Learn how to bridge cultures through translation. The Master of Translation is a new program offered for bilinguals in either Mandarin Chinese - English or Spanish - English. It prepares you a professional translator career. Graduates work in fields such as government, commerce, law, or international relations, where they mediate Australia's international relations. To enrich your studies in translation, you may undertake elective subjects in the broad fields of culture and communication, and languages and linguistics.
You can develop your professional skills translating specialised topics, managing terminology, using translation technologies and negotiating the cultural and intellectual boundaries of Chinese and Spanish speaking worlds. An internship is a core component of the program, giving you a real-world industry experience. Or, if you're interested in research or further study, there's an Enhanced Master of Translation option, with a minor thesis component, available.
The Master of Translation and Master of Translation (Enhanced) at The University of Melbourne are approved by NAATI (National Authority for Accreditation for Translators and Interpreters) at a professional level.
The Master of Translation helps you effectively and efficiently translate a range of genres. Develop your understanding of English and Chinese or English and Spanish cultural and intellectual foundations, and familiarise yourself with translation technologies. If you want to study and work in team-based and project-based work environments, you'll learn how to adapt to new professional contexts and hone your judgement and decision-making skills. You can complete an internship to put your translation skills to practice within a professional environment, or undertake a minor thesis to demonstrate your ability to solve authentic translation problems.
A Master of Translation readies you for work in professional fields including:
Enrich you translation studies by undertaking an elective in culture, communication, languages and linguistics, such as:
The Master of English in a Global Context (MEGC) is a unique program accredited by the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education↗ and delivered by Hawthorn-Melbourne. The program concentrates on the development of high level language, research and academic skills while exploring social, cultural and linguistic concepts relating to English as a global language.
MEGC will develop your confidence and competence as an international English communicator.
MEGC is suitable for academics and professionals, from any field, if you need to develop high level professional English skills for your career or if you have an interest in the diverse issues relating to language development and its use.
As a MEGC graduate, you will: