Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
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The Diploma in Languages provides students with the opportunity to gain a Diploma in language study while completing an undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne. The Diploma consists of a three-year sequence of language study and may add up to one year to the duration of the student’s degree course. In fast track mode both the Degree and Diploma may be completed in three years (see examples of course structure here, PDF 1.2MB) - also see the Diploma in Languages information on the Faculty of Arts pages.
|Objectives:||On completion of the Diploma, students should: |
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The following languages specialisations and levels are available for DL study:
SpecialisationsSpecialisations are available in:
|Entry Requirements:||The Diploma in Languages is only available to students who are currently enrolled in a new generation undergraduate degree (or the Bachelor of Engineering) at the University of Melbourne*. |
A place in the Diploma cannot be deferred.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications), the pre-2008 Bachelor of Arts, degrees in Health Sciences, Veterinary Science and VCA degrees are not permitted to enrol in the DL. Students enrolled in these degree programs may apply for entry to the Diploma in Modern Languages (DML).
Students entering the Diploma at the end of first or second year of their degree must have already completed 25 or 50 points of study in the language of the Diploma as part of their degree. These completed language subjects may be cross credited to the Diploma.
* The Diploma of Languages may not be available to Bachelor of Commerce students majoring in Actuarial Studies.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Diploma may be available to students with no prior knowledge of a language as well as to those who have completed several years of study. See details of language streams below.
The language stream of enrolment is dependent on the student’s previous language experience and is determined by the relevant language program. Refer to the individual language entries below for detailed information about available streams of study, procedures for stream enrolment and language testing, if required.For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Further Study:||The DL provides a pathway to graduate level language study. For more information, see the Arts future students webpage.|
|Graduate Attributes:||See course objectives.|
|Generic Skills:||Students that successfully complete the Diploma should be capable of communicating knowledge intelligibly and economically through: |
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