Course Description

The Diploma of Indigenous Language Work is designed to provide a coherent set of introductory theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to enable students to engage in culturally informed and accountable ways of language work. Study focuses on the linguistic skills and knowledge needed for appropriate and culturally sensitive language documentation, maintenance and language recovery and revitalisation. The course prepares students for important community language work and further study in the fields of language and linguistics.

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.0% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 72.0% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.0% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Charles Darwin University (CDU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 91.2% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 20.8% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $60,200 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Code: YINLA1

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