Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting (PGCertAdvInterp)

Points per degree 60
Full-time study 1 semester
Part-time study Up to 4 semesters
Taught by Faculty of Arts
Taught at City Campus
Application Closing date Semester One: 8 December Semester Two: 4 July (Semester Two start possible in exceptional cases)
Start date Semester One: 6 March 2017 Semester Two: 24 July 2017


This one-semester programme will prepare you for a career in interpreting, both in academic and practical terms. There is a strong focus on community interpreting, with an emphasis on the professional reality of interpreting in New Zealand.

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Programme highlights

  • Link theory with practice and deepen your problem-solving skills.
  • Be introduced to the terminologies most in demand in the New Zealand interpreting market.
  • Gain comprehensive interpreting practice.

Career opportunities

The role of the professional interpreter has become increasingly recognised. The areas of law and medicine are particularly in demand in New Zealand. You can help other New Zealanders to participate and be fairly represented in society, and be part of a profession that is vital to New Zealand's involvement in the international community.

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