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Field of Study


Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Gain insight into the broader Spanish-speaking world, including Latin American thinking and European film.

Compulsory courses focus on advanced training in analysis and practice of academic writing in Spanish, as well as your choice of applied linguistics or cultural studies.

You'll complete an honours thesis, which focuses on researching and producing a dissertation in Spanish. This project will require you to form a reading list, write an annotated bibliography, and define a research topic and methodology.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • International business translator/interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • Conference translator/interpreter
  • International marketing specialist
  • Academic researcher
  • Foreign media correspondent
  • Intelligence officer
  • University academic
  • Publishing translator/interpreter

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • General Research Methods
  • Advanced Spanish Language Skills
  • Concepts in Applied Linguistics
  • Special Topics in Spanish Language Studies

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