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.

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.

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.

Career opportunities

The deep understanding of languages and how to translate them not only leads students to careers as professional translators (including literary translators) and interpreters, but also provides an excellent foundation for other careers, including editing and education.

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.

First Semester 2019 commencement – Postgraduate International

Due to high demand for our programs, applications direct to ANU for commencement in First Semester 2019 (February intake) are now closed.

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