Course Description

The Diploma of Languages is offered over a minimum of 2 years part-time.
The ability to communicate in other languages will help you in almost any career. You can study the Diploma of Languages along with your Bachelor degree. With this option, you will be able to continue learning a language taken at school or start a new language as a beginner while also gaining a separate second degree in another area. Alternatively, you can study only the Diploma of Languages if you are not enrolled in any degree at Griffith University.

You can specialise in one of the following languages at either the Gold Coast or Nathan campus:


Note: Applicants seeking admission into the Diploma of Languages for Trimester 2 must be able to provide evidence that they have sufficient proficiency in their chosen language to commence mid-year. Applications for Trimester 2 entry require approval from the Program Director who will assess that a student's proficiency is suitable for mid-year admission to this program.
Applicants seeking admission in Trimester 3 2018 are only able to undertake Italian or Japanese.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $26,500 total course cost.Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 total course cost.
International Students: $26,500 per year full-time

Starting dates

February, July, October

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 78.5% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 84.0% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 87.6% (national average 85.4%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 62.2% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 25.8% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $54,800 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 8025

Entry Requirements

English (more)