About the course
In an increasingly global world translators and interpreters are highly sought-after professionals who provide a critical link in overcoming language barriers between people of different cultures. Designed for people with high-level bilingual skills who want to further their career this program will introduce you to advanced theoretical approaches specialised knowledge of current and emerging industry and ethical issues in the field. Youll learn how to use communication media to support translating and/or interpreting practice and gain insight into the intersection of theory and practice. By linking translation technology ethics and professional and theoretical studies to practical issues in translating and interpreting RMIT graduates are work-ready and prepared to respond to industry requirements. RMIT is endorsed by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) to offer the Master of Translating and Interpreting in the following languages Arabic Auslan (interpreting only) Cantonese (interpreting only) Chinese (translation only) French Greek Indonesian Italian Japanese Korean Malay Mandarin (interpreting only) Persian Spanish Tamil Turkish Vietnamese. These languages are offered as electives and are subject to interest and minimum numbers. You need to have advanced bilingual skills in the language you select and may be required to demonstrate your knowledge prior to entry into the program. Graduates who successfully complete this degree will be eligible to sit the external NAATI certification test(s) in order to practise as professional translators and/or interpreters in Australia.
Intake Months
February, July
Delivery Locations
C55622
Qualification
Masters Degree (Coursework)
Duration
2 Years
Post study visa
2 Years
Cricos
079083F
English language requirements
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6.5
Learn more TOEFL Internet
79
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58 (with no communication band less than 50)
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RMIT University

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RMIT University, officially the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, is a public research university in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1887 by Francis Ormond, RMIT began as a night school offering classes in art, science, and technology, in response to the industrial revolution in Australia.
Established in 1887, RMIT is a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise. One of Australias original tertiary institutions, it enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community. The university is a world leader in Art and Design, Architecture and the Built Environment, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Business and Management Studies.
It has an enrolment of more than 84,000 students and over 10,000 teachers and staff. At RMIT students learn from experts working at the forefront of their fields and benefit from teachers and lecturers who apply their research discoveries, industry judgement and specialist expertise directly to programs. The university also partners with organisations including Deloitte, Adidas and BMW to ensure education is relevant and connected to the needs of industry.
RMIT also has over 100 student clubs, societies and collectives to choose from. At the Melbourne City campus, the university offers a fully-equipped gym with a range of fitness programs and activities, and at its Bundoora campus, It has a wide range of facilities including a gym and multi-purpose courts. As a QS 5-star rated institution, RMIT University is ranked as one of the world’s leading universities with a strong research record and state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. Its campuses in Melbourne and Vietnam feature award-winning buildings equipped with industry-standard facilities, modern technology and sustainable features.
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City Campus - RMIT University

124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Australia

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Melbourne City campus is located in the cosmopolitan heart of the “world’s most liveable city” and is surrounded by public transport, restaurants, cafes, theatres, galleries and parks.