Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication) (MA(TrnsltnTrnscultComm))

Program Code

MATTC

Program Minimum Units

48

Standard Duration

2 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

AQF Level

09

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This program is designed for students fluent in both Chinese and English seeking a career as a professional translator. It provides students with skills and knowledge in cultural and social studies, cross-cultural communication and practical skills in translation. Students will undertake either a 9 unit or 12 unit (extended) research dissertation. The 12 unit dissertation can lead to admission to a Doctor of Philosophy program. The program is approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Students who successfully complete the Masters program and achieve the required level of performance in the relevant assessment will be recommended by the University of Adelaide for NAATI Translator accreditation at the professional level.
The Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication) is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extension qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication)

There shall be a Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 30 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 6 units
  3. Research equivalent courses to the value of 9 units in the form of a research thesis plus additional elective courses to the value of 3 units,
    or
    Research equivalent courses to the value of 12 units in the form of an extended research thesis