By studying international languages, you’ll develop a systematic understanding of the international forces shaping community life, government and business in the world today. Make the most of the international study experiences we offer and gain language skills and cross-cultural experience by studying in Australia and taking part in study and/or internships in another country.
There is a big difference between learning about a country and its languages and experiencing it for yourself.
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma of Language (Chinese)
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We're committed to offering students varied learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Choose from internships, in-country language programs or work placements to take your learning to the next level.
International languages courses
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If you’re interested in postgraduate studies, you can learn from the best at Deakin. Our teaching staff are highly qualified with extensive experience, both in Australia and overseas.
Career opportunities for graduates include working in:
- the communications industry
- community health organisations
- economic consultancies
- financial institutions
- foreign affairs departments
- local and federal government agencies
- management consultancies
- media organisations
- the public service
- research consultancies
- research and universities
- tourism organisations.
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Dr Rebecca Fanany explains how students can study Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian or Spanish in the Diploma of Language course or as a major in other courses, like the Bachelor of Arts.
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