Advanced Diploma of Translating (English to Mandarin)

Global Business College of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0100865

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

This course is designed for students who are planning to work as a translator (English a Mandarin) typically in the community and business domains in personal documents, government, legal, health, technology, business, community, education, tourism, finance, consumer affairs, insurance, culture, science and commerce and economics. Candidates studying this program have Mandarin as their strongest language.

The Advanced Diploma of Translating prepares translators to translate texts where there may be significant equivalence problems between source and target text, the subject of the text has its own specific terminology, or there is need to undertake extensive research and translate complex language and concepts. Specific audiences may be found in commerce and marketing, government and international relations – including immigration, both regular and humanitarian – the media, and sectors generally considered to be professional, such as law, health and medicine, technology and science. Assignments may deal with material which requires significant quality assurance processes as the consequences of mistranslation can be far reaching.

Unit Code and Name

PSPTIS100 – Apply codes and standards to professional judgement

PSPTIS002 – Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments

PSPTIS101 – Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

PSPTIS066 – Apply theories to translating and interpreting work practices

PSPTIS070 – Prepare translated transcripts

PSPTIS071 – Translate multimedia source material

PSPTIS021 – Translate and certify non-narrative text

CUAWRT401 – Edit texts

PSPTIS060 – Analyse text types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE-English)

PSPTIS067 – Demonstrate complex written LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural context

PSPTIS064 – Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated

PSPTIS062 – Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE

PSPTIS061 – Quality assure translations

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Product based methods, Portfolio, questioning.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
9,000 Per Year
Read moreMaterial fee: 300
10 Oct 2022
21 Nov 2022
52 weeks
Full time
Global Business College of Australia
337-339 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
9,000 Per Year
Read moreMaterial fee: 300
10 Oct 2022
21 Nov 2022
52 weeks
Full time
Queen Street Campus
338 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
9,000 Per Year
Read moreMaterial fee: 300
10 Oct 2022
21 Nov 2022
52 weeks
Self study / online (without attendance)
Global Business College of Australia
337-339 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12, or equivalent senior secondary school qualification.

Applicants with work experience in this field will also be considered.

Students must demonstrate that they have either:

English level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent in an internationally recognised test) with the reading and writing skills of 6.0 or above, or

Successful completion of GBCA EAP2 English for Academic Purposes

Successful completion of a Diploma of interpreting (Mandarin-English) or

Successful completion of GBCA English Placement Test

Mandarin requirements:

Students must demonstrate that they have completed a minimum of year 12 in a program delivered in Mandarin, or

Successful completion of a Mandarin reading and writing test. Applicant may be interviewed if further information is required.

Address

Global Business College of Australia
337-339 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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