Whether you’re brushing up or starting from scratch with a whole new language, Deakin’s Diploma of Indonesian is designed to sharpen your language skills and deepen your cultural understanding. It’s a great complement to your studies in any discipline, plus you’ll gain a global perspective and boost your employability.
You’ll gain fluency by developing skills in grammar, vocabulary and sentence structure through participation in activities across a range of topics. You’ll also get the chance to learn about various cultural, sociolinguistic and sociocultural considerations relevant to the language that you choose to study.
A diploma in Indonesian will give you a competitive advantage for roles in business, diplomacy, foreign policy and international development. You’ll graduate with competency in the language, and ready for a range of local and international careers.
An optional in-country language program means that you have the opportunity to spend six weeks studying language and culture in its own environment. This will enable you to converse, read and write about more complex topics and to discuss ideas and information. You will also build upon your knowledge of grammar based on what you have learned previously.
The In-Country Language Program is available to students completing a major sequence in Indonesian via study abroad. The program is a unique part of language study and an excellent way of accelerating completion of the major. Second and third year students have the opportunity to spend six weeks studying the language and culture in its own environment. This enables students to converse, read and write about more complex topics and to discuss ideas and information. Students also build upon their knowledge of grammar based on what they have learned previously. The program contributes two credit points (2cp) towards the Indonesian language major. Upon successful completion of this program students will be awarded a preclusion for either AIF341 or AIF342. For more information about the In-Country Language program please refer to the Work Integrated Learning website or contact the WIL team: firstname.lastname@example.org.