Translation and Interpretation

The ability to communicate words, ideas and concepts across cultures makes translators extremely valuable in today’s global economy.

Our courses and programs allow you to train to work as a professional translator or interpreter in Chinese, Korean, Japanese or Spanish. Experienced instructors teach both the theory and practice of modern translation techniques, and help you develop your skills in cross-cultural communication.

Read about some of the benefits of a career in translation and interpretation in this Daily Hive Vancouver article.

Courses and Programs

Courses

Programs

Chinese Translation

UBC Award of Achievement Program
The UBC Award of Achievement in Chinese/English Translation teaches you fundamental translation skills, enhances your writing and editing skills, and prepares you to work in the field. LEARN MORE

Spanish Translation

UBC Award of Achievement Program
The UBC Award of Achievement in Spanish/English Translation teaches you fundamental translation skills, enhances your writing and editing skills, and prepares you to work in the field. LEARN MORE

Summer Intensive Translation and Interpretation (SITI) Academic Program

Program
The Summer Intensive Translation and Interpretation Academic Program (SITI) introduces you to fundamental translation skills, enhances your cross-cultural communication skills and prepares you to work successfully in international and intercultural environments. LEARN MORE

Translation and Interpretation for Business (Chinese)

UBC Certificate Program
The UBC Certificate in Translation and Interpretation for Business (Chinese/English) teaches you fundamental translation skills, enhances your cross-cultural understanding and prepares you to work successfully in international and intercultural environments. LEARN MORE

Translation and Interpretation for Business (Korean)

UBC Certificate Program
The UBC Certificate in Translation and Interpretation for Business (Korean/English) teaches you fundamental translation skills, enhances your cross-cultural understanding and prepares you to work successfully in international and intercultural environments in any number of fields or businesses. LEARN MORE