Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies

Learn and practice the skills in language, theory and technology needed by today's translators and get a professional certification on the way.<br />

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Graduates possess a qualification relevant to professional employment in a range of business, government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas. You can also choose to progress to the professionally recognised Master of Translation Studies.
Graduates possess a qualification relevant to professional employment in a range of business, government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas. You can also choose to progress to the professionally recognised Master of Translation Studies.

Further Study

Upon successfully completing your course, you can choose to progress to the master's degree in Translation Studies. Depending on your circumstances, this may be subject to you achieving a course weighted average mark of 65 per cent. If you do enrol in the Master of Translation Studies, you will receive (subject to conditions) full credit for units completed in your graduate diploma.
Upon successfully completing your course, you can choose to progress to the master's degree in Translation Studies. Depending on your circumstances, this may be subject to you achieving a course weighted average mark of 65 per cent. If you do enrol in the Master of Translation Studies, you will receive (subject to conditions) full credit for units completed in your graduate diploma.

Fees and scholarships

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Domestic Student Fees

Indicative annual course fee
2024
Full-Fee Paying Place $22,900.00

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 Student Fees

Indicative first year fee
2024
$38,600.00

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Note, tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to increase up to 7.5 per cent per annum.

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 REQUIREMENT

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.

Minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0.


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Course details

This course equips you with advanced knowledge about translation theory and practice. The course develops your skills in translating between English and your chosen language, with specialisations including Chinese, French, German and Italian.

About the course

This course provides students with a sound understanding of traditional and contemporary translation theory and practice, and exposes students to advanced translation methodologies such as computer-aided translation localisation. It also equips students with an essential understanding and working knowledge of the ethical standards expected of translation professionals.
Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies

Quick details

Status
  • Unavailable in 2020
Locations
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
  • 12320
CRICOS code
  • 089966K
Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies
Status
  • Unavailable in 2020
Locations
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
  • 12320
CRICOS code
  • 089966K
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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Course Accreditation

The Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies at UWA has been endorsed by NAATI, the National Accreditation Authority of Translators and Interpreters. From 2018 students will be able to sit external NAATI certification tests upon the successful completion of their degree.
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