Language Arts and Media

Language Arts and Media

Discipline of Language, Arts and Media



The Discipline’s vision is to be an internationally recognized centre of excellence for the undertaking of teaching, research, publication, consultancy, artistic creation, public performance and community service in those areas associated with its various disciplines, focused on, but not limited to, the Pacific region. In line with this expansive vision, the Discipline seeks both breadth and diversity in the design of its programmes. Arranged for administrative and academic purposes into four divisions—Literature, Language Studies, Journalism/Media Studies and English for Academic Purposes—the School offers a wide range of courses in its various disciplines. Within these broad areas, students can undertake a variety of Diploma, Degree and Postgraduate level programmes offered through a number of teaching modes both on-campus and through distance and flexible learning.

This Discipline offers Diplomas in Pacific Journalism, Vernacular Languages (Fijian or Hindi), and Pacific Language Studies. There are also a large number of choices in Bachelor of Arts undergraduate majors, including Literature, Linguistics, the combined Literature and Language Major, Journalism, Pacific Language Studies, Pacific Literature, Pacific Vernacular Language and Theatre Arts. Minors are also available in most of these disciplines. The School offers a challenging selection of courses for its Postgraduate courses in Literature, Linguistics and Pacific Media Studies, and an interesting spread of staff expertise for the supervision of MA and PhD research. 


For enquiries and information contact:

Antoinette Kafoa (Admnistrative Assistant) 

Discipline of Language, Arts and Media,
Private Mail Bag
The University of the South Pacific
Suva, Fiji.
Ph: (679) 3232214, Fax: (679) 3231500
Email: parker_an(at)


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Language Arts and Media
School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education
The University of the South Pacific
Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji,
Tel: +679 323 2214
Fax: +679 323 1500