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Specialise in Japanese-English translation with a Graduate Certificate in Arts in Translation.

During this comprehensive 1-year, part-time program emphasis will be placed on the harnessing of digital technological trends in translation. You will gain key skills in areas of translation memory (TM), computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools, machine translation (MT) and post editing.

Courses with tutorials will be conducted in Japanese with native Japanese speaking academics.

You will graduate well equipped to work in an increasingly globalised and digitalised translation market across a range of industries including business, government and community. 

Note: the information on the Program and course requirements page won't show information tailored to your chosen field of study.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2022

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Japanese translator
  • Airline translator
  • Conference translator
  • Health translator
  • Business translator
  • Legal translator
  • Travel translator

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Peer-assisted study sessions
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Theoretical Studies in Translation and Interpreting
  • Professional Skills for Translators and Interpreters
  • Translation and Interpreting in Community Settings
  • Translation in a Globalised Marketplace

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