Language

DISCIPLINE

Overview

Develop your linguistic skills in Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian or Spanish, while at the same time gaining essential cultural, historical and social perspectives. Deakin teaches the world’s most strategically important languages and offers students exciting overseas language study tour opportunities as part of your degree.

Prepare for your new career

Study language at Deakin and you'll have the opportunity to spend time overseas gaining credit towards your degree. Or participate in an internship closer to home – both will prepare you for your new career.

Study language

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Career opportunities

Graduates of language and culture studies can 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 
  • translation services.

What do our students and staff say?

Study languages at Deakin

Indonesian teacher Dr Rebecca Fanany talks about studying languages at Deakin.


My experiences studying abroad were without a doubt the highlight of my degree. It was so interesting seeing how different other countries are.

LINCOLN JAMES

BACHELOR OF ARTS/BACHELOR OF COMMERCE AND DIPLOMA OF LANGUAGE (CHINESE)

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