Acquiring Spanish language skills will enable students to pursue a range of career paths ranging from international trade and commerce, diplomatic corps and education.
Spanish is the official language of twenty three countries and the second most widely spoken language in the United States of America. It is one of the official languages of the United Nations. Acquiring Spanish language skills will enable students to pursue a range of career paths ranging from international trade and commerce, diplomatic corps and education.
The Spanish program actively encourages students to engage with the rich histories and cultures of Latin-America. Students may also have the opportunity to spend time in a Spanish speaking country for study tours or for 6-12months on cultural exchanges. Study abroad semesters may be available in Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Spain.
Program and course information
Diploma of Languages
Study a language while you complete another degree! The Diploma of Languages can be taken concurrently with any RMIT program to really add value to your degree and open up a range of new career opportunities.
The following Higher Education 12 credit point Spanish courses are offered for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Studying a language as part of a degree can augment work-ready skills and is an enriching ‘add-on’ to a separate major field of study.
The course guides provide full details including course descriptions, pre-requisites (if any), learning outcomes, learning activities and assessments:
- LANG1168 Spanish 1
- LANG1178 Spanish 2
- LANG1184 Spanish 3
- LANG1200 Spanish 4
- LANG1207 Spanish 5
- LANG1209 Spanish 6
- LANG1278 Spanish 7
- LANG1279 Spanish 8
- LANG1261 Language and Culture through Cinema
Languages academic mentoring program
This peer academic mentoring program involves intermediate and advanced students mentor new students for 1 – 2 hours each week, to assist with specific language or study related difficulties.
The program aims to enhance the students’ language learning experience, resulting in increased confidence and motivation. The students discover different learning styles, network with other students, learn effective ways to communicate, and share successful language learning strategies.
Working with industry
The program fosters student engagement mainly via our links with the Spanish Consulate. Thanks to this partnership, we offer to our students the possibility to participate in diverse events such as film and cultural events, information about scholarships offered by the Spanish Government, and many more.
- Dr Glenda Mejia – Spanish Resource Centre Coordinator (free films and school teacher professional development)
- Dr Ana María Ducasse – Spanish Studies Coordinator
Speak to our friendly staff about programs, applications, pathways and important dates at RMIT Info Corner.