Language Placement Guidelines for Prospective Students of Spanish

Step 1: Read the information below and assess which course is most appropriate for your level of Spanish language knowledge.

Step 2: Please allow 7 working days for us to process your application. An email notification of your placement results will be sent to your UNSW email. If you do not receive a notification after 7 working days, please email the School Office at quoting your student number.

Note: You will be contacted by email if a decision cannot be made on the basis of the information in the application form. In this case you may be required to provide further information or attend an interview with a placement convenor.



Submitted applications are processed in order of receipt. As some classes fill up very quickly, it is in a student’s best interests to submit the Online Application Form as soon as possible.

Students from other Faculties who wish to undertake language courses to fulfill open electives or general education requirements should ensure that these courses count towards the requirements of their degree programs with the relevant Program Authority.

If you feel that your starting course is not appropriate for your language level after attending first week of classes in the term, please contact the course convenor to discuss the feasibility of changing to a higher/lower level course. Any changes to enrolment must be approved by the Discipline Advisor and finalised by Friday, Week 1 of the term.

Courses offered in 2019

For timetable information, please see the Online Handbook

ARTS1570 Introductory Spanish A

ARTS1571 Introductory Spanish B

ARTS2570 Intermediate Spanish A

ARTS2571 Intermediate Spanish B

ARTS3570 Advanced Spanish A

ARTS3571 Advanced Spanish B

Further Information

General Enquiries: Please contact the School of Humanities and Languages for all general enquiries on online placement in Spanish.

School of Humanities and Languages
Level 2, Morven Brown Building
Kensington campus, UNSW
Telephone: 9385 1681

Academic advice: If your knowledge of Spanish does not fall into one of the above categories, or if you are not sure what level to enrol to, please contact the Discipline Advisor outlining your experience of studying Spanish before submitting the Online Application Form.

Henar Vincente Cristobal
Room 230, Morven Brown Building
Kensington Campus, UNSW
Phone: 9385 1854