AUSTRALIA

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The following programmes have been approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) on 13/09/2011.
P.O. Box 349. Jamison Centre. A.C.T. 2614, Australia. Tel: 61.6.2514044. Fax: 61. 6.2531575.


 
Alice Springs
Institute for Aboriginal Development
20 Light Square. Adelaide SA 5064
Tel.: 61.08.8951.1311 Fax: 61.08.8953.1884
· Paraprofessional Diploma of Interpreting, approved by NAATI.
Languages: Alyawarra, Anmatyere, Eastern Arrernte, Kaytetye, Luritja, Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, Warumungu
(2011)


Adelaide - TAFE SA
TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)
20 Light Square. Adelaide SA 5064
Tel: 61.8.2078269. Fax: 61.8.2078212
Established 1978
· One-year paraprofessional (non-university) Dipoma of Interpreting, leading to a Paraprofessional Interpreter degree.
Languages:Anmatyerr, Arabic, Auslan, Cantonese, Dari, Dinka, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Luritja, Mandarin, Nepali, Ngaanyatjarra, Persian, Pitjantjatjara, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese, Warlpiri, Western Arrernte, Yankunytjatjara.
· Two-year programme on Advanced Diploma of Translating, leading to a Professional Translator (both directions) degree.
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese.

Exchanges: Adelaide University, Deakin University (Australia).
(2011)

Bankstown - TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute
TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute, Bankstown College
500 Chapel Road, Bankstown NSW 2200
Tel.: 61.2.9780.5500
· Diploma of Interpreting (Vietnamese) accredited by the National Acceditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the paraprofessional level.
· Interpreting Preparatory Course (Paraprofessional Level)
· Interpreting Preparatory Course, Paraprofessional (Vietnamese)
· Interpreting Preparatory Course, Paraprofessional Level (Khmer)
(2011)

Brisbane - Queensland
The University of Queensland. School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies.
Brisbane. Queensland QLD 4072
Tel: 61.7 3365 6382. Fax: 61.7 3365 6799
Established 1980
Students: 24 - 30
· Two-year full-time coursework programme leading to Master of Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation (25-30 class contact hours per week), approved by NAATI at the conference interpreter / advanced translator level and by the AIIC (2 stars).
Specialization: international organizations and politics, economics, international finance, law, environment, medicine, technological and scientific fields; interpreting.
Other options in Japanese translating and interpreting are:
· Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation (1 year or half of the M.A. in Japanese Interpreting and Translation program)
· Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Translation (1 year part time)
· Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting (1 year part time).

Languages: Interpreting: English -Japanese, and Japanese - English.
Written translation: English - Japanese, or Japanese - English (into native languages). The school usually has equal numbers of English and Japanese speakers enrolled.
Exchanges: Inter-Group (Tokyo, Osaka), ISS (Tokyo), Daito Bunka University (Tokyo), International Christian University (Tokyo), Sophia University (Tokyo).

· Two-year full-time coursework programme leading to Master of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting (Advanced), approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) for accreditation at Professional Translator and Interpreter levels (formerly known as Level Three).
Specialization: Health and medical care, business and trade, law, science and technology, tourism, politics and international relations.
· Graduate Certificate in Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting (1 semester full-time)
· Graduate Diploma in Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting (2 semesters full-time)
· Master of Arts in Chinese Translation and Interpreting (3 semesters full-time)
Languages: Intensive training in translation from English into Chinese and vice versa, as well as interpreting between English and Mandarin

(2011)

Brisbane - Southbank Institute of Technology
Southbank Institute of Technology (formerly known as Southbank Institute of Training and Further Education, TAFE)
14 Glenelg Street. South Brisbane. Queensland 4101
Tel: 61.7.8670500. Fax: 61.7.8670590
Established 1988
Students: A maximum of 20 in a language stream at any time.
· One-year part-time paraprofessional (non-university) programme leading to a Certificate in Interpreting (Auslan/English) (renamed Diploma in Interpreting from 1995).
Languages: English, Auslan.
(2011)

Deakin
Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Toorak Campus. 336 Glenferrie Road. Malvern, Victoria 3144
Tel: 61.3.244 5411/5106. Fax: 61.3.244 5454. E-mail: anacapri@deakin.au
Established 1981 (BA); 1988 (Graduate Diploma); 1994 (M.A.)
· Three-year full-time (six-year part-time) undergraduate programme leading to a Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting / Translating).
· One-year full-time (two-year part-time) specialist course leading to a Graduate Diploma of Interpreting / Translating, open to students with a first degree or equivalent. No language teaching is undertaken as such. Students need to satisfy the requirement of 50 days of field practice during their course. "An important aspect of the intake is the explicit recognition of overseas qualifications; in all languages it is expected that the intake will comprise both overseas and local graduates."
· One-year full-time advanced course leading to Master of Arts in Translating, open to students with an Honours degree, graduate diploma or equivalent and who have basic competence in translation "An important aspect of the intake is the explicit recognition of overseas qualifications; in all languages it is expected that the intake will comprise both overseas and local graduates."
· One-year full-time advanced course leading to Master of Arts in Translation Studies

