UBC Extended Learning offers non-credit courses that advance and develop your ability to share information, convey messages and connect with audiences in a clear and compelling way.

Professional & Personal Writing Courses Learn how to write clearly and effectively to engage your audiences, share your stories and achieve your communication goals. Courses on grammar, style, editing, writing for business and the web, content marketing, freelance writing, self-publishing, writing effective presentations, storytelling and capturing family histories and personal stories, are offered online.

Certificate in Biomedical Visualization and Communication The Certificate in Biomedical Visualization and Communication is an integrated skills program that sits at the intersection of art, science and communication. It’s a one-of-a-kind program that blends scientific knowledge, critical thinking, co-creativity, teamwork, and communication skills built on empathy and active listening. The program is a collaboration between the UBC Faculty of Medicine Hackspace for Innovation and Visualization in Education (HIVE) and the Centre for Digital Media.

Our part-time English communication skills courses are designed especially for professionals who live and work in English as an additional language to their mother tongue. Focus on pronunciation, speaking clearly in English, public speaking and English business writing to feel confident and comfortable speaking and presenting in the workplace.

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