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The Business of Translation (6 points)


Leader: Heinz Kreutz

Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit aims to introduce students to many practical issues relating to the profession of translation, and expose them to a realistic translation environment through an industry placement program. During their practicum students are expected to be integrated into the day-to-day translation activities in a number of international companies based in metropolitan Melbourne. Students will have the opportunity to apply their specialist language skills as well as other professional skills (eg. Marketing, IT, Business Administration) in an industry environment.

Assessment: Report on the industry placement module (2000 words): 50% + Exam (1 hour): 20% + Practical exercises (1500 words): 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 lecture and 1 seminar) per week

Prerequisites: TRN4030 and TRN4040

Prohibitions: TRN5100

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