Why study the Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting

The Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting is a one-year, part-time program offering a solid grounding in consecutive interpreting to students wishing to specialise in liaison interpreting, rather than conference interpreting or translation. Students will work in both directions (Japanese to English, English to Japanese). All materials covered in interpreting class are authentic and cover a range of subjects likely to arise in a real liaison interpreting setting.


  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements


Approved degree or equivalent in any discipline; and

Have completed the school's aptitude test in spoken Japanese and English to the standard set by the executive dean.

Program structure


The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Further study options

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Arts in Japanese Interpreting have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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