Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication (GDipInterpTrnsltnTrnscultComm)

Program Code

GDITT

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

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 interpreter and/or translator. It provides students with skills and knowledge in cultural and social studies, cross-cultural communication and practical skills in interpreting and translation. The program is endorsed by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to undertake the Certified Interpreter and Certified Translator tests conducted by NAATI.

The Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, 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 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 24 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
CHIN 7004 Advanced Translation: English to Chinese 3
CHIN 7005 Advanced Translation: Chinese to English 3
CHIN 7006 Business and Legal Translation and Interpreting 3
CHIN 7007 Foundations of Translation and Interpreting 3
CHIN 7008 Translation & Interpreting: Cultural Communication 3
CHIN 7011 Professional Interpreting A 3
CHIN 7010 Professional Interpreting B 3
CHIN 7013EX Translation and Interpreting Internship 3