Master of Translation Studies

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

The Master of Translation Studies provides advanced translation training to develop students' abilities to practise as a professional bilingual/multilingual professional. The course is approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters of Australia (NAATI). Specialised translation training is available between English and Chinese, French, German and Italian in both directions. The course offers systematic research training in a variety of real life intercultural communication and language exchange programs in world-class partner universities in Beijing, Shanghai and Europe. The course fosters critical thinking and analytical skills through frontier translation theories and latest technologies as well as the opportunity for individual supervision of a translation research project. The course includes a work placement component where students apply knowledge in industry environments.

Course Fee:

Australian: $45,800
International: $66,200

Entry Requirements:

A relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major


The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points which must include course core units and specialisation units.

Subjects you can Study:

Chinese; French; German; Italian


The course is approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 2 years
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Crawley No info No Part time
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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