The Diploma in Interpreting and Translation is a comprehensive course designed to prepare professional interpreters and translators for work in a variety of community settings in New Zealand, or to carry out a range of translation assignments for clients in New Zealand and overseas.
Programme code: AK3771
Duration: 2 years part-time
Venue: City campus
Start date: 3 March 2014
AUT University encourages early application. These qualifications will remain open until all places have been filled.
- Not open to school leavers. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency to undergraduate degree level in English and an additional language.
- Students with English as an additional language (EAL): IELTS 7 overall or equivalent. All EAL applicants will be interviewed and required to sit a specific listening test and write a sample of English.
- New Zealanders with English as their first language will be required to do an equivalent test in their language of choice.
- An interview is required.
Structure and content
A student must complete 60 points from these papers:
165027 Introduction to Translation
166760 Theory and Practice of Interpreting
166761 Societal Contexts for Interpreting
166006 Translation Skills: Analysis, Appropriateness and Accuracy
Health and Legal — and 30 points from:
167780 Advanced Interpretation Health Studies
167770 Advanced Interpretation Legal Studies
Health and Legal — and 30 points from the following 4 papers:
167771 Advanced Interpretation Legal Interpreting
167772 Advanced Interpretation Legal Translation
167781 Advanced Interpretation Health Interpreting
167782 Advanced Interpretation Health Translation