Interested in Languages?

Embark on an in-depth study of French, Italian, Japanese or English (as an Additional Language), and increase your employment prospects.

You will learn from world-class educators and researchers in Cultural Studies and Linguistics1. During your studies you'll benefit from our on-campus learning facilities, including the Multimedia Languages Lab where you can connect in real-time with native speakers from around the world. You will also be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture through our exchange and in-country study programs.

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Key features

  • Study in an advanced interactive learning space that allows you to connect with people from around the world in real-time.
  • Study a curriculum informed by world-class research in Cultural Studies and Linguistics1.
  • Immerse yourself in the language and culture by embarking on an international student exchange or in-country study program. 

12018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Why UniSA?

Our academics also have a very practical approach to learning and you’ll benefit by working on real projects and getting real experience. We’ve invested millions of dollars in new buildings and facilities, so you’ll use the latest technologies and learn in ultra-modern teaching spaces – including our on-campus multimedia language facility.

We’re Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research1 and this excellence shines through our teaching. Our people are inspired by challenges and opportunities. We partner with local icons and international industry professionals to focus on real world projects.

1 2020 QS Subject Rankings

UniSA offers the following Languages degrees

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Your career

The ability to use language effectively is a great skill, particularly in a world of linguistic and cultural diversity. Knowledge of other languages and understanding of intercultural relationships is also a skill held in high regard by many employers. Having a proficiency in another language can expand your career options to include roles such as:

  • cultural liaison officer: help to identify the needs of individuals and families from different cultural groups, and ensure there are resources and support programs to meet those needs
  • interpreter/translator: work with groups, individuals and organisations to convert, in written and spoken language, one language into another language
  • tutor: provide one-on-one academic assistance to students

There may also be opportunities for you to work for education providers, professional services firms and not-for-profit organisations with headquarters, alliances and networks in international markets. 

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We are a globally connected university, and our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