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Doctor of Philosophy (Translation Studies) for 2014

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Why study Doctor of Philosophy (Translation Studies)?

The PhD in Translation Studies offered at Monash University is the first of its kind in Australia. Translation Studies at Monash adopts an interdisciplinary approach and introduces candidates to the methodologies of practice as research. Candidates are required to submit a body of translated work together with a critical exegesis. While its focus is on the theory and practice of translation, it draws upon a wide variety of fields including language, culture and literary studies, linguistics, semiotics, media and technology, science, finance and the law.

The main languages available are, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. The following languages are subject to staff availability: Arabic, Croatian, Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian.

Domestic

Entry requirements

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Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.

Research Training Scheme (RTS)
RTS places are available to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens.

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

Throughout the year

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time, part-time
  • On-campus at Clayton: full-time, part-time
  • Off-campus: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 4080

CRICOS code: 074679G

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Contact

Arts HDR Admissions
Email: Arts.Research.Degree@monash.edu

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

4 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 27,400 AUD

Intakes

Throughout the year

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time
  • On-campus at Clayton: full-time
  • Off-campus: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 4080

CRICOS code: 074679G

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

For enquiries contact the Monash University Institute for Graduate Research
Telephone: +61 3 9905 1538
Email: research.degrees@monash.edu

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Admission to the PhD (Translation Studies) will require one of the following qualifications in translation studies, literary or cultural and intercultural studies:

  • a four year Australian or New Zealand bachelor's degree with an overall result of H2A or above (normally with a research component in the fourth year) or
  • an Australian or New Zealand master's preliminary qualification with a significant research component and with an overall result of H2A or above or
  • an Australian or New Zealand coursework master's degree with a significant research component graded at Distinction or above, and an overall result of H2A or above or
  • an Australian or New Zealand research master's degree with an overall result of H2A or above or
  • a qualification considered equivalent to one of the above (a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with substantial professional experience in the field).

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Semester two (July)

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Admission to the PhD (Translation Studies) will require one of the following qualifications in translation studies, literary or cultural and intercultural studies:

  • a four year Australian or New Zealand bachelor's degree with an overall result of H2A or above (normally with a research component in the fourth year) or
  • an Australian or New Zealand master's preliminary qualification with a significant research component and with an overall result of H2A or above or
  • an Australian or New Zealand coursework master's degree with a significant research component graded at Distinction or above, and an overall result of H2A or above or
  • an Australian or New Zealand research master's degree with an overall result of H2A or above or
  • a qualification considered equivalent to one of the above (a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with substantial professional experience in the field).

English requirements for international students

http://www.mrgs.monash.edu.au/futurestudents/eligibility/langprof.html

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Semester two (July)

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

  • At a glance

  • Career opportunities

    This course will be of interest to professionals working as interpreters and translators who wish to improve their skills and acquire advanced research abilities at the highest level of the profession. This course will also be of interest to language and literature graduates wishing to further develop communicative, imaginative and critical abilities related to creative forms of translation.

    Graduates with a PhD in Translation Studies find work across a range of sectors including multinational companies, the public service, international non-government organisations such as the United Nations, academia, publishing and creative industries.

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