Program Information

School: Glendon College
Faculty: School of Translation
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Language Interpretation and Translation
Description: Do you have a passion for languages and cultures in contact? Do you enjoy reading about science, technology and just about anything new in the world? Do you love to write? Then translation may be the field of study for you! An undergraduate degree in translation will prepare you for a variety of careers in the language and communications professions. It can also lead to graduate studies.Globally the demand for multilingual communicators just keeps growing – in government, in business, in the arts, and in international bodies such as the United Nations. Graduates of our programs enjoy dynamic, well-paid work with opportunities to work in Canada and abroad. Some start their own translation firms. They also have successful careers as editors, technical writers, language consultants, terminologists, revisers, and teachers.

Our unique international bachelors degree prepares you for success in the global workforce by bringing international perspectives and experiences to your university degree. Glendon’s reputation for excellence in languages and academics, our close-knit diverse community, and our Toronto location make us the ideal host for bilingual and trilingual programs. International Bachelor of Arts (iBA) and International Bachelor of Science (iBSc) degrees follow the same structure as the BA and BSc, but fold in additional language courses, internationally-oriented courses, and an international exchange (typically completed in your third year).

URL: Translation (iBA) at Glendon College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Books and supplies cost extra and vary according to program.
International Student Fees: $ 24, 462
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Careers: Interpreters,Translators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75 to 79

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 French 

The School of Translation generally accepts a total of 50 students per year. The application process varies for different categories of applicants. Please review the section that pertains to you. Admission requirements : The bilingual iBA & iBSc are direct-entry programs and have the same admission requirements, general application procedures, and deadlines as the corresponding BA & BSc programs. When applying to the iBA or iBSc bilingual, please choose the corresponding OUAC code for that program. If you’re not sure which program you will ultimately major in, simply specify the one that interests you most at the time of application.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 220] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

Early Ontario high school application deadline is January 17 2018