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BA/BEd(Sec) Chinese Translation and Interpreting-Single Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
8 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6349 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

This pre-service teacher education program is available only as a dual degree. Students completing a dual degree have the opportunity to complete two degrees in less time than if each was studied separately. The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) offers school based learning and draws on the latest research into effective teaching, ensuring graduates are well equipped to teach. Students completing a dual degree with education are prepared for secondary school teaching, or training in business or industry. Teaching is a challenging and rewarding career, with secondary school teachers in demand worldwide. Teaching areas include Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian), drama, economics, English, English as a second language, European languages (French, German, Spanish), geography, history, mathematics, media studies, music, learning support, studies in religion and study of society.

The major provides students with knowledge of: 

  • The key issues in English>Chinese and Chinese>English translation, based on to the generic NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters) paraprofessional credential.
  • The key issues in English>Mandarin and Mandarin>English interpreting, based on the generic NAATI paraprofessional credential.
  • The influence of source and target culture on the translation and interpreting of written and spoken texts between English and Chinese.
  • The influence of text genre on the translation and interpreting of written and spoken texts between English and Chinese.
  • The key issues in translation and interpreting ethics, as defined by NAATI.
  • The essential foundations of language and intercultural communication.

Please note that this major is designed for students who are native Chinese speakers.

 

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

           1)BEd: Year 12 or equivalent English, plus one of Mathematics A, B or C; and entry to the BA.

              BA: Year 12 or equivalent English. 

  •  For International students:

          1)BEd: Year 12 or equivalent English, plus one of Mathematics A, B or C; and entry to the BA.

             BA:Equivalent qualifications of  Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

     Course Code         Course Title

  • CHIN2700 Chinese > English Translation: An Introductory Course
  • CHIN2750 Fundamentals in English > Chinese Translation and Interpreting
  • COMU1002 Crossing Bridges: Communicating between Cultures
  • LING1000 Introduction to Linguistics: Structure and Meaning of Words and Sentences
  • WRIT1001 Writing for International Students
  • CHIN2600 Chinese for Native Speakers: Essentials of Chinese Language
  • CHIN2555        English and Chinese Interpreting 1
  • CHIN3555 English and Chinese Interpreting 2
  • LING2000         Linguistic Semantics
  • LING2035 Language & Society
  • LTCS3002         Translating & Interpreting Studies
  • CHIN3760 Techniques in English > Chinese Translation
  • CHIN3770 Advanced Chinese>English Translation

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

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