University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Arts - Languages (MBAA)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Arts (Languages) provides students with an in-depth study of French, Italian, Japanese or English (for non-English speaking students). Students are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in their chosen language and culture through the exchange and in-country study programs. Studying a double major increases employment prospects. Students graduate with advanced writing, presentation, digital, communication, research and problem-solving skills that can be transferable across a range of roles and are highly regarded by prospective employers.


  • 108 units of study
  • 9 units of core courses
  • 36 units of an Arts Specialisation
  • 36 units of a second Arts major
  • 18 units of a minor
  • 9 units of electives.


  • Languages
  • English and Creative Writing
  • History and Cultural Studies
  • International Relations
  • Linguistics
  • Performing Arts
  • Sociology

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Certificate IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program
  • And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Study pathways

Students who finish their degree with a credit or higher Grade Point Average (GPA) could be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree and may be able to continue studies with a Master of Teaching and teach languages in Australia and overseas

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Magill International: $84,000 No

Further information

Students can apply for the Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) packaged option which is a pathway straight into postgraduate study. For application into the Master of Teaching packaged option apply into the Bachelor of Arts and select the specialisation in first year.

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