Graduate Diploma of Translating and Interpreting Studies

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

The program provides advanced studies in translating and interpreting theory, professional aspects, project management, language policy and language services, discourse studies, pedagogy, and translation and interpreting practice.


96 credit points. The program structure includes a range of translating, interpreting, discourse and theory courses. Translating and interpreting electives may not be available in all languages and are offered subject to minimum numbers. All courses are worth 12 credit points unless otherwise noted.


  • Discourse studies for translators and interpreters
  • Ethics and professional issues
  • Theoretical bases of translating and interpreting
  • Translation and technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of an Australian undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Applicants with significant relevant work experience may also be considered
  • Students are required to pass a bilingual intake test administered by the University


National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).

Study pathways

Graduates of RMIT's Advanced Diploma of Translating and Advanced Diploma of Interpreting who have a recognised degree are eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing. Successful completion of the program provides a pathway to completing the related Master of Interpreting and Translating with an additional year of study.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $21,120
International: $27,840
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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