SEU-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou)

Master’s in Translation and Interpreting

Introduction to the Program

The Master of Translation and Interpreting (MTI) is a two year dual degree English-taught program for international students, jointly run by Southeast University and Monash University (Australia).

About the Program

The objectives of MTI are to provide a joint training program based on the advantages of both sides in Translation and Interpreting. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to engage in bi-directional translation and interpreting between Chinese and English, and cross cultural communication. Students will develop deep theoretical and practical knowledge in specific areas so that they will have the solid foundation to either further their study or find a job in the profession. Normally, the students are expected to graduate in 2 or 2.5 years.

SEU-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou)

SEU-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) (abbreviated below to Joint Graduate School) has been approved by MOE as a sino-foreign co-operative joint school, operating at Dushu Lake Higher Education District, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. The Joint Graduate School recruits postgraduate students under the National Graduate Enrollment Plan. The Joint Graduate School will fully utilize academic superiority and educational strengths of SEU as well as learn from Australian educational methods, training models and experience in disciplines such as in information industry, software engineering, municipal transport, and international business, to strive for producing professionals in the up disciplinary fields.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

The applicant must be a bachelor’s (or higher) degree holder of a relevant or related program from an accredited college or university in the world, and also demonstrates passion and commitment to the field study applied for.

The applicants must satisfy one of the following language equivalents:

  • Graduates from universities of English-speaking countries
  • Graduates from universities where English is the official language.
  • TOEFL: 84 (internet-based test) / IELTS: 6.5


Scholarships up to CNY40000 per year are available for outstanding applicants.

Application Deadline

May 30

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 40000 per year. The total for the 2 year program is 80,000RMB.


International students may choose to live in the International Students’ Dormitary, which spread in all three campuses. The room rate varies from RMB 11000 to 15000 for a two-bed room each year, depending on the location and facilities. For full information see the accommodation page here.

About the Application Process

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Applications take 4-6 weeks before a decision is given, and students are accepted on a rolling basis. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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