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Interpreting in legal settings requires the acquisition of highly specialised knowledge relating to the law, legal language and discourses, legal interpreting theory and practical interpreting skills. This course will introduce students to the contextual knowledge needed to operate in diverse legal settings such as the courtroom, tribunals and the police. You will develop the interpreting and linguistic skills necessary to work as a professional legal interpreter. The course will combine theory and practice and will inform you about contemporary research into legal interpreting.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: Enrolment in a postgraduate Interpreting, Translation, or Translation and Interpreting program

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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