Master of Translation

A Master of Translation will equip you with the highly-developed analytical and communication skills in English and a language of focus that you need to succeed in professional translation. It is designed to provide students with a focused qualification in the practice of translation, along with an understanding of the history of translation and an appreciation of a number of critical issues in the field.

The program focuses on training you to become a qualified literary translator, but also provides an understanding of the history of translation and an appreciation of critical issues in the field.

The ANU is home to a team of world renowned academics with the greatest variety of specialised language expertise available in Australia and is the ideal location for your study of translation.

 

Cognate Disciplines

Applied Linguistics, Communication, Languages, Linguistics, Literature, Translating/Interpreting.
 

Specialisations

Available in Translation between English and: Ancient Greek, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese (Modern and Classical), French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Tetum, Thai, Vietnamese.

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Further studies

Master of Translation (Advanced)

This advanced option will equip you with the highly-developed analytical and communication skills in English and a language of focus that you need to succeed in professional translation. It is designed to provide students with a focused qualification in the practice of translation, along with an understanding of the history of translation and an appreciation of a number of critical issues in the field.

The program focuses on training you to become a qualified literary translator, but also provides an understanding of the history of translation and an appreciation of critical issues in the field.

The ANU is home to a team of world renowned academics with the greatest variety of specialised language expertise available in Australia and is the ideal location for your study of translation.A Master of Translation (Advanced) will equip you with the highly-developed analytical and communication skills in English and a language of focus that you need to succeed in professional translation. It is designed to provide students with a focused qualification in the practice of translation, along with an understanding of the history of translation and an appreciation of a number of critical issues in the field. The program focuses on training you to become a qualified literary translator, but also provides an understanding of the history of translation and an appreciation of critical issues in the field. The ANU is home to a team of world renowned academics with the greatest variety of specialised language expertise available in Australia and is the ideal location for your study of translation.

Career opportunities

Advance your career in translation, publishing, Project Management, Education, Diplomacy, Policy, Public Service, International Organisations, Multinationals and NGOs.

Professional outcomes

Gain highly-developed skills in communication, intercultural communication; creative thinking and problem-solving; evaluating and decision-making; ethical competence; intercultural competence; research; editing and web localisation.

Admission requirements

  1. A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7 and with a successful assessment in the language of focus.
  2. A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6/7 and the approval of an identified supervisor for the Master of Translation (Advanced).
  3. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
  4. Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit.
  5. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit.
 
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