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Diploma of Languages

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics

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
  • 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

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 advanced language minors:

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced Arabic 

Advanced Chinese Language 

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Japanese Language

Advanced Korean Language 

Advanced Latin

Advanced Persian

Advanced Sanskrit Language

Advanced Spanish Studies

Literary Chinese

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 Italian Studies

Advanced Japanese Language

Advanced Korean Language

Advanced Latin

Advanced Persian

Advanced Sanskrit Language

Advanced Spanish Studies

Literary Chinese

Ancient Greek

Arabic

Burmese Language

Chinese Language

Literary Chinese

French Language and Culture

German Language and Culture

Hindi Language

Indonesian Language

Italian Language and Culture

Japanese Language

Japanese Linguistics

Korean Language

Latin

Mongolian Language

Persian

Russian

Sanskrit Language

Spanish

Tetum Language

Thai Language

Tok Pisin 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 Italian Studies

Advanced Japanese Language

Advanced Korean Language 

Advanced Latin

Advanced Persian

Advanced Sanskrit Language

Advanced Spanish Studies

Literary Chinese


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

ARAB Arabic

BURM Burmese

CHIN Chinese

FREN French

GERM German

GREK Ancient Greek

HIND Hindi

INDG Language courses INDG2003, INDG2004, INDG2005, INDG2006

INDN Indonesian

ITAL Italian

JPNS Japanese

KORE Korean

LATN Latin

LING Linguistics

MNGL Mongolian

PERS Persian

PORT Portuguese

RUSS Russian

SKRT Sanskrit

SPAN Spanish

TETM Tetum

THAI Thai

TIBN Tibetan

TURK Turkish

TOKP Tok Pisin

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

At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.

  

In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.

 

School leavers will be assessed on:

• the minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) requirement or equivalent for this program,

• the co-curricular or service requirement, and

• any program specific requirements that are listed below.

 

Non school leavers will be assessed on:

• the minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) requirement; OR

 

An equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications:

• 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.

 

Please note:

1) Language course requisites mean this program can normally only be undertaken on a part-time basis.

2) This program is not available to International students in Australia on a student visa (sub class 500).

ATAR:
80

Adjustment Factors

Adjustment factors are additional points added to an applicant's Selection Rank (for example an applicant's ATAR). ANU offers adjustment factors based on performance and equity principles, such as for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Selection Rank adjustments are granted in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustment factors and maximum 10 equity-based adjustment factors) can be awarded. 

You may be considered for adjustment factors if you have:

  • applied for an eligible ANU Bachelor degree program
  • undertaken Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate
  • achieved an ATAR or equivalent at or above 70
  • not previously attempted tertiary study.

Please 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
$39,270.00

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 designed to facilitate in-depth engagement with the linguistic 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. You can complete the Diploma by doing the equivalent of a major in one language (8 courses), or, for those who have prior learning, by doing an Advanced minor (4 courses) in one language as well as either a second minor (4 courses) in another language or four other language-related courses from those listed under the Program Requirements.

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.

This program is available for applications to commence from summer session, 2021

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 focused on foreign affairs and trade, 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; and

  5. recognise the importance of intercultural communication.

Further Information

This program can only be undertaken on a part-time basis. If you are currently enrolled in a program at ANU, there is additional information related to admission; please see http://cass.anu.edu.au/degrees/diploma-languages.

Some language courses are only offered in online mode.

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. Typically you will take one course (6units) per semester as generally you are concurrently enrolled in a bachelor degree.  If you enrol in more than one course 

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