Master of Arts - Chinese Translation and Interpreting

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Master of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting is one of a suite of programs including a Graduate Certificate and Masters qualification, designed to develop students' practical techniques and skills of translation between English and Chinese and interpreting between English and Mandarin. It seeks to help them obtain an understanding of theories and professional aspects of translation and interpreting and to apply them in translation and interpreting practice. Emphasis will be placed on professional translation and interpreting. Students will be trained in different areas including society, law, health, business and trade, science and technology, politics and international relations, and will be expected to satisfactorily perform as professionals in related translation and interpreting situations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $50,760
International: $71,688

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any field with a GPA of 4.5; and proficiency in spoken and written Chinese and English; If required, completion of an aptitude test to the standard set by the Executive Dean.


32 units; 100 hours of field practice in translation and interpreting

Subjects you can Study:

Chinese translation and interpreting

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

There are limited places available each semester and entry into the program is very competitive. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Students are required to do 100 hours of field practice in translation and interpreting, which has been set to meet the NAATI guidelines. This is designed to introduce and involve students in active translation and interpreting tasks within specific field settings.


National Accreditation Authority For Translators And Interpreters

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 2 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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