Degree title: Interpreter (Bachelor’s Degree)
Extent of education: 240 ECTS
Planned duration: 4 years
Language of instruction: Finnish
The education starts: 1.9.2021
Interpreter (Bachelor’s Degree), Sign Language Interpreting, full-time implementation, Helsinki. Graduates are sign language, interpreting and translation experts who can act as interpreters for deaf people of different ages who use sign language. Advanced studies and elective studies offer the opportunity to become a qualified interpreter for the deafblind and for print interpreting.
Interpreter (Bachelor’s Degree), Interpreting and AAC Interpreting and Instruction, Multimodal Implementation, Kuopio. Graduates are experts in interpreting and guidance who can act as interpreters for speech-impaired clients. Strong pedagogical competence and interaction expertise form the basis for AAC Interpreting, counselling and coaching tasks for clients of different ages. Advanced studies and elective studies offer the opportunity to qualify as an interpreter for other client groups and other expert positions.
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An interpreting degree provides an opportunity to work in various expert positions related to sign language and communication.
The basis of the interpreting service is found in laws that guarantee interpreting rights for the hearing impaired and speech impaired, so they can participate in society.
Bachelor’s degree interpreter clients can be, for example, deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind and deafblind people.
Interpreting experts work with the following job titles: