Postgraduate

Master of Translation Studies

Complete fully accredited translation training between English and Chinese, French, German, or Italian.

Contact us

Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

You will graduate with a qualification relevant to professional employment in a range of business, government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas.
You will graduate with a qualification relevant to professional employment in a range of business, government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas.

Further Study

If you complete a dissertation as part of this course, you may choose to progress to an MPhil or PhD.
If you complete a dissertation as part of this course, you may choose to progress to an MPhil or PhD.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
96
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2018
$22,900.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$45,800.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Course Credit Points
96
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2016
$30,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$60,000.00
Annual Fee - 2017
$32,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$64,000.00
Annual Fee - 2018
$33,100.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$66,200.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Gain world-class specialised translation training. Designed for graduates pursuing bilingual and multilingual careers, this professional course is the first of its kind to be taught in Western Australia. The course provides a strong research training component, combined with an emphasis on practical skill acquisition.

About The Course

The course has been designed by leading translation scholars whose work represents the frontier of translation studies.
Master of Translation Studies

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
  • Offsite Placement
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 10 hours plus own study time
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 12520
CRICOS code
  • 079540G
Master of Translation Studies
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
  • Offsite Placement
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 10 hours plus own study time
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 12520
CRICOS code
  • 079540G
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Translation Studies

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

This Chinese Interpretation specialisation is open to students in the language pair English-Chinese, provided they have completed 48 points of the Master of Translation studies and achieved a 70% WAM in those units. These prior studies will ensure students already possess the necessary linguistic and practical skills, as well as the theoretical knowledge of translation studies.

Direct Pathways

If you’re interested in this area of study, gain an advantage by choosing to complete a Direct Pathway which sees you combine your first degree with your second.