Spanish and Latin American Studies


Spanish is one of the world’s major languages, spoken in Spain, Latin America and in the United States. Our Spanish and Latin American Studies program will enable you to become familiar with the Spanish language as spoken in its contemporary cultural context. Our program will provide you with an informed understanding of the Spanish-speaking world through the study of language, literature, civilisation, and history.

What you will study

Our language programs cater for students of all levels, whether you have never studied languages before or have studied at an advanced level. Entry is flexible, which means that whatever your level of experience, you can study a language course suited to your skills.

You will be immersed in both the language and culture of your chosen tongue from day one. Beginner’s courses focus on language skills and grammar using a communicative approach that emphasises interaction. Courses at Intermediate, Advanced and Professional levels maintain and develop language skills while providing in-depth contextual knowledge through the study of pop culture, history, teaching, interpreting, translation, linguistics and literature.

If you have prior language knowledge you will need to take an online placement evaluation so that we can assess your skills and select an appropriate level of course for you. Information about the evaluation and additional course details can be found on the web at:

Spanish and Latin American Studies can be studied as 

Specialisation Stream Type Stream
Spanish/Latin American Studies Major

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