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Master of Advanced Translation

A single 1.5 year graduate degree offered by the School of Culture History and Language

  • Length 1.5 years full-time
  • Minimum 72 Units
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  • Academic plan 7508XMTRAN
  • CRICOS code 074328G

If you are interested in starting your studies in 2015, please look at the 2015 programs on offer . Otherwise, this program is available for applications until spring session, 2014

Students who complete the Master of Translation with a Distinction average may complete an additional semester-long (24 unit) advanced program for the award of Master of Advanced Translation. Students will undertake one of two study options to obtain the degree of Master of Advanced Translation:


Option 1: Extended translation with critical commentary. In total this should be 15,000-20,000 words in length and close to publishable standard.


Option 2: A thesis on a translation-related topic of 15,000-20,000 words in length.

Admission Requirements


Master of Translation with an overall average of Distinction (70 per cent) or better.

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective major,  minor or specialisation.

Indicative Fees

Annual indicative fee for international students


ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to current and future students to assist with the cost of their studies. The University is committed to enabling all students, regardless of their background, to achieve their best at ANU and realise their potential. 

Eligibility for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

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