Languages: English, Cantonese, Croatian, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Serbian, Spanish, Vietnamese. Not all languages are offered every year.
(2011)

Granville - TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute
TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute,
Granville College
136 William Street, Granville NSW 2142
Tel.: 61.2.9682.0222
· Diploma of Interpreting
Languages: Arabic, Mandarin, Persian (Farsi), Vietnamese
· Advanced Diploma of Interpreting
Languages: Arabic, Persian(Farsi)
(2011)

Liverpool - TAFE NSW, Liverpool College
TAFE NSW - South Western Sydney Institute (Liverpool College)
College Street Liverpool NSW 2170
Tel.: 61.2.9827.5200
· Interpreting Preparatory, Paraprofessional Level course approved by NAATI.
Languages: English, Khmer
(2011)

Melbourne - AITI
Australian Institute of Translation and Interpretation
Level 7, 388 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: 61.3.9820.5330
Geelong Campus: Address: 71 Little Malop Street, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
Tel: 61.3.9820.5330
· Diploma and Advanced Diploma in translation and interpretation. Two-year Translation and Interpretation course. Students will study courses leading to Diploma and Advanced Diploma in translation and interpretation. Completion of the Advanced Diploma of Translating and/or Advanced Diploma of Interpreting may result in recommendation to NAATI for accreditation without the need to undertake any other assessment (a NAATI accreditation test for example).
· One-and-a-half years Translation and Interpretation Course.Students may wish to choose to major in interpreting or translating and shall obtain a NAATI professional certificate (Level 3).
· One-year Translation and Interpretation Course. One semester (half a year) is devoted to the study of translating (Advanced Diploma of Translating, Level 3), and the other semester (half a year) is for the study of interpreting (Advanced Diploma of Interpreting, Level 3).
· Six-month
Advanced Diploma of Interpreting. This qualification is approved by NAATI at the professional level.
· Six-month Advanced Diploma of Translating. This qualification is approved by NAATI at the professional level.
Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin)
(2011)

Melbourne - Monash
Monash University
Clayton campus
Wellington Road, Clayton Victoria 3800 Australia
Tel.: 61.3.9905.8318
· Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies. This qualification is approved by NAATI at the professional level.
Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

After successful completion of 24 points, students may apply to exit the program with a graduate certificate.
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish.

· Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies. One-and-a-half year full time or three-year part time programme approved by NAATI leading to a Professional Interpreter and Professional Translator (both directions) degree. Languages: Arabic, Chinese (translation only), French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (interpreting only), Spanish.
· Doctor of Philosophy (Translation Studies). The PhD in Translation Studies is 100% by research. Candidates are required to submit a body of translated work together with a critical exegesis which must be produced during candidature and under supervision. The translation component should be no less than 40,000 in length and the exegesis no less than 35, 000. The total word count for the PhD should be no less than 75,000 words and not exceed 100,000.
Duration: 4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
(2011)


Melbourne - RMIT University
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). Institute of Training and Further Education (TAFE)
GPO 2476 V. Melbourne, Vic. 3001
Tel: 61.3.660840. Fax: 61.3.6604404
Established as certificate prorgammein 1979, as a diploma programme from 1995
Students: 80
· One-year paraprofessional interpreting course leading to Diploma of Interpreting.
Languages: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Assyrian, Auslan, Bosnian, Burmese, Cantonese, Chin (Haka), Chin (Tedim), Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Greek, Hakka, Hazaragi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Kurdish (Sorani), Lao, Mandarin, Nuer, Oromo, Polish, Portuguese, Pushto, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Tigrinya, Turkish, Vietnamese.
· Six-month course leading to Advanced Diploma of Translating/Interpreting. Students successfully completing the course may apply for exemptions from the Bachelor of Arts (International Studies)
Specialization: education, business.
Languages: Amharic, Arabic, Auslan, Bosnian, Cantonese, Chinese (translation only), Greek, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Mandarin (interpreting only), Polish, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

· One-and-a-half years Master of Social Science (Translating and Interpreting Studies) leading to a degree as Professional Interpreter and Professional Translator (both directions).
Languages: Arabic, Auslan (interpreting only), Cantonese (interpreting only) Chinese (translation only), Cantonese, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin (interpreting only), Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese.
(2011)

