Bachelor of Arts

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Language and Culture Studies

Campuses

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (Online)


Overview

Develop your linguistic skills in Arabic, Chinese or Indonesian, but also gain essential cultural, historical and social perspectives.


Career outcomes

Careers in this field include work in the communications industry, community and government organisations, community health organisations, the education sector, ethnic affairs associations, foreign affairs departments, multicultural organisations, tourism associations and translation services.


Units

Students must complete 4 credit points in one of the languages: Arabic, Chinese, or Indonesian. In addition, students must select 4 credit points of contextual studies units, which must include at least 2 credit points at level 3, from the elective list below. 

Arabic

Students must complete 4 credit points of Arabic units (AIB)

Chinese

Students must complete 4 credit points of Chinese units (AIC)

Indonesian

Students must complete 4 credit point of Indonesian units (AIF)

Contextual studies units

Level 1

AIE153Historical Foundations of the Middle East

AIE154Modern Middle East Politics

ASR100World Religions

Level 2

AIE255Issues in Middle East Politics

ASC233International Migration and Multicultural Societies

Level 3

AIE334China: From Empire to Republic

AIE335Modern China: Liberation, Cultural Revolution and Reform

AIE364The Arab-Israeli Conflict

AIE365Middle East Study Tour


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