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This course focuses on the concept of Community Translation and Interpreting, of which the purpose is to provide members of minority communities language access to public services offered both routinely and in a crisis scenario. This course will introduce functional translation theories as the theoretical framework with practical advice and discussion on both achievement of pragmatic equivalence and significance of self-reflection on students' development of individual translation/interpreting skills.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Subject to the approval of the Head of Department.
Domestic fee $1,884.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Language, Social and Political Sciences.