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DipArts Chinese Translation and Interpreting-Single Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Certificate / Diploma
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
0 AUD
National
8924 AUD

Application fee

International 0 AUD
National 0 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted

About this course

The Diploma in Arts is available to graduates of a Bachelor program in any field of study. Students enrolling in the Diploma are required to complete one major or two minors. It is a flexible program that allows students to complete arts courses in a new area of study in order to gain additional qualifications. Upon completion and subject to satisfactory performance and entry requirements, this program may enable students eligibility for entry into Honours, to postgraduate coursework and, via Honours, entry to research postgraduate study. The Diploma in Arts is a commonwealth supported (HECS-Help) program. 

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.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any field.

Note:This program is not available to International students.

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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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