Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Graduate Diploma
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GD084
The Graduate Diploma in Translation and Transcultural Communication is an inter-disciplinary program designed for students fluent in both Chinese and English seeking a career as a professional translator.
The program provides rigorous training in translation skills while fostering intercultural communicative competence, building strength in critical and analytical thinking, research capacity and problem-solving strategies.
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information for this program.
I am a:
|Intake||February and July|
|Intake||February and July|
|Australian Year 12||Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject|
|English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide||
|Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements||A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements|
|Tertiary Qualifications||Bachelor degree or equivalent.|
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
|Annual tuition fees||
Australian Full-fee place: $23,500
|Annual tuition fees||International student place: $32,500|
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Translation and Transcultural Communication are required to complete core courses to the value of 24 units, including a 3 unit translation internship. The standard duration of the program is one year of fulltime study. This program is available part time.
Students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Translation and Transcultural Communication will be granted 24 units of credit towards the Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication).
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
|CHIN 5008 Advanced Language Studies for Translation
CHIN 5009 Advanced Translation: English to Chinese
CHIN 5010 Advanced Translation: Chinese to English
CHIN 5011 Business and Legal Translation
CHIN 5012 Professional Translation and Translators
CHIN 5013 Reconciling Chinese and Western Thinking
CHIN 5014 Translation and Negotiating Cultures
CHIN 5015 Translation Internship
Written assignments, oral presentation, research, exams.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017
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