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Language and Translation Certificate in Translation Practice

Diploma Description

This certificate is not accepting new students as of Spring 2021.

Note: Students are expected to possess advanced level proficiency in English and at least one other language.

This program is offered in English as the target language paired with any language. This program is not suited for students seeking to translate from English into another language. The Certificate in Translation Practice, which consists of two required courses and three electives, must be completed within three years of taking the first certificate-eligible course.


For more information, please email sps.translation@nyu.edu.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Fundamentals of Professional Translation

Acquire a comprehensive overview of the translation field in this language-neutral course suitable for all language pairs that involve English.

2020 Fall
1 section

Introduction to Translation Tools and Terminology

Gain an understanding of the basic concepts and components of CAT tools and terminology management using a few of the more common options available.

0 sections

ELECTIVES

Complete 3

Precis Writing and Report Writing for International Organizations

Learn techniques to help move your career ahead in this fast-paced world as a freelance précis writer or report writer.

0 sections

Transcreation and Localization

Learn the fundamental principles of transcreation and localization, applicable to any language pair in which English is the target language.

Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling, Dubbing, and More

Gain an overview of the technical and methodological underpinnings of audiovisual media translation.

Legal and Government Documents

Learn how to translate legal texts and government documents effectively and expertly from a source language into English.

Commercial Translation

Examine a range of topics that concern translation of commercial transactions and correspondence.

Technical Translation

Gain an introduction to the field of technical translation, and acquire the skills to translate technical documents into English.

Financial Translation

Gain a deeper understanding of the concepts, terminology, and text types typical of the financial industry for use in translation.

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required

Fundamentals of Professional Translation

Acquire a comprehensive overview of the translation field in this language-neutral course suitable for all language pairs that involve English.

2020 Fall
1 section

Introduction to Translation Tools and Terminology

Gain an understanding of the basic concepts and components of CAT tools and terminology management using a few of the more common options available.

0 sections

Precis Writing and Report Writing for International Organizations

Learn techniques to help move your career ahead in this fast-paced world as a freelance précis writer or report writer.

0 sections

Transcreation and Localization

Learn the fundamental principles of transcreation and localization, applicable to any language pair in which English is the target language.

Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling, Dubbing, and More

Gain an overview of the technical and methodological underpinnings of audiovisual media translation.

Legal and Government Documents

Learn how to translate legal texts and government documents effectively and expertly from a source language into English.

Commercial Translation

Examine a range of topics that concern translation of commercial transactions and correspondence.

Technical Translation

Gain an introduction to the field of technical translation, and acquire the skills to translate technical documents into English.

Financial Translation

Gain a deeper understanding of the concepts, terminology, and text types typical of the financial industry for use in translation.