About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Majors, minors and specialisations
- Further study
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Currently enrolled students:
- Further information: http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/
- Contact: 'Make an enquiry' at http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/degrees/45-master-of-translation
Intended learning outcomes
Students who complete this course will be able to:
- successfully translate texts, taking into consideration the major theories underpinning the practice of translation;
- successfully apply strategies for translating different types of text, varying in register, style and domain;
- critically understand the cultural and intellectual foundations of the cultures being related through translation;
- utilise the range of technologies applied to translation;
- work in team-based and project-based work environments;
- produce high-quality translations that demonstrate the integration and application of theory and technical skills. This will be achieved by planning and executing an internship capstone experience that brings together theory, technical skills and interpersonal competence, as well as professional practice, judgment and decision-making;
- demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills to plan and execute a substantial research-based project;
- translate to publication-quality in selected specialised genres, including managing terminology and accessing research tools; and
- demonstrate an informed understanding of recent developments in the discipline of Translation Studies or its professional practice.
The generic skills that students who complete this course should develop are:
- the ability to communicate effectively;
- the ability convey information appropriately and accurately; and
- the ability to apply knowledge in practice, research skills development.
The Melbourne Experience enables graduates to become:
- Knowledgeable in their specialist discipline with skills to examine issues with multiple disciplinary perspectives;
- Aware of social and cultural diversity in communities; and
- Potential leaders in their professions and their communities.
Please see http://provost.unimelb.edu.au/teaching-learning for further information.
Last updated: 4 October 2023