Give yourself a professional edge by adding Italian or Spanish to your skill set. As an ACU graduate with fluency in an additional language, you will position yourself for success in today's competitive global employment market. As well as language skills, you will have a deeper understanding of intercultural communication and possess the ability to interact and negotiate appropriately and respectfully across a range of cultures. ACU offers undergraduate students across all faculties the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Languages in conjunction with an ACU undergraduate degree so that you graduate with a bachelor degree and a diploma in the same timeframe. The Diploma in Languages focuses on developing communicative language skills through active practice.

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must: be enrolled in an ACU bachelor degree and have completed a minimum of 40 credit points; or have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.


80 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Italian; Spanish

Further information:

The course is designed for those intending to follow careers in international development, diplomacy, international business, public health, education, social services, government and non-government organisations, church ministry and not-for-profit organisations. This course is not available for domestic application for Semester 1, 2019. Please revisit this page in April 2019 for Semester 2, 2019 availability.

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Interpreter, Translator,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ballarat (Aquinas) No info No Part time 3 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Part time 3 years
Canberra (Signadou) No info No Part time 3 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Part time 3 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No info No Part time 3 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Part time 3 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

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