The University of Melbourne

Diploma in Languages

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00116K

Learn a language by studying the Diploma in Languages alongside your undergraduate degree at Melbourne. You will demonstrate a master of both the oral/aural and written/reading skills to communicate effectively in another language and appreciate its cultural contexts.


  • Ancient Greek
  • Arabic Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Hebrew
  • Indonesian Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Latin
  • Russian Studies
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible to enrol in the Diploma in Languages you must already be enrolled in either: Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Biomedicine / Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Design / Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Science.

Study pathways

The DL provides a pathway to graduate level language study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $39,168 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

The final 50 points of the Diploma in Languages may be HECS-exempt for some students. Students can begin the Diploma in Languages at the same time as their undergraduate degree, or at any time up to the start of the final semester. If students decide to begin the Diploma later in their degree, they need to have studied the language as part of their degree and their study options may be limited.

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