Transmedia Center (TMC) is a translation service provider relying on professional translators who are successful graduates from Babel University Professional School of Translation (BUPST) and are certified by Japan Translation Association in their area of specialization. Translation projects are formed, work translated, revised, reviewed, and completed all under the supervision of a trained translation project manager. Project team members work closely together throughout the translation process to provide exceptional quality translation which exceeds client expectations.

BUPST offers the following four translation majors:

Literary translation

Literary translation

In the Literary Translation major, the program will have students obtain skills and proficiency to carry out competent and idiomatic translation as a professional translator majoring in literary translation.

Finance and investor relations (IR) translation

Finance and investor relations (IR) translation

In the Finance and IR Translation major, the program will have students obtain skills and proficiency to carry out competent, idiomatic and businesslike translation as professional translator majoring in finance and IR translation.

Patent, technical and medical translation

Patent, technical and medical translation

In the Patent, Technical and Medical Translation major, the program will have students obtain skills and proficiency to carry out accurate and complete translation as professional translator majoring in Patent, Technical, and Medical documents translation.

International paralegal and legal translation

International paralegal and legal translation

In International Paralegal and Legal Translation major, the program will have students obtain skills and proficiency to work as international paralegals and to carry out accurate and complete translation as professional translator majoring in legal documents translation.

JTA Certified Publication Translation Proficiency Tests

• Synopsis
• Picture books
• Young adult and children’s books
• Entertainment
• Romance
• Spiritual
• General (business)
• General (science)

JTA Certified Business Translation Proficiency Tests

• Investor relations (IR)/ finance
• Legal
• Medical/ pharmaceutical
• Patent

JTA Certified Translation Project Manager Test (basic, advanced)

These tests measure translators’ knowledge in the following six areas:
• Time management
• Personnel management
• Data and resource management
• Cost management
• Client management
• Compliance management

JTA Certified Plain Written English Proficiency Test

JTA Certified Professional Translator Test (overall translation proficiency in following areas):

• Language and cultural competence
• Expert competence
• Information technology (IT) competence
• Managerial competence

*Proficiency tests also available for Chinese, French, and German languages