Indonesian will introduce you to the wide social and cultural backgrounds of Indonesia and the Malay world of southeast Asia.
Study Indonesian studies at The University of Adelaide
With a population of over 260 million people, Indonesia is the 4th most populated country in the world – making Indonesian one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world. As an Indonesian studies student at The University of Adelaide, you will develop language skills and cultural knowledge that will prepare you for employment in organisations either in Indonesia or with an Indonesian focus.
As an Indonesian studies student you will:
- Learn to read and write in Indonesian
- Gain the skills to listen and speak in Indonesian
- Develop an understanding and appreciation of Indonesian culture
- Study the Indonesian influence in modern society
- Improve your understanding of how language works
- Have the opportunity to study abroad.
By learning another language you will set yourself apart from others in your future career.
As an Indonesian student you will be engage cross culturally in a range of social and workplace settings. This will help you build an understanding of the strong Australia-Indonesia relationship and its importance to Australia and its industries.
As a University of Adelaide student you will have access to over 100 overseas exchange programs around the world. As an Indonesian Studies student you can study overseas for one or two semesters and gain a credit towards your University of Adelaide degree.
In addition, the New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program provides opportunities for Australian undergraduate students to undertake semester-based study, internships or mentorships in 40 participating Indo-Pacific locations.
- International law
- Corporate executive
How can I study Indonesian studies?
You can study Indonesian as an elective in most University of Adelaide degrees, or as a major or minor in the following:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
- Bachelor of Arts (Indonesian Studies)
- Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management
- Bachelor of International Development
- Bachelor of International Relations
- Bachelor of Languages
- Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Bachelor of Teaching (Middle) with Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) with Bachelor of Art