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Chinese Translation and Interpreting

University of Queensland

24 months
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35568 AUD/year
25040 AUD/year
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About

Qualify as a professional Chinese translator and interpreter. The Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting is offered by University of Queensland.

Overview

This 2-year Chinese Translation and Interpreting program from University of Queensland will give you an understanding of theories and professional aspects of translation and interpreting, and how to apply them in practice.

Emphasis is placed on professional translation and interpreting from English into Chinese and vice versa, as well as interpreting between English and Mandarin. You'll also be trained in different areas including society, business and trade, law, science and technology, politics and international relations.

The Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting is offered by University of Queensland.

By completing the master's program, you'll meet the first professional level specified by NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters).

You'll have access to one of the top interpreter training facilities in Australia, equipped with a simultaneous interpreting booth that meets United Nations standards.

Practicals will introduce you to, and involve you in, active translation and interpreting tasks within specific settings. You'll learn under the supervision of the program convenor, experienced translators and interpreters, or a mentor.

Program highlights

  • Get intensive training in translation from English into Chinese and vice versa, as well as interpreting between English and Mandarin.
  • Benefit from facilities that include United Nations-standard simultaneous interpreting booth.
  • Study translation and interpreting topics including health and medical care, business and trade, law, science and technology, tourism, politics and international relations.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Chinese translator/interpreter
  • International business translator/interpreter
  • Interpreter

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Translation Skills and Practice (English to Chinese) 
  • Translation Skills and Practice (Chinese to English) 
  • Interpreting Skills & Practice (English and Mandarin) 
  • Contextual Studies for Translators & Interpreters 
  • Language Consolidation for Translation & Interpreting Purposes 
  • Theoretical & Professional Studies 
  • Professional Translation (English to Chinese) 
  • Professional Translation (Chinese to English) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 082605C

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent in any field with a grade point average of 4.5, and proficiency in spoken and written Chinese and English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35568 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35568 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25040 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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