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Master of Translation Studies
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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.
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Undergraduate – onshore students
Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.
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The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.
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About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 3 contact hours, plus at least twice as much of your own study time
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Why take a second major
- Expand your skills - Taking a second major either in a complementary area or in something like Economics or Business Law will show you have developed transferable skills such as, teamwork, critical thinking, digital literacy and presentation skills – which are highly sought after in the workforce.
- Add it to your resume – Employers are looking for graduates who have skills in a variety of areas. Two majors will expand your career prospects and help you stand out amongst the crowd.
UWA offers a full Major in Spanish Studies with 6 language units, 1 cultural unit and 1 literature unit.
This Major is offered as a beginners’ stream only. UWA does not currently offer an intermediate or an advanced stream.
You'll learn to
- show competence in the Spanish language in the four macroskills of language acquisition – reading, writing, listening and speaking – rated according to the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR)
- interact confidently and successfully in situations involving Spanish cultural conventions
- interpret Spanish language texts – written, audio, visual – in the light of Spanish cultures and societies
- shift with accuracy and skill between the English and Spanish languages and cultures
Put theory into practice
Current UWA students are eligible to take one of our professional experience units. These units bridge the gap between university and the workplace by providing opportunities to gain hands-on, practical experience. You can master new skills, make connections and network, get a taste of the opportunities in the workforce and add experience to your resume, all before graduating.
Find out more about Work Integrated Learning.
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.
Why study this course?
- More than 580 million people around the world speak Spanish as a native or second language
- Acquire a skill highly regarded by employers as a complement to skills such as engineering and business
- Network and enhance your skills through the Conversation Club, student exchange opportunities, and links with cultural organisations such as the Cervantes Institute, the Cine Latino and Spanish Film Festival, and the Embassy
Become a bilingual citizen of the world at the largest language hub in Western Australia
Why you should take a language as your second major or minor
Interested in the study of languages? Study with us at the largest language hub in the state.