York University - Glendon Campus

Certificate in Spanish for Business and Professional Communication

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Program Information

School:York University - Glendon Campus
Field of Study:Spanish Language and Literature
International and Intercultural Communication
Description:This advanced certificate is designed to build skills and competencies in Spanish language for specific professional purposes, such as commerce, finance, law, healthcare, social work —for which there is a growing demand in the job market in North America, including Canada and the GTA.

In addition to language training, students are introduced to the different genre and media types of professional communication in Spanish: letters, reports, memoranda, job interview, social media, etc.

The certificate also builds intercultural communication skills required for communicating effectively across cultures and for global exchanges.
URL:Certificate in Spanish for Business and Professional Communication at York University - Glendon Campus
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $32,291

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 79
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Spanish 
All students must demonstrate post-intermediate level of Spanish by taking the Department’s on-line placement test or by having completed GL/SP 2000 6.00 [Intermediate Spanish / Espagnol intermédiaire] or AP/SP 2000 6.00 [Intermediate Spanish], or equivalent.
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] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Test de Français International [min. 785]
Application Notes :

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of six 4U or 4M courses, including 4U English (ENG4U) or FRA4U for applicants from French-language high schools.
  • We accept a combination of U and M courses and OACs.
  • Ensure you meet our language requirements.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 12, 2020