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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Translation

This master's program provides specialized training for professional translators who are well attuned to today’s global industry requirements.

You can gain the practical skills and knowledge required to work in translation and related fields of intercultural communication. You will use cutting-edge professional tools to translate software, websites, and audiovisual content.

Courses consist of lectures and practical laboratory sessions where you will have the opportunity to interact with industry professionals.

This program is endorsed by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Completing this master's program will set you apart in the translation profession, with specialized training including localization and audiovisual translation. You will be equipped with extensive knowledge of translation technologies and tools.

Jobs related to this program

  • Captioner
  • Copy editor
  • International marketing manager
  • Localizer
  • Public service translator
  • Subtitler
  • Technical translator
  • Terminologist

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • Normally this requires a completed bachelor honors degree or postgraduate diploma from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized university (or similar) overseas.
  • An undergraduate degree
  • GPE 5.0

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 36086 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: 100 NZD
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