The Diploma of Languages will provide you with the opportunity to complete a major in one of the languages offered by the University, while completing a single or double bachelor's degree.
It will allow you to study your chosen language starting from a number of different entry points - whether you are an absolute beginner or have studied the language in VCE or overseas. You will also an understanding of the culture and society, history and media required to effectively communicate in a language.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 5 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 5 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will be able to:
- understand and communicate in the chosen language to a level equivalent to an undergraduate major (beginners to advanced, depending on commencement level)
- demonstrate an understanding of differing world views based on the history of a culture.
The Diploma of Languages is an additional course of study available concurrently to students completing a single or double bachelor's degree. The course requires you to study the equivalent of one further year of full-time study, taken part-time over three years.
This course comprises 48 points with at least 18 points taken at level three.
You must complete the requirements for one of the Bachelor of Arts listed language majors below: