Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

What could be more exciting than landing in a foreign country and immediately being able to speak the language and connect with the local culture? In an ever-changing world, the study of languages has never been more relevant, and our Bachelor of Languages is designed to help you develop proficiency in one or more languages. The degree caters to anyone with a passion for languages, whether you studied a language at school or not, and includes majors in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese and Spanish. The degree is interactive and immersive, and includes two trimesters studying in the country or countries of your chosen language/s.


192 credit points (equivalent to 32 standard units) including either one or two majors, and a choice of elective units. Students spend 2 trimesters studying university courses in the country of their chosen language(s) and gain full credit for such study.


  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of EnglishEntry is based on Australian Year 12 equivalence. English language requirements must also be met.

Study pathways

Exit pathways are available to eligible students

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $107,520 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $107,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

For international students this course is only available off-campus (distance education).

Further information

Currently, agreements or bilateral exchange agreements exist with specific universities in China (Xi'an), France (Angers, Saint-Etienne) and French-speaking Canada (Quebec City), Germany (Oldenburg, Trier) and Austria (Graz, Klagenfurt), Indonesia (Gajah Mada, Muhammadiyah), Italy (Macerata), Spain (Jaen, Alicante) and Japan (Kagoshima, Aichi-ken, Tokyo, Kanazawa). Such agreements mean that tuition fees are waived, that help is given with finding accommodation and that an element of pastoral care is provided. Some financial assistance is available in connection with study at certain of these universities.

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