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: $47,030
International: $67,964

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
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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