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Diploma of Languages

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

DIPLANG
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Academic plan ELANG
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Academic plan ELANG
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature

The Diploma of Languages prepares students for the increasingly multilingual and international life of the 21st century. You will be taken on a language learning journey which is designed to engage you with the written, oral and cultural aspects of your chosen language or languages.

You can choose to study a wide selection of languages, many of which are not available at any other University in Australia.

There are additional forms required for admission. Please see the CASS website.  Applications close 5pm Monday 6th February 2017.



Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Employment Opportunities

This diploma will suit you if you are interested in working for organisations or businesses that deal with non-English speaking countries, or a government career including foreign aid, or if you want to work in a non-English speaking country when you graduate.

Graduates may find work in international relations, diplomacy, trade, national security and strategy, translation, language teaching, tourism, development and many other fields.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. communicate proficiently and confidently in the principal studied language 

  2. identify the structure and uses of the principal language studied 

  3. demonstrate an understanding of the societies and cultures of the principal language studied, and its socio-historical context 

  4. construct a schema of the connections between the principal language studied and its geographical, social and cultural origins 

  5. recognise the importance of intercultural communication. 

Further Information

This program can only be undertaken on a part-time basis and here are additional forms required for admission. Please see  http://cass.anu.edu.au/degrees/diploma-languages

Admission Requirements

Admission to all programs is on a competitive basis. Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications:

• An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR
• A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR
• At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR
• An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.

Click HERE for further information about domestic admission.

 

 

The table below is a guide to the entry level required for domestic applicants. Exact entry level will be set at time of offer.

Domestic applicant entry requirements

Queensland Band equivalents are a guide only - selection is made on a UAI equivalent that is not available to students.

International applicant entry requirements

International applicants may view further information on admissions requirements at Entry Requirements for International Undergraduate Applicants

The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required.

Prerequisites

Entry into this program requires the completion of, or concurrent enrolment in, a program of at least Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 7 (ie Bachelors degree) at any Australian or international equivalent university. 

This program can only be undertaken on a part-time basis. Students studying in Australia and holding an International Student Visa may be considered for the Diploma however admission is on a case by case basis as it will require the student to increase their study load. 

For application information, please see the CASS website - Diploma of Languages.

Bonus Points

The National Access Scheme 2014

ANU offers bonus points for nationally strategic senior secondary subjects, and in recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Bonus points are applied to all applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedule, and no more than 10 points (maximum 5 academic points and maximum 5 equity points) will be awarded.

Bonus points do not apply to programs with an ATAR cutoff of 98 or higher.

Bonus Points are only awarded to domestic applicants applying for admission through UAC who have not previously attempted tertiary study.

How to apply

Academic Bonus Points: senior secondary students do not need to apply for ANU academic bonus points. They are automatically added in accordance with the schedule.

Educational Access Scheme: senior secondary students do not need to apply if their school is part of the Priority School Funding Program or Country Areas Program. All other applicants should refer to http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/  for more information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$32,640.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

This program requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

Either:

48 units from completion of one of the following language majors:

Ancient Greek

Arabic

Chinese Language

French Language and Culture

German Language and Culture

Hindi Language

Indonesian Language

Italian Language and Culture

Japanese Language

Korean Language

Latin

Persian

Sanskrit Language

Spanish

Thai Language

Urdu Language

Vietnamese Language

Or:

24 units from completion of one of the following language minors:

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Hispanic Culture

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced Hispanic Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Latin

Advanced Spanish Studies

24 units from completion of one of the following language minors:

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Hispanic Culture

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Latin

Advanced Spanish Studies

Ancient Greek

Arabic

Chinese Language

Classical Chinese

French Language and Culture

German Language and Culture

Hindi Language

Indonesian Language

Italian Language and Culture

Japanese Language

Japanese Linguistics

Korean Language

Latin

Russian

Persian

Sanskrit Language

Spanish

Thai Language

Urdu Language

Vietnamese Language

Or:

24 units from completion of one of the following language minors:

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Hispanic Culture

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced Hispanic Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Latin

Advanced Spanish Studies

24 units from completion of courses from the following subject areas:

ARAB Arabic

AUST Australian Indigenous Languages

BURM Burmese

CHIN Chinese

FREN French

GERM German

GREK Ancient Greek

HIND Hindi

INDN Indonesian

ITAL Italian

JAVA Modern Javanese

JPNS Japanese

KORE Korean

LATN Latin

LING Linguistics

MNGL Mongolian

PASI Pacific Languages

PERS Persian

PORT Portuguese

RUSS Russian

SKRT Sanskrit

SPAN Spanish

TETM Tetum

THAI Thai

TIBN Tibetan

TURK Turkish

URDU Urdu

VIET Vietnamese

Majors

Minors

Specialisations

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units This program can only be undertaken on a part-time basis _ _ _
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