RMIT University

Master of Translating and Interpreting

RMIT University

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

Studying the Master of Translating and Interpreting in the heart of Melbourne, you'll learn how to use communication media to support translating and interpreting, and gain insight into the intersection of theory and practice.You also have the option to undertake further study in interpreting for community health, medical fields, police and legal contexts, and conferences.By linking translation technology, ethics, and professional and theoretical studies to practical issues in translating and interpreting, you’ll be prepared for whatever path your interpreting or translating career takes you.


  • translating and interpreting

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline.If you have not completed an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered if you have at least 5 years of relevant work experience in interpreting or translating or in the use of bilingual language skills. If you wish for your work experience to be considered, you must submit a CV and a personal statement detailing your relevant work experience.Please note: You must indicate in your application the language combination you are applying for. Please refer to the selection task for more information.


The program is approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Graduates who meet the requirements may be eligible for translator and/or interpreter accreditation with NAATI.

Study pathways

If students have successfully completed undergraduate studies in a cognate discipline of translating and interpreting, languages or linguistics, students may be eligible for up to 48 credit points exemption from the University for up to 4 courses in the program's first year. Students also use this program as the first step in advancing to PhD research.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City International: $72,960 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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