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English as an International Language

Bachelors of Arts / Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Further your knowledge of how English is used in intercultural settings and globalised workplaces.

You'll gain a specialisation in English and better understand the complex relationship between language, culture and identity.

Skilled graduates are sought after by international and multinational companies for positions in development, marketing, management and trade.


1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2022

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:

  • Business development manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Operations manager
  • Investment adviser
  • English as a foreign language teacher
  • English as a second language teacher

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

What you'll study

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

  • Communicating Across Cultures: Theory and Practice
  • The Secret Life of Language: Words and Sentences
  • Writing for International Students
  • Second Language Learning

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