Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Master of Translation – MTrans

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

a (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b demonstrated competence in one of the languages offered for the Master of Translation equivalent to at least the level of a B+ grade in a language course above Stage II at this University

and

c for students who are not native speakers of English and who have not had at least three years of tertiary education with English as the language of instruction, a minimum overall score of IELTS (Academic) 7 or equivalent.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has not met the above requirement, but who has attained extensive relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1a above by Senate or its representative.

3 Admission to this degree is at the discretion of the Academic Head or nominee. An interview and written aptitude test may be required.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student admitted to this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 220 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

5 a A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Translation Schedule.

b A student must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in the first 45 points of taught courses taken for this degree. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Translation cannot continue.

6 Where a student has previously passed courses equivalent to any of the required courses for this degree, a 700 level course(s) approved by the Academic Head or nominee must be substituted.

7 The programme of each student requires the approval of the Academic Head or nominee.

8 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Reassignment

9 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies or Postgraduate Certificate in Translation.

Distinction

10 This degree may be awarded with Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Variations

11 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2019.

Master of Translation (MTrans) Schedule

Taught Masters

Requirement:

120 points: TRANSLAT 700, 712, 719, 720

30 points from FRENCH 720, ITALIAN 702, MĀORI 712, SPANISH 723, TRANSLAT 716, 717, 718, 726

30 points from FRENCH 702, 703, GERMAN 701, JAPANESE 745, ITALIAN 700, SPANISH 700, TRANSLAT 713

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