Petersham - TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute
TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute. Petersham - West Street Campus
West St, Petersham
Tel.: 61.1300360601
· Diploma of Interpreting and Translating (Paraprofessional degree approved by NAATI)
· Diploma of Interpreting (Paraprofessional degree approved by NAATI)
· Diploma of Translating
· Diploma of Interpreting and Translating (Korean - Program for International Students ONLY)
· Diploma of Translating (Korean - Program for International Students ONLY)
· Advanced Diploma of
Interpreting (Paraprofessional degree approved by NAATI)
· Advanced Diploma of Translating
Languages: Auslan, Cantonese, Greek, Indonesian, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
(2011)

*Perth - Edith Cowan
Edith Cowan University. Department of Language Studies
Mount Lawley Campus. 2 Bradford Street. Mt Lawley WA 6050
Tel: 61.9.3706430. Fax: 61.9.3702910. E-mail: w.frick@cowan.edu.au
Established 1981. Suspended 1993
· Three-year undergraduate programme leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Translating and Interpreting.
· One-year advanced programme leading to a Graduate Diploma in Translating and Interpreting, open to students with any first degree and fluency in English and the taget language studied.
All interpreting/translating degrees and diplomas currently suspended due to university policy. Translator/Interpreter training now linked to special third year option for all language majors Unit Code INT3400 consisting of a 1  1/2 hour theory lecture with discussion of practical examples across a number of languages, plus a 1 1/2 hour class tutorial or practica session with the language instructor during which translations across a wide variety of subjects are undertaken by small group of students working together, followed by group discussion und the direction of the supervising lecturer who acts as catalyst, arbitrator, helper, etc.
Specialization: law, commerce, scientific texts, media, education, literary texts.
Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Vietnamese.
Exchanges with Guangzhou Foreign Language University.
(2011. Our thanks to Wally Frick)

Perth - TAFE
Central Institute of Technology (Training and Further Education, TAFE)
25 Aberdeen Street. Perth WA 6000
Tel: 61.9.427 1055. Fax: 61.9.328 6745
Within Australia: 1300 300 822

Established 1981
Students: approx 40 per year
· One-year part-time (300 hour) paraprofessional (non-university) programme leading to a Dipoma of Interpreting, open to students having completed secondary school.
· Advanced Diploma of Interpreting (Professional Level)
Prerequisites: Diploma of Interpreting

Specialization: health, mental health, the courts, business and international relations.
Languages are rotated each year. Those already offered include Arabic, Auslan, Burmese, Dari, Dinka, French, Oromo, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese.
(2011)

Sydney - Abbey
Abbey College Australia, Central Campus
770 George Street, Sydney
Tel: 61.2.9212.4470 Fax: 61.2.9212.3476
· Six-month Advanced Diploma of Translating
· Diploma of Translating. Six-month course
· Advanced Diploma of Translating. One-year (20 hours per week), NAATI accredited Professional Level course.
· One-year Diploma of Interpreting and Translating
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean
(2011)

Sydney - Macquarie
Macquarie University, Faculty of Human Sciences
Sydney, Australia
NSW 2109
Tel: 61.2.850 8740. Fax: 61.2.850 8240
First intake in 1995
Over 300 students
· Postgraduate Diploma in Translating and Interpreting (Specialisations in Interpreting Studies or Translation Studies). One-year full time programme.
· One-year part time Postgraduate Diploma in Translating and Interpreting (Specialisation: Community Interpreting).
· Postgraduate Diploma in Auslan/English Interpreting. Duration: Approximately 2 years of study.
· One-and-a-half years Postgraduate Diploma in Translation & Interpreting Pedagogy
· Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Translating and Interpreting are approved by NAATI at professional level. One year full-time, 28 credit points, starting: March for all languages (Auslan, Chinese (translation only), French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (interpreting only), Spanish), July for Chinese, Korean and Japanese only
· Master of Translating & Interpreting. One and a half years full-time, NAATI approved course.
Languages: Auslan, Chinese (translation only), French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (interpreting only), Spanish (Languages are offered depending on demand and resources).
Specialisations in Interpreting Studies or Translation Studies or double specialisations in both
· One-year full time Master of Advanced Translation. Any Language.
· One-year full time Master of Conference Interpreting.
Languages: Chinese (Mandarin) and other languages subject to demand. 
· Two-year part-time Master of Translation & Interpreting Pedagogy. The program starts in March of each year.

