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

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
8.25 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
33832 AUD
National
8682 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

The dual degree provides students with an understanding of the business environment and its relevance to the international hotel and tourism industry. This training is complemented by the studies of society and culture and analytical and communication skills offered in the Bachelor of Arts.

When this program is studied at a standard load of four courses per semester, the final semester will comprise part-time study of only two courses. Students may decide to overload in previous semesters or undertake study in a summer semester to reduce the total duration of the program.

The major provides students with knowledge of: 

  • The key issues in English>Chinese and Chinese>English translation, based on 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.

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Hotels Association
  • Australian Institute of Travel and Tourism
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies
  • Festivals and Events Association
  • Hotel and Catering International Management Association
  • International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education
  • Meetings and Events Australia
  • Meetings Professionals International

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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)OP/Entry rank:10/79

           2)Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics A or B or C.

  •  For International students:

          1)Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics A or B or C.

          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

Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management :

      Part A:

  • ACCT1101 Accounting for Decision Making
  • LAWS1100 Business Law
  • MGTS1301 Introduction to Management
  • MGTS1601 Organisational Behaviour
  • MKTG1501 Foundations of Marketing
  • TOUR1000 Principles of Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • TOUR1001 Global Cultures & Tourism
  • TOUR2001 Tourist and Visitor Behaviour
  • TOUR2007 Sustainable Tourism
  • TOUR2010 Applied Economics for Tourism
  • TOUR3008 Service Management in Tourism
  • TOUR3009 Professional Development

      Part B:

      Majors:

      Event Management:

  • EVNT2000 Fundamentals of Event Management
  • EVNT2003 Special Event Management
  • EVNT2004 Event Marketing
  • EVNT3003 Event Operations Management
  • EVNT3004 Event Sponsorship & Fundraising
  • EVNT3005 Strategic Event Management

      Hospitality Management:

  • HOSP2001 Hotel Operations
  • HOSP2003 Hospitality Small Business Enterprises
  • HOSP2004 Discourses in Hospitality
  • HOSP3000 Gaming and Casino Management
  • HOSP3003 Food and Beverage Management
  • HOSP3004 Hotel Industry Management

      Tourism Management:

  • TOUR2002 Tourism and Leisure Operations Management
  • TOUR2008 Tourism and Leisure Futures
  • TOUR2009 Destination and Experience Marketing
  • TOUR3001 Tourism Policy and Planning
  • TOUR3006 Responsible Tourism and Ethics
  • TOUR3007 Strategic Tourism Management

      Part H:

      Honours:

  • TOUR6005 Industry Research and Consultancy
  • TOUR6035 Advanced Research Methods and Analysis
  • [TOUR6033 Critical Issues in Tourism, Hospitality & Events     (or)
  • [TOUR6034 Change & Innovation in Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • [TOUR6007 Honours Thesis A     (or)
  • [TOUR6008 Honours Thesis B

Chinese Translation and Interpreting - Single Major:

  • 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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