University of New England UNE

Diploma in Modern Languages

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00003G

In an ever-changing world, the study of languages has never been more relevant. Whether you’re looking to future proof your career, make overseas travel more rewarding or just ticking off an item on your bucket list, learning a language can open a whole world of opportunities. The Diploma in Modern Languages enables you to communicate and become proficient in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese or Spanish, and learn, as well as gain a deeper understanding of the culture. The degree is interactive and immersive, and includes an optional trimester studying in the country of your chosen language.


Students must complete 48 points (equivalent to 8 standard units) in their chosen language. Beginner level language units are available only to students commencing in Trimester 1.


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Standard entry requirements

higher education (GPA), VET study, work experience, or a bachelor qualification or above with a pre-service teaching qualification.

Study pathways

This course includes a pathway for existing teachers to add a language as an additional teaching area.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $107,520
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) No
  • Part-time : 4 years

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