Master of Advanced Conference Interpreting
About This Masters Degree
This program teaches students conference interpreting, which includes both advanced consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing simulated conference interpreting in a purpose -built laboratory. It offers regular self and peer analyses of interpreting work, and lets you learn from internationally renowned conference interpreters
It not only enhances students' domain-specific skills but broadens their extra-linguistic knowledge.
See the website http://courses.mq.edu.au/international/postgraduate/master/master-of-advanced-conference-interpreting0
- Prepares students to work as advanced professional interpreters for international and bilateral conferences on various themes;
- Equips students with research and practical skills and strategies;
- One of very few, yet the largest conference interpreting program in Australian universities.
Suitable if you wish to become a professional conference interpreter, or if you are already working as a professional consecutive interpreter and want to learn simultaneous interpreting skills.
Please note this degree is only offered in Chinese (Mandarin). Japanese and Korean may be available subject to demand.
English language requirements
IELTS of 7.0 overall with minimum 6.5 in each band, or equivalent
All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
For more information see English Language Requirements http://mq.edu.au/study/international/how_to_apply/english_language_requirements/
You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:
- senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
- one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification
Students graduating from this program will have many job opportunities. They will be qualified to work in the:
• conference interpreting sector
• community interpreting sector
• publishing industry
• education sector
• legal sector
• insurance companies
• banking industry
See the website http://courses.mq.edu.au/international/postgraduate/master/master-of-advanced-conference-interpreting
Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent and NAATI professional accreditation as an interpreter (or overseas equivalent); or Australian level 8 or 9 qualification with a minimum mark of 70 in one core advanced practical interpreting subject