The Graduate Diploma of Translating and Interpreting is designed to meet the needs of proficient bilinguals who aim to work as professional translators and interpreters. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge required to perform translating and interpreting in a range of institutional settings common to community and commercial translating and interpreting practice in Australia and overseas. KEY FEATURES Classes are conducted in computer labs with the most up-to-date classroom management, language learning and translation software to enhance student learning. Pathway to the Master of Advanced Translation and Master of Conference Interpreting for eligible students, and also pathway to the Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies. There is an optional practice unit which allows students to gain T/I experience necessary for professional NAATI accreditation. CERTIFICATION The program is a NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters) approved course for certification at professional and advanced translator and interpreter's level. This will prepare students for the NAATI certification testing. For detailed information on languages that are approved for certification or any other inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org SUITABLE FOR Suitable if you are interested in becoming a professional translator or interpreter. Please note our working languages for practical units are Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Japanese, Spanish, and other languages depending on demand. Career Opportunities PROFESSIONS Graduates will be eligible to work as interpreters and/or translators in Australia as well as in international markets. In the case of Australia, there is a constant demand for community interpreters and translators who can mediate linguistically for immigrants in settings such as court, education, and healthcare. In graduates' home country (e.g. China, Korea, and Japan), interpreters and translators are always in demand as they expand exchanges with foreign countries in business and government sectors.
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||0.5 years - 1 year depending on RPL granted|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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