Graduate Diploma in Interpreting Studies (exit only)

  • Approved Abbreviation: GradDipInterpSt
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 1778
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 086034A

This program is an exit point for students undertaking 1775 Graduate Diploma in Interpreting and 1777 Master of Interpreting and Translation who do not complete subject LANG 7001 Accreditation Studies (2017 and prior) or subject LANG 7030 Preparation for NAATI Certification (PG) (from 2018).

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

1775 Graduate Diploma in Interpreting

Students commencing in 2015 or 2016 refer to 1777.1 - Master of Interpreting and Translation

1777.1 - Master of Interpreting and Translation

Students commencing in 2017 refer to 1777.2 - Master of Interpreting and Translation

1777.2 - Master of Interpreting and Translation

Students commencing in 2018 refer to 1777.3 - Master of Interpreting and Translation

1777.3 - Master of Interpreting and Translation

  • Director of Academic Program - Assoc Prof Robert Mailhammer

Study Mode

One year full-time or two years part-time.

Program Advice

Dr Kenny Wang

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Part Time Internal See above

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline.  This program includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this program.  Please contact the Program Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the link below for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

Admission

This program is an exit point only.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the subjects listed in the recommended sequence below.

Plan of Study Grid
Autumn sessionCredit Points
LANG 7020 Introduction to Interpreting PG 10
LANG 7021 Introduction to Translation PG 10
LANG 7026 Legal Interpreting 10
LANG 7006 Business Interpreting 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
LANG 7017 Interpreting and Translation Professional Practicum (PG) 10
LANG 7029 Medical Interpreting (PG) 10
LANG 7016 Interpreting Skills (PG) 10
Select one postgraduate subject agreed with the Director Academic Program. 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points80