Study that travels.
Globally, Spanish is the second most widely spoken language by first language speakers. It is spoken by over 500 million people in more than 20 different countries in four continents. Not surprisingly, it is one of the six official languages of the United Nations and is also an important trading language in the Asia Pacific region. Learn to speak and read Spanish, delve into the cultures of Spain and Latin America and build a global understanding of the world. With the internationalisation of the job market, graduates with a qualification in Spanish will have greater employment opportunities both in Australia and overseas.
A Spanish major is made up of 36 units, including:
Spanish can also be taken as a minor. Your 22.5 units will include:
Spanish is only offered as an extended major if you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Languages.
Kickstart your career or future in research with one extra year.
By adding just one year full-time to your undergraduate degree, you can graduate with Honours. Enhance your career prospects, delve deeper into knowledge or launch yourself into the world of research.
Take steps towards a rewarding and fascinating career, and gain expertise in communication, critical thinking, research, planning and negotiation.
Potential areas of employment include tourism agencies, foreign language teaching, international trade, finance and commerce, diplomatic and defence agencies, translating services, and international development.
Potential occupations include:
Potential employers include:
A strong background in a widely-used foreign language such as Spanish, particularly if accompanied by academic study in such areas as law, economics, commerce or politics/international relations, is the type of qualification most in demand from applicants for a foreign service career. Language students have the advantage not only of their ability to communicate in another language, but also of understanding and knowing how to work with cultural differences from other outset of their career.
It's possible to work as a journalist in Australia if you can't speak Spanish - but it's much more fun if you can. In a job where travel is everything, a second language not only gives you a foot in the door but provides all sorts of unexpected skills once you are working.
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