Spanish, Practical and Business

UBC Certificate

  • Online, In-Person
  • $3,130 to $3,280

Learning to speak, read and write Spanish opens up career and travel opportunities, deepens your appreciation of Spanish and Latin cultures, and helps you connect with community members in North America and around the world.

The UBC Certificate in Spanish, Practical and Business is designed to improve your practical and business Spanish language skills so you can talk in detail about familiar topics, read contemporary texts, and write clearly on a range of subjects. Throughout your courses, you’re introduced to different facets of Spanish-speaking and Latin societies, cultures and customs so you can communicate comfortably and respectfully with native Spanish speakers.

A personalized final project gives you the opportunity to explore in detail a topic related to your personal or business interests.

  • Format: 100% online or a combination of in-person and online study
  • Duration: A minimum of five courses of nine weeks each, and a final project
  • Cost: $405–$600 per course, approximately $3,130–$3,280 for the program, which includes a non-refundable application fee
  • Apply anytime

The instructor made learning Spanish fun and very informative. She had fresh new material in every class. She is a very professional and experienced instructor and has a wonderful way of making students at different levels enjoy learning Spanish.

Student, Spanish Intermediate and Advanced

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