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English translation: certificate of specialized studies; post-graduate diploma; advanced studies diploma

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French term or phrase:spéciales, supérieures, approfondies
English translation:certificate of specialized studies; post-graduate diploma; advanced studies diploma
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
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17:44 Feb 6, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: spéciales, supérieures, approfondies
In a CV, this individual had:
Certificat d'études spéciales de..
Certificat d'études supérieures de...
Certificat d'études approfondies de..
Any idea how to differentiate and translate them?
Thanks
sktrans
certificate of specialized studies; post-graduate diploma; advanced studies diploma
Explanation:
The "post-graduate diploma" would be equivalent +/- to a US/Canadian to studies at the masters leve; the "advanced studies diploma" would be +/- equivalent to studies at the doctoral (but NOT a masters degree or a doctorate).

Here's something along the lines of what you're looking for, all from Termium:

French:Education
études spéciales s
English:Education
special studies s
1985-06-11

French:Aeronautics and Aerospace Industry (formerly XAB)
Degrees and Diplomas (Educ.)
certificat d'études spéciales de médecine aéronautique s
OBS - OACI s
English:Aeronautics and Aerospace Industry (formerly XAB)
Degrees and Diplomas (Educ.)
certificate of specialized studies in aviation medicine s
1986-01-21

French:School and School-Related Administration
hautes études s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
études supérieures s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
EX - hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes s
EX - Centre d'études supérieure
English:School and School-Related Administration
advanced studies s CORRECT,PLUR
EX - advanced Mediterranean agronomic studies s
EX - Centre of Advanced Studies. s
1998-08-03

French:Education
certificat d'études supérieures s
English:Education
post-graduate diploma s
OBS - graduate s
1984-08-1

French:School and School-Related Administration
hautes études s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
études supérieures s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
EX - hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes s
EX - Centre d'études supérieures s
English:School and School-Related Administration
advanced studies s CORRECT,PLUR
EX - advanced Mediterranean agronomic studies s
EX - Centre of Advanced Studies. s
1998-08-03

Here is a URL for education acronyms, in case the need should arise: www.univ-st-etienne.fr/monnet/rechinfos/sigles.html

Here is a URL for a breakdown of equivalents, from the point of view of francophone Canadian universities, and one from Luxembourg:
www.gouvernement.lu/gouv/fr/doss/livbleduc/livbl.pdf
www.uqar.uquebec.ca/uqar/info/info-etran.htm

And here is Eurydice, **the** comparison of degree equivalents. I'd recommend you bookmark this one!! I'm giving you both a pdf and a text URL:
Selected response from:

Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 12:52
Grading comment
Thank you so much, this has been very helpful.
Have a great day!
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certificate of specialized studies; post-graduate diploma; advanced studies diploma


Explanation:
The "post-graduate diploma" would be equivalent +/- to a US/Canadian to studies at the masters leve; the "advanced studies diploma" would be +/- equivalent to studies at the doctoral (but NOT a masters degree or a doctorate).

Here's something along the lines of what you're looking for, all from Termium:

French:Education
études spéciales s
English:Education
special studies s
1985-06-11

French:Aeronautics and Aerospace Industry (formerly XAB)
Degrees and Diplomas (Educ.)
certificat d'études spéciales de médecine aéronautique s
OBS - OACI s
English:Aeronautics and Aerospace Industry (formerly XAB)
Degrees and Diplomas (Educ.)
certificate of specialized studies in aviation medicine s
1986-01-21

French:School and School-Related Administration
hautes études s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
études supérieures s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
EX - hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes s
EX - Centre d'études supérieure
English:School and School-Related Administration
advanced studies s CORRECT,PLUR
EX - advanced Mediterranean agronomic studies s
EX - Centre of Advanced Studies. s
1998-08-03

French:Education
certificat d'études supérieures s
English:Education
post-graduate diploma s
OBS - graduate s
1984-08-1

French:School and School-Related Administration
hautes études s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
études supérieures s CORRECT,FEM,PLUR
EX - hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes s
EX - Centre d'études supérieures s
English:School and School-Related Administration
advanced studies s CORRECT,PLUR
EX - advanced Mediterranean agronomic studies s
EX - Centre of Advanced Studies. s
1998-08-03

Here is a URL for education acronyms, in case the need should arise: www.univ-st-etienne.fr/monnet/rechinfos/sigles.html

Here is a URL for a breakdown of equivalents, from the point of view of francophone Canadian universities, and one from Luxembourg:
www.gouvernement.lu/gouv/fr/doss/livbleduc/livbl.pdf
www.uqar.uquebec.ca/uqar/info/info-etran.htm

And here is Eurydice, **the** comparison of degree equivalents. I'd recommend you bookmark this one!! I'm giving you both a pdf and a text URL:


    Reference: http://www.eurydice.org/Documents/HigherEducation/fr/focuste...
    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:www.eurydice.org/Docume...
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 12:52
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thank you so much, this has been very helpful.
Have a great day!

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