Translation Studies

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 30 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
139 place StudyQA ranking:2445 Duration:2 years

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This course provides students with specialised and advanced translation training. Students develop high proficiency and communication skills in their language pairs (English and Mandarin, French, German, or Italian). They critically assess the latest theories and practices of translation studies. They also develop a professional understanding of ethics and technology essential to the modern translator or researcher in translation studies. Students will have the opportunity to apply their studies during internships taken in Australia or the foreign country appropriate to their language pair.

  • Introduction to Translation Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Translation Studies
  • The Ethics of Translation
  • Translation Studies Professional Placement 
  • Strategic Communications in a Digital Era
  • Digital Media: Theory and Practice
  • Global Media and Cross-cultural Communication
  • Advanced Research Skills
  • Engaging Cultural Difference
  • Corpus-based Translation Studies
  • Translation Localisation
  • Interpreting
  • Translation Project
  • Translation Studies Dissertation 1
  • Translation Studies Dissertation 2
  • Advanced Language Studies (Chinese/French/German/Italian)
  • Specialised Translation
  • General Translation
  • Advanced Writing Skills
  • A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and
  • Including the following:
    • A weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the level 3 units of the relevant major; or
    • The equivalent as recognised by the Faculty
  • English language requirement: IELTS minimum of 6.5 overall with individual items no less than 6.0.
  • All international students at UWA are required to pay tuition fees for their programs of study. The tuition fee is based on the student's course of study. Fees increase on an annual basis.New students should refer to their Acceptance of Offer Contract and once enrolled, their Statement of Account for tuition fees.
  • AUD $100 application processing fee (credit card payment accepted).
  • Your contact details.
  • Supporting documentation (such as your English language competence test results, academic transcripts, passport ID page and other documentation for course-specific requirements).
  • Academic transcripts must be uploaded as one single collated PDF only (not as separate PDF pages).

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students to apply for International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) to undertake the degree of Master by Research or Doctorate by Research at The University of Western Australia. An application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University.

The purpose of the IPRS scheme is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas in which the University has specialised research strengths and to support Australia's research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.

These scholarships cover International Tuition Fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Student Health Cover.

Successful applicants will also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship and UWA Top-Up Scholarship (the total combined value for 2015 is $29,000 per annum). Please see the entry for Australian Postgraduate Awards and UWA Safety-Net Top-Up Scholarships for further information.

Please also refer to the Australian Government website for Frequently Asked Questions about International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS).

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