Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00004G

Give yourself a professional edge by adding Italian or Spanish to your skill set. As an ACU graduate with fluency in an additional language, you will position yourself for success in today' s competitive global employment market. As well as language skills, you will have a deeper understanding of intercultural communication and possess the ability to interact and negotiate appropriately and respectfully across a range of cultures. ACU offers undergraduate students across all faculties the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Languages in conjunction with an ACU undergraduate degree so that you graduate with a bachelor degree and a diploma in the same timeframe. The course is part time, so you take one language unit in any study period. Units are offered in Professional Term 1, Semester 1 and Semester 2. The diploma is open to members of the university and to the community, and individual language units can also be taken on a non-award basis. The Diploma in Languages focuses on developing communicative language skills through active practice.


80 credit points.


  • Communication
  • Languages

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:-be enrolled in an ACU bachelor degree and have completed a minimum of 40 credit points
  • Orhave completed the equivalent of year 12 level. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat (Aquinas) No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Canberra (Signadou) No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No
  • Part-time : 3 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No
  • Part-time : 3 years

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