Master by Coursework

In 2016, the Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies (MITS) is offered over three semesters. Please contact the course director for any information about the course

When eligible, students can enrol in two distinct streams :

1. Translation only (February & July entry): offered for Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

Core units:
APG5875 – Introduction to interpreting and translation studies
APG5690 – Applied translation
APG5048 – Translation for special purposes

Capstone units:
APG5883 – Major translation project part 1
APG5884 – Major translation project part 2

Elective units:
APG5876 – Theoretical issues in literary and cultural translation
APG5044 – Professional internship
APG5874 – Global translation and interpreting professional practices
APG5856 – Research Project
APG5848 – Research Thesis

2. Combined interpreting and translation (February entry only): offered for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. (The language streams are dependent on the number of enrolments and may not be offered every year. Please check with the course director).

Core units:
APG5875 – Introduction to interpreting and translation studies
APG5049 – Theory and practice of interpreting
APG5690 – Applied translation
APG5048 – Translation for special purposes
APG5885 – Advanced interpreting

Capstone unit:
APG5616 – Conference Interpreting

 

Students may also be given the permission to choose an elective unit from another Master course of the faculty of Arts.

Students are expected to undertake professional internships/practicum as part of their degree. Through the internship students are able to pick up useful skills that help prepare them for the transition from university to work place. The internships provide a valuable networking opportunity for students and improve their graduate employability prospects.

Students may be eligible for NAATI accreditation on completion of the degree.

Further information on course structure is available via the Monash Handbook.

For entry requirements, fees and applications, see Coursefinder.