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Translation into French

  • Formalize your translation skills in French.
  • Gain a good understanding of the theory and practice of translation.
  • Take advantage of flexible online learning approaches.

If you hope to work as a translator, this certificate can bring you closer to a career. It assumes you are already confidently bilingual and can express yourself like a native in the formal, written idiom in English and French. You'll learn how to translate original text accurately while preserving its integrity, meaning, style and nuance. You'll also become proficient in analyzing and understanding complex, real-world documents. While the program is rigorous, with translation assignments of increasing complexity, the potential rewards make it well worth the effort. To pass, the minimum average mark in each Translation course is 70%. With each level, the exercises focus increasingly on translations from English into French.

What You'll Learn

  • Craft more precise translations.
  • Preserve the integrity and essence of the written word.
  • Convey the tone and nuance of the original.

Certificate Requirement(s)

Intended for students who are confidently bilingual (native or near-native ability in formal, written English and French), the Certificate in Translation is awarded upon successful completion, sequentially (in order, and one at a time) of the courses in the selected non-English language. All requirements for the Certificate in Translation must be completed within 18 months of the date of registration. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is not available for this certificate.

Important: Upon completion of your certificate requirements, you must request your certificate by submitting a Certificate Request Form.

Required Course(s)