Undergraduate

Spanish Studies

Learn the language and open your mind to the Spanish way of life.

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

"European language graduates are well qualified for careers in all areas that involve interpersonal and communication skills, especially when dealing with people from a range of cultural backgrounds: travel, hospitality, publishing, theatre, commerce, international relations, the diplomatic services, teaching and interpreting and translating. Knowledge of a foreign language has helped graduates secure jobs in international banking, journalism and communications, medical areas, music and the arts."
"European language graduates are well qualified for careers in all areas that involve interpersonal and communication skills, especially when dealing with people from a range of cultural backgrounds: travel, hospitality, publishing, theatre, commerce, international relations, the diplomatic services, teaching and interpreting and translating. Knowledge of a foreign language has helped graduates secure jobs in international banking, journalism and communications, medical areas, music and the arts."

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Spanish is a global language and considered the second most spoken native language in the world. By studying the language, you will experience the culture and learn about the lifestyle and achievements of Spaniards in Spain and in the 20 Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

About The Course

This major equips you with fluency in spoken and written modern Spanish. Not only will you learn the language, you will study Spanish literature, films and popular cultures. This is sure to provide you with a holistic and stimulating cultural and educational experience. Spanish studies is offered to beginners.
Spanish Studies

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 3 contact hours, plus at least twice as much of your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-SPNHB
TISC Codes
Spanish Studies
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 3 contact hours, plus at least twice as much of your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-SPNHB
TISC Codes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
Faculty
  • Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education - Arts

Course Structure

This major is available in three different streams, catering from beginners through to near-native speakers. It is possible to combine Spanish Studies with a second major from within Arts, Biomedical Science, Commerce or Science.

Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first, major for these degrees. It is also offered as a second major in our other bachelor�s degrees.

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