Diploma of Modern Languages

University of New England UNE

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

This program enables students to communicate and to become proficient in one language (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese or Spanish) and culture. This gives graduates a competitive advantage in a variety of workplaces, whether in Australia or overseas. It is available as a stand-alone award or for students who are concurrently enrolled in a Bachelor course through UNE.


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

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or hold a three-year or four-year pre-service teaching qualification of a recognised University or tertiary institution

Study pathways

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

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $107,520 No information available Yes No information available

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