Indonesian

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Overview

Learn communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia while gaining an understanding of Indonesia's culture, history and society. With more than 220 million speakers of Bahasa Indonesia, and with Indonesia being Australia's closest Asian neighbour, the region is increasingly important to Australia economically, politically and culturally.

We studied in Indonesia for six weeks, developing our language skills to the point where we delivered weekly class presentations in Indonesian.

Andrew Keeghan

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Language - Indonesian

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Thanks to our in-country language programs, you can try out and develop your language skills with native speakers in Indonesia.

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Recent Deakin research

Language teaching for the Asian century: Indonesian in Australian universities

Alistair Welsh examines Australian university students’ perceptions of Indonesian culture, and their interaction with Indonesians.

Career opportunities

Careers in this field include work in:

  • community and government organisations
  • community health organisations
  • the communications industry
  • the education sector
  • ethnic affairs associations
  • foreign affairs departments
  • multicultural organisations
  • tourism associations
  • translation services.

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