Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in any field or approved equivalent with a grade point average of 4.5.

Also see supplementary information.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 18720

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

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Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Late applications may be considered.

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Enquiries for Australian students

School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies

Email: slccs@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6311

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in any field or approved equivalent with a grade point average of 4.5.

Also see supplementary information.

CRICOS Code: 061824K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 24960

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

Late applications may be considered.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation?

The Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation is a one-year, full-time coursework program in interpreting and translation offering a solid grounding in translation and consecutive interpreting. Translation is in one direction only - into students' (native) language, while interpreting is performed in both directions (Japanese to English, English to Japanese).

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in any field or approved equivalent with a grade point average of 4.5.

Also see supplementary information.

Additional application information

Proficiency in spoken and written Japanese and English. IELTS minimum of 6.5 overall. Candidates must sit and pass the Aptitude Test set by the School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies before being admitted to the program. A fee may apply for the Aptitude Test. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

Apply online

Apply online to the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Late applications may be considered.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in any field or approved equivalent with a grade point average of 4.5.

Also see supplementary information.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 061824K

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

Late applications may be considered.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 18720

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 24960

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation

Accreditation body

  • National Accreditation Authority For Translators And Interpreters

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

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