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Department of Linguistics

Translating and Interpreting

Get a professionally accredited
Translating & Interpreting degree


Ranked among the top 50 universities in the world for linguistics in the QS World University Rankings 2014, Macquarie offers one of the best translating and interpreting courses in Australia. Unlike traditional courses, our programs place particular emphasis on acquiring the professional skills, knowledge and experience valued by employers.

Why study Translating and Interpreting at Macquarie?

Connect Rewarding Careers

At Macquarie, you can specialize in translating or interpreting studies and achieve a high level of professional competency in specialist areas like medical, legal, business and technical.

Become a Translator or Interpreter

Connect Accreditation

Our postgraduate programs are approved by National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI), the regulatory Translating & Interpreting organisation in Australia.

NAATI Accreditation

Connect World-Class Research

Postgraduate and research students can participate in ground-breaking research at our interdisciplinary research centres and collaborate with leading organizations within Australia and worldwide.

Linguistics Research

Translating and Interpreting Courses at Macquarie

Undergraduate Degrees

Macquarie University offer a wide range of undergraduate degrees which will provide you with the qualification and skills needed for postgraduate study in Translating and Interpreting.
Undergraduate Degrees
(domestic students)
Undergraduate Degrees
(international students)
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Postgraduate Degrees

PhD & Research Degrees

Research Training Pathway Maximum
Domestics students fees
International students fees

The international-standard two-year research training pathway program leading to PhD.

Bachelor of Philosophy/Master of Research



CSP student contribution applies (year 1). Funded by RTS (year 2)


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PhD & Research Degrees Maximum
Domestics students fees
International students fees
Doctor of Philosophy 3 years Funded by Research Training Scheme View fees
Master of Philosophy 2 years Funded by Research Training Scheme View fees


"What makes me really happy is that I can share my translation with readers and convey important messages to them at the same time." - Xiao Jing, Master of Translating and Interpreting student. Read more

Contact us

Postgraduate: +61 2 9850 7102
Undergraduate: +61 2 9850 9898
Visit us at C3A, Ground Floor
Research: +61 2 9850 9243
Visit us at X5B, Room 242