Course: Bachelor's degree in Translation and Intercultural Communication
The Translation and Intercultural Communication BA offers students the opportunity to work intensively with languages. Students will acquire a good command of English and French assisted by the latest computer tools. They will also improve the mastery of their mother tongue, allowing excellent employment potential on graduation. The benefits and positive impact of language skills on prospective employers are extraordinary.
There is a growing demand for experts related to foreign languages, both in the legal and economic fields as well as in the international trade sector. CESUGA's facilities are also equipped with cutting-edge technologies allowing the use of language-learning software tailored to the needs of our students.
Students of Translations an Intercultural Communications are trained to work in two language combinations (English-Spanish and French-Spanish), therefore increasing their employability.
This programme seeks to allow students to develop not only skills in translation and interpreting but also in intercultural communication. It is an innovative approach in Galicia which provides cross-cutting skills enabling students to work in a wide range of fields and sectors (international trade, communication departments, etc.) including public and private institutions.
This degree is aimed at providing the society with a new professional profile who can meet the demands of the growing globalization and business internationalisation.
Nowadays companies are looking for qualified professionals trained in business and communication issues, with in-depth knowledge of not only foreign languages but also cultural approaches to enable effective and successful business relationships. This is the main difference offered by CESUGA from other Translation and Interpreting undergraduate programmes. Our university has always offered bilingual programmes gaining wide experience in language teaching, specially Economics and Business related.
There are extensive career opportunities for future graduates in Translation and Intercultural Communication due to their specialisation and expertise. Students can choose from two specialist pathway in Institutional Translation and Interpreting or International Trade. Due to the international exchange experiences, the knowledge of business and economics, as well as their language skills, graduates will be prepared to work for national and international private and public institutions and organisations.
Internships are compulsory as well as studying a semester abroad with a flexible study programme tailored-made to the student areas of interest.