single degree

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
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature
  • Academic contact
  • 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
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature
  • Academic contact

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

Vietnamese Language

Or:

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

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced Arabic 

Advanced Chinese Language 

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Hispanic Culture

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced Hispanic Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Japanese Language

Advanced Korean Language 

Advanced Latin

Advanced Persian

Advanced Sanskrit Language

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

Tetum Language

Thai Language

Urdu Language

Vietnamese Language

Or:

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

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced Arabic 

Advanced Chinese Language 

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Hispanic Culture

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced Hispanic Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Japanese Language

Advanced Korean Language 

Advanced Latin

Advanced Persian

Advanced Sanskrit Language

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

VIET Vietnamese

Majors

Minors

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 _ _ _
_ _ _ _

Admission Requirements

This is an exit qualification only.

Admission to the Diploma of Languages is

I.    by transfer only from an ANU degree program; and

II.   the completion 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

III.   and transfer of credit for courses satisfying the requirement of (ii) towards the Diploma

Adjustment Factors

ANU offers rank adjustments for a number of adjustment factors, including for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Rank adjustments are applied to Bachelor degree applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 points (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustments, maximum 10 equity-based adjustments and maximum 5 Elite Athlete adjustments) will be awarded. Subject and performance-based adjustments do not apply to programs with a minimum selection rank of 98 or higher. Visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further 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
$38,304.00

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.

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

  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. 

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirements is currently not available for this program.

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

Single degree

The Diploma of Languages is equivalent to  1 year full time (48 units)
One Language Major (48 units)
or
Two Language minors (24 units + 24 units)
or
One Language minor plus 24 units from listed subject areas (48 units)

About this degree

In a Diploma of Languages you will study a total of 48 units.

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