· Two-year full time Master of Translating and Interpreting with Master of International Relations.
Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Korean and Spanish 
· Two-year full time Master of Translating & Interpreting with the degree of Master of Applied Linguistics (TESOL). The program starts in March and July. 
Languages: English, Auslan, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French and Spanish
(2011)

Sydney - SIIT
Sydney Institute of Interpreting and Translating (SIIT)
Suite 201 Level 2, 4 Goulburn Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 61.02.9283.5759 Fax: 61.02.9264.2380 Mobile: 61.0411826650
· Advanced Diploma of Interpreting: 24 Week course leading to a qualification at the Professional level of interpreting. NAATI approved.
· Advanced Diploma of Translating: 24 Week course leading to a qualification at the Professional level of translating. NAATI approved.
· Diploma of Interpreting & Translating: 48 Week course leading to a qualification as Paraprofessional Interpreter. NAATI approved.
Languages: English, Chinese
(2011)

Sydney -TAFE NSW, NSI Meadowbank
TAFE NSW - Northern Sydney Institute (Meadowbank)
213 Pacific Highway
ST LEONARDS NSW 2065
Tel.: 61.02.9942.3781
· Six-month Diploma of Translating
· Six-month Diploma of Interpreting
The Diploma of Interpreting in Japanese is approved by NAATI.
Languages: English, Chinese, Japanese
(2011)

Sydney - UNSW
University of New South Wales. Arts and Social Sciences. School of Languages and Linguistics.
Sydney NSW 2052
· M.A. in Interpreting and Translation Studies (MAITS) leading to a Professional Translator degree. It has been accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the level of Professional Translator (both directions) in French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.
· M.A. in in Chinese-English Translation (MACET). It has been accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the level of Professional Translator (both directions) in Chinese.
Enrolments no longer accepted
· One-and-a-half years M.A. (Extension) by coursework in Interpreting and Translation Studies. This program is accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at Professional Translator and Professional Interpreter level.
Eight plans depending on the student’s language combination: Chinese-English, French-English, German-English, Indonesian-English, Japanese-English, Korean-English, Russian-English and Spanish-English.

Contact: languages@unsw.edu.au
(2011)

Sydney - Western Sydney
University of Western Sydney, School of Humanities and Languages - Bankstown campus

Locked Bag 1797 Penrith NSW 2751
Tel: 61.2.9772 6127. Fax: 61.2.772 1565
Contact: courseadvicehal@uws.edu.au
Established 1984 (B.A.), 1991 (M.A. Honours Translation), 1995 (M.A. Int./Ling. and M.A. Trans. Ling).
· B.A. (Interpreting and Translation). Three years full-time or six years part-time programme approved by the NAATI at the Professional level (formerly Level 3)
. Students choose either the Translation or Interpreting Stream from Year 2. An honours program is available as an additional year (or part time equivalent) to meritorious students.
· B.A. (Interpreting and Translation) Dean's Scholars. The programme provides opportunities for exceptional students who have achieved outstanding results in relevant HSC (High School Certificate) subjects.
Students will be provided with a tailored mentoring and advanced academic study program designed to extend the knowledge and understanding of key disciplines within the Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation). Students in this degree are expected to proceed to an Honours year of study.
Duration: Three years full-time or six years part-time.
· Graduate Certificate in Interpreting. Six months full-time or one year part-time. This course has a very practical, professional focus and it leads to one of the MAs.
· Graduate Certificate in Translation. Six months full-time or one year part-time. This course has a very practical, professional focus and it leads to one of the MAs.
· Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and Translation. Six months full-time or one year part-time. Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and Translation can articulate into the Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies and Master of Interpreting and Translation.
· Graduate Diploma in Interpreting. One year full-time or one and a half years part-time, approved by the NAATI at the Professional level (formerly Level 3). This course can articulate into the Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies.
· Graduate Diploma in Translation. One year full-time or one and a half years part-time, approved by the NAATI at the Professional level (formerly Level 3).

These course can articulate into the Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies.

· Master of Interpreting and Translation. One year full-time or two years part-time, approved by the NAATI at the Professional level (formerly Level 3). A graduate of the Master of Interpreting and Translation may graduate with a Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies by completing only four extra units.
· Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies. One year full-time or two years part-time course.
· Master of Arts (Honours). The degree is completed within 1-2 years full-time candidature.It is primarily undertaken as a supervised program of original research, though the depth of the research required for a Masters (Honours) degree would be less than that required for a PhD. It culminates in a dissertation of 60,000 to 80,000 words and leads to the PhD.
· Philosophy Doctorate - 3 years full-time candidature, with a maximum enrolment of four years full time, or part-time equivalent. The doctorate aims to produce graduates able to conduct research independently at the highest level of originality and quality. It culminates in a dissertation of 80,000 to 100,000 words.
Lagugages (subject to demand): Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish.
(2011)



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