This 2-year program 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.
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.
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to: