Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies introduces you to the traditions, heritage and contemporary experience of Latin American nations and their people.

Subject overview

You can study topics ranging from First Nations and contemporary social movements to literature, film, music and cultural critique.

Where can Latin American Studies take you?

An understanding of Latin America could be useful for a career in diplomacy, government service, NGOs, journalism, tourism and education, as well as in New Zealand companies which export to or invest in Latin America.

Career options with an Arts degree

Explore your study options in Latin American Studies

Doctoral study