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Apply for a Diploma in Languages

Applications for the Diploma in Languages depend on your current status with the University of Adelaide.

Please note: Courses enrolled under the Diploma of Language are not Centrelink approved courses of study. Diploma of Language students who receive Centrelink benefits will need to ensure they enrol in the minimum study load of 75% in their Bachelor degree to continue to receive payment. For further advice on Centrelink please contact Student Care.

Commencing (New) University of Adelaide Students

All new students that are planning to commence the Diploma in Languages will need to apply via the internal transfer process. You will be able to apply as soon as you receive your University of Adelaide log in details. Please note: You must study Part A in Semester 1.

Application for Non-Commencing University of Adelaide Students

  • Current Domestic University of Adelaide Student

    This information is for domestic students currently enrolled in an undergraduate, postgraduate or combined degree at the University of Adelaide.

    When do I apply?

    • Apply via the internal transfer process, which can only be submitted after at least one semester of study.
    • You must study a Part A language course in Semester 1 (or have previously completed it) so that you will be eligible for admission in Semester 2 or if you believe that you have sufficient background knowledge to go straight into a Part B course, you will need to gain approval from the relevant Discipline Advisor.

    How do I apply?

    For Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Hispanic Studies (Spanish):

    For Indonesian, Italian and Modern Greek:

    • These languages are taught by Flinders University staff as part of an arrangement between the two Universities (Italian and Modern Greek classes are held on campus; Indonesian classes are held in Victoria Square or at Bedford Park).
    • Enrol as a cross-institutional language student via Flinders.
  • Current Domestic Student of another University

    This information is for domestic students currently enrolled in and undergraduate or combined degree at another recognised tertiary institution.

    How do I apply?

    • Submit an online application via the SATAC website, according to the advertised SATAC key dates.
    • If you apply for Semester 1 entry, you can commence your language study immediately.
    • If you wish to apply for midyear entry, you must have completed an equivalent Part A course in your chosen language or if you believe that you have sufficient background knowledge to go straight into a Part B course, you must gain approval from the relevant Discipline Advisor.

    Which languages can I study?

    Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Hispanic Studies (Spanish).

  • Domestic University Graduate (including University of Adelaide)

    This information is for Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or permanent Australian visa holders, who have been awarded an undergraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution

    How do I apply?

    • Submit an online application via the SATAC website, according to the advertised SATAC key dates.
    • If you apply for Semester 1 entry, you can commence your language study immediately.
    • If you apply for midyear entry, you must have completed an equivalent Part A course in your chosen language or if you believe that you have sufficient background knowledge to go straight into a Part B course, you must gain approval from the relevant Discipline Advisor.

    Which languages can I study?

    Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Hispanic Studies (Spanish).

     

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