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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

  • 12% international / 88% domestic

Diploma in Languages

  • Diploma

Give yourself a professional edge by adding Italian or Spanish to your skill set. As an ACU graduate with fluency in an additional language, you will position yourself for success in today's competitive global employment market.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
3 years full-time

About this course

Give yourself a professional edge by adding Italian or Spanish to your skill set. As an ACU graduate with fluency in an additional language, you will position yourself for success in today's competitive global employment market.

As well as language skills, you will have a deeper understanding of intercultural communication and possess the ability to interact and negotiate appropriately and respectfully across a range of cultures.

ACU offers undergraduate students across all faculties the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Languages in conjunction with an ACU undergraduate degree so that you graduate with a bachelor degree and a diploma in the same timeframe. The course is part time, so you take one language unit in any study period. Units are offered in Summer Term, Semester 1 and Semester 2.

The diploma is open to members of the university and to the community, and individual language units can also be taken on a non-award basis.

The Diploma in Languages focuses on developing communicative language skills through active practice.

Entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:-

  1. be enrolled in an ACU bachelor degree and have completed a minimum of 40 credit points; or
  2. have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission.

Study locations

Sydney

Ballarat

North Sydney

Canberra

Strathfield

Melbourne

Brisbane