Master of Arts - Japanese Interpreting and Translation

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This is a professional program providing training for students with very high levels of competence in the Japanese and English languages as translators and conference interpreters. It covers four broad, interlinked areas of study: theoretical and practical training in interpreting techniques; theoretical and practical training in translation techniques; training in ancillary skills such as public speaking and job-specific research; and training in professional areas such as ethics and business skills. This program is ranked by the Swiss-based International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) Survey of Conference Interpreter Training Courses as meeting all or most AIIC criteria.

Course Fee:

Australian: $43,480
International: $62,848

Entry Requirements:

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 5; or Both Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting with a GPA of 5 and Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Translation with a GPA of 5; or Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpretation and Translation with a GPA of 5; completion of the school's aptitude test in spoken and written Japanese and English to the standard set by the executive dean


32 units

Subjects you can Study:

Japanese interpreting and translation

Study Pathways:

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


National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters

Who for:

Graduates with proficiency in spoken and written Japanese and English

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Interpreter, Translator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info No Full time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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