University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Languages and International Business

University of New England UNE

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

This degree aims to equip students with the language skills (in Chinese [Mandarin], French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese or Spanish), solid international business knowledge, and intercultural and cross-cultural understanding that will enable them to function effectively in an international work environment both in Australia and overseas. Students spend an academic year in the country of their language major with one trimester of academic study at a partner university, followed by either one trimester of work placement or an additional trimester of academic study. This unique in-country experience will equip graduates with first-hand experience of a work environment in their target language and culture.


192 credit points (equivalent to 32 standard units) including one language major, or one combined language and arts major, and a choice of listed units. Students spend an academic year in the country of their language major, comprising study at a partner university and the option of overseas work placement.


  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese, Spanish

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of English. Recommended study: any 2 units of Mathematics

Study pathways

Exit pathways are available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $107,520
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 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 or schools in China (Xi'an), France (Angers, Chambery, 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).

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