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

As a student studying the Languages major you will embark on an in-depth study of French, Italian or Japanese language (find out about other languages available through cross-institutional study by talking to the program director). You will also be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in your chosen language(s) and culture(s) through our exchange and in-country study programs. You will: acquire competence in the speaking and writing of one or more major world language(s) both face-to-face and online;be equipped with transferable language and intercultural skills required for work in international and multilingual professions and industries, part of which can be spent studying the chosen language in-country. be equipped to work independently and collaboratively to construct effective arguments and produce creative and critical texts across a wide range of multilingual genres and media. have a defined set of speaking, writing, editing and relevant analytical skills in the target language that can be used in a broad range of multilingual professional contexts. You will also graduate with advanced writing, presentation, digital, communication, research and problem-solving skills that can be transferable across a range of roles and languages 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

Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above

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: $92,700 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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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