This program is designed to help you develop practical techniques and skills of translation between English and Chinese and interpreting between English and Mandarin.
It seeks to help you understand the theories and professional aspects of translation and interpreting, and to apply them in practice. Emphasis will be placed on professional translation and interpreting.
During this half year full-time program, you'll complete 4 courses, totalling 8 units. 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: