To be eligible for admission, Certificate applicants must have completed a minimum of one year at the university level (or equivalent), GL/SP 3000 6.00 (formerly GL/SP 2610 6.00) or AS/SP 3000 6.0 (or equivalent), and have a C+ average.

All Certificate applicants must successfully complete an entrance exam before enrolling in the program. Applicants must also meet York University’s admission requirements. Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 of the 33 credits of the Certificate program at Glendon College.

Applicants should fall into one of the following categories:

  • Internal applicants

    These are students who are currently enrolled in a B.A. program at York University and who have not yet completed their B.A.Once admitted to the Certificate, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 5.0 (C+).

  • External applicants

    must be admitted to a B.A. program in combination with the Certificate. External applicants who have completed a B.A. at York University or at any other University will be admitted directly into the Certificate program, provided that all other Certificate admission requirements are met.

In order to satisfy the requirements and succeed in the programme applicants should have basic computer skills.

To apply to the Certificate program, please contact:

Hispanic Studies Department 

Translation Certificate
York Hall, 233
Glendon Campus, York University
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4N 3M6

Recruitment and Liaison

Glendon Hall, Suite 100
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4N 3M6
Tel.: 416-487-6710

Glendon is located at the corner of Bayview and Lawrence Avenues (Campus map) in a park-like setting.  Home to only 2600 students and with an exemplary professor/student ratio, Glendon offers a superior environment for pursuing your studies.  Small classes encourage interaction and participation.

* GL/SP 3000 6.00 (ES) Advanced Level Studies in Spanish Language and Stylistics (formerly GL/SP 2610 6.00)
This course offers a comprehensive review of the most difficult aspects of Spanish grammar through advanced exercises in reading, writing and conversation. Special attention is given to consolidate students’ oral and written skills and to emphasize stylistic aspects of the language. Students are also taught how to write an academic essay.


* AS/SP 3000 6.0  Advanced Spanish Language and Grammar
This course develops the student’s command of Spanish grammar through the writing of multiple drafts of essays, the discussion of advanced and subtle aspects of grammar and style, and the analysis of selected readings.