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MA Translation and Interpretation

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

22000 SGD
22000 SGD

Application fee

International 22 SGD
National 22 SGD
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)85
TOEFL-PBT (min)600

About this course

With a focus on English to Chinese and Chinese to English translation, the MTI Programme distinguishes itself from general translation courses and programmes.

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Eligibility Criteria


 Prospective students should meet one of the following requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution plus meeting the language proficiency requirements in English and Chinese, such as :
  • A good pass in GCE ‘A’ Level General Paper, or equivalent, or a higher level test
  • A good pass in GCE ‘O’ Level CL1, or Higher Chinese, or equivalent, or a higher level test
  • A certificate of language proficiency in English or Chinese for international applicants whose first language is not English or Chinese, e.g. an English language proficiency certificate IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum mark of 6.0 in each component), or TOEFL iBT 90, or a Chinese language proficiency certificate HSK, TOCFL or SAT subject test in Chinese. The certificate must be still within its valid period when the student is enrolled.
  • A Nanyang Technological University Graduate Diploma in Translation and Interpretation (GDTI) with a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 5.0, and relevant work experience.
  • Other qualifications and relevant work experience, as approved by the Programme Director and/or the Academic Board.

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Course Modules

Core courses

  • TI6001 Translation Theories
  • TI6002 Specialised Translation I (Literature)
  • TI6003 Introduction to Interpretation
  • TI6301 Dissertation / TI6302 Capstone Project (one session)

4 Immersion courses

  • TI6201 Specialised Translation II (Law, Finance, and Economics)
  • TI6202 Specialised Translation III (Translation for International Organisations and Government Institutions)
  • TI6203 Chinese-to-English Interpretation
  • TI6204 English-to-Chinese Interpretation

Core courses

  • TI6004 Translation Technology
  • TI6005 Specialised Translation IV (Science, Technology and Medicine)
  • TI6301 Dissertation / TI6302 Capstone Project

Elective courses

  • TI6101-TI6108 (One or two of them will be offered.)


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How to Apply

The MTI Programme offers one intake in January each year.

Online Application for the January 2017 intake is available on 1 August 2016. Deadline for admission applications is 30 September 2016.

Click here to start your application: https://wis.ntu.edu.sg/webexe/owa/pgr$adm_main.notice

Please print out a copy of the completed application form and send it to the MTI office together with all the required supporting documents:

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