Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00099F

The Diploma in Languages is designed to be taken concurrently with an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program at UTS. It facilitates university students learning about language and culture and thereby broadens the opportunities associated with their professional degree. This course allows students to gain exposure to international perspectives and consolidate their linguistic capabilities in a language other than English. Language options include: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Language and culture subjects taken throughout the diploma draw on the UTS Model of Learning, which combines international and intercultural engagement with blended and research-inspired learning.


Students must complete 48 credit points made up of six subjects drawn from a language option.


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

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants for admission must satisfy the selection criteria as specified by the faculty. The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
City International: $26,976 No No information available

Further information

The Diploma in Languages is not currently on offer to international students.

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