UC San Diego Extension

Theory and Practice of Translation

This course introduces the basic theory and strategies for written translation. Students translate texts from various categories including literary, technical, business and advertising. Through hands-on practice and exercises, participants develop the fundamental analytical, cognitive, and linguistic skills that are essential for professional written as well as sight translations.

Note: prerequisite: Successful completion of Entrance Exam and "Introduction to Translation." Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation. Requirement for the Specialized Certificate in Translation.

Other Credit: 10 points of ATA Continuing Education in Category A.

Course Number: LING-40004
Credit: 3 units

This course is part of the following Certificate Program(s):

Upcoming Sections

There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at (858) 534-5760 or ahl@ucsd.edu for information about when this course will be offered again.