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Translation Studies

  • Addresses Technology-Oriented Market
  • Taught by Industry Experts
  • Includes Theory and Practical Application

The field of translation offers a plethora of employment opportunities in a variety of industries. If you are considering a career in this area, these courses provide the basic concepts and key components of computer-assisted tools (CAT) and terminology management in a hands-on instructional format.

Learn more about the Certificate in Translation Industry Essentials.

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.

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Terminology and New Translation Technologies

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

2019 Spring
1 section

Transcreation and Localization

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

2019 Spring
1 section

Precis Writing, Report Writing, and Editing for International Organizations

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

2018 Fall
1 section

Commercial Translation

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

1 section

Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling, Dubbing, and More

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

Financial Translation

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

Legal and Government Documents

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

Precis Writing Workshop

Précis writing is a skill that is increasingly in demand, particularly at the United Nations and other international organizations.

Russian to English Technical Translation

Gain an introduction to the field of Russian to English technical translation and enhance your skills as a translator.

Technical Translation

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

Translation and Interpreting Summer Institute

Learn about the business and practice of translation and interpreting at this intensive three-week summer institute.