Spanish

Knowledge of Spanish gives you access to Hispanic cultures all over the world.

Spanish is a major European and Pacific Rim language and is increasingly valued in New Zealand. Spoken by over 450 million people on four continents, Spanish is the national language of 20 Latin American countries and the major second language of the USA.

Spanish and your career

You could use your knowledge of Spanish and Hispanic cultures for a career in translation and interpreting, tourism, journalism, business, government service, diplomacy or librarianship. Spanish is becoming one of the most popular and useful languages taught in New Zealand schools.

Study options in Spanish

Spanish is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is taught by the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics.


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