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Latin American Studies

Bachelors of Computer Science/Arts

Explore the factors that shape the diverse cultures of Latin America.

Learn about its Indigenous peoples, and the effects of conquistadors, colonisers and the USA. Courses also cover Latin American culture in contemporary times.

This minor can prepare you for any career that requires cross-cultural understanding with Latin America, such as careers in government, diplomacy, business, education and development.

Highlights

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • International aid officer
  • Tourism consultant
  • Foreign affairs officer
  • International business consultant
  • Community liaison and education coordinator
  • Tourism officer
  • Diplomatic officer

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Cultures of Latin America
  • Imagining Latin America in the 20th Century
  • Magical Realism and Beyond: Contemporary Latin America
  • Latin American Perspectives

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