Griffith University

Diploma of Languages

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00233E

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. Languages You can specialise in one of the following languages at either the Gold Coast or Nathan campus: Chinese Italian Japanese Spanish.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.


  • A Window into Hispanic Cultures
  • A Window into Hispanic Cultures (Enhanced)
  • China Study Tour
  • Contemporary Italy: A Survey
  • Independent Internship
  • Intensive Italian 1A
  • Intensive Italian 1B
  • Italian 1A
  • Italian 1B
  • Italian 2A
  • Italian 2B Spoken
  • Italian 2B Written
  • Italian In-Country Independent Study Enhanced
  • Italian Literature and Society
  • Italian Literature and Society Enhanced
  • Japan Study Tour
  • Japanese 1A
  • Japanese 1B
  • Japanese 2A
  • Japanese 2A Enhanced
  • Japanese 2B
  • Japanese 2B Enhanced
  • Japanese 3A
  • Japanese for Professional Purposes
  • Japanese Society and Pop Culture
  • Language Exchange Study
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2A
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2B Enhanced
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3A
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3B
  • Spanish 1A
  • Spanish 1B
  • Spanish 2A
  • Spanish 2A (Enhanced)
  • Spanish 2B
  • Spanish 2B (Enhanced)
  • Spanish for Professional Purposes
  • Spanish for Professional Purposes (Enhanced)
  • Touring Cultures: Collecting words and images in Peru

Standard entry requirements



Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $27,500 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Nathan Campus International: $27,500 No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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