2 and 3 more semesters of studies).

With lecturers being both academics and professional translators, their teaching is enriched with a wealth of theoretical and practical experiences. Teaching takes place in small classes so as to accompany each student along their personal learning journey. 

Career Pathways

Graduates possess a qualification relevant to professional employment in a range of business, government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas. You can also choose to progress to the professionally recognised Master of Translation Studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Histories and Theories of Translation Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Translation Studies
  • Corpus-based Translation Studies
  • Technologies for the Translator
  • The Ethics of Translation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 089965M

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a major;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18200 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • Commonwealth supported students $8,825.24 AUD

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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