Are you highly proficient and able to fluently converse in one or several languages in addition to English? Do you have a deep knowledge of one or several cultures and have an interest in current international affairs? Are you committed to helping others communicate? Are you calm, tactful, quick thinking and able to multitask? Would you like a career that can take you around the globe? If so, a career in conference interpreting may be for you.
The Master of Conference Interpreting will enable you to develop the specialised cognitive and practical skills required for conference interpreting. This involves interpreting source speeches in the simultaneous or consecutive modes while preserving the meaning, tone and nuances of the original speaker. You’ll learn how to undertake effective research to inform your interpreting in a range of high-level scientific, diplomatic and technical domains.
All Macquarie University applicants are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency. The standard of English required for entry is based on the IELTS Academic test. Other accepted evidence of English proficiency, including minimum scores on other English tests and qualifications, can be checked using the conversion tool.
The required standard of English for this degree is:
The required standard of English
IELTS band - Minimum score required is 6.5
You may also satisfy the English language requirements by:
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