GD168 - Graduate Diploma in Translating and Interpreting

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RMIT program code: GD168
Plan name: Graduate Diploma in Translating and Interpreting
Plan code: GD168P13
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 061260G

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2022 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete: All courses listed may not be available each semester.

   Year One Semester One
 
AND   Program Option Courses:
 

The Graduate Diploma requires you to complete a total of 96 credit points in accordance with the program structure as outlined below.

The program structure includes a range of translating, interpreting, theory and application courses. Below is a list of the specific translating and interpreting courses you may complete as part of your program. All courses are worth 12 points except where indicated.

Please note that not all courses listed will be available each semester.

You must complete the following three (3) core courses (36 credit points):

  • Theoretical Bases of Translating and Interpreting (LANG1220)
  • Ethics and Professional Issues (LANG1222)
  • Discourse Studies for Translators and Interpreters (LANG1219)

AND complete one (1) of the following two (2) courses (24 credit points):

  • Interpreting Certification Practice 1 (LANG1269) or
    Translation Certification Practice  (LANG1268)

AND complete

  • 46 credit points of Breadth Option Courses (from the Breadth Option Course list below).

 

Mid year students:

Students who commence their studies in Semester 2 should pick the following courses:

  • Ethics and Professional Issues (LANG1221)
  • Discourse Studies for Translators and Interpreters (LANG1219)

And select either:

  • Interpreting Certification Practice 1 (LANG1269)
  • Translation Certification Practice  (LANG1268)

 

Electives:

Students may be able to select electives that are not listed here. Please speak to the Program Manager if you are planning to do electives from other disciplines/areas.

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Year One Semester One

Please check both sections and make sure you enrol in the required core courses and elective options (see above).

If you are unsure about your enrolment load for the semester, please contact the program manager or log an inquiry through the RMIT Connect portal.

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Theoretical Bases of Translating and Interpreting 12 LANG1220 City Campus 2478 (FF)
2479 (INT)
2395 (INT)
Discourse Studies for Translators and Interpreters 12 LANG1219 City Campus 2396 (FF)
2397 (INT)
Ethics and Professional Issues 12 LANG1221 City Campus 2589 (WFF)
2590 (WINT)
2398 (WFF)
2399 (WINT)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Interpreting Certification Practice 1 24 LANG1269 City Campus 2591 (FF)
2592 (INT)
2400 (FF)
2401 (INT)
Translation Certification Practice 24 LANG1268 City Campus 2593 (FF)
2594 (INT)
2402 (FF)
2403 (INT)
AND

Complete Thirty Six (36) credit points of Program Option Courses listed at the end of the program structure:

 
AND

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Program Option Courses:

List of Program Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Interpreting Certification Practice 1 24 LANG1269 City Campus 2591 (FF)
2592 (INT)
2400 (FF)
2401 (INT)
Interpreting Certification Practice 2 12 Yes LANG1238 City Campus 2606 (FF)
2607 (INT)
2404 (FF)
2525 (INT)
Translation Certification Practice 24 LANG1268 City Campus 2593 (FF)
2594 (INT)
2402 (FF)
2403 (INT)
Translation and Technology 12 LANG1227 City Campus 2406 (FF)
Advanced English Language 12 LANG1254 City Campus 3310 (INT)
Intercultural Knowledges and Practices 12 HUSO2378 City Campus 2484 (FF)
2485 (INT)
Specialised Community Interpreting 24 Yes LANG1388 City Campus 2612 (WFF)
2614 (WINT)
2527 (WFF)
2528 (WINT)
Conference Interpreting Practice 24 Yes LANG1391 City Campus 2616 (WFF)
2617 (WINT)
Global Language 12 SOCU2304 City Campus 2553 (FF)
Introduction to Language 12 LANG1389 City Campus 2554 (FF)
Language and Society 12 LANG1390 City Campus 2529 (FF)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

Program Manager

Dr Erika Gonzalez Garcia
Email: erika.gonzalezgarcia@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 0428
Location:  B037 F05 R017

Administrative Enquiries:

RMIT Connect Student Portal - https://rmit.service-now.com/connect

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
360 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000
B008 F10 R047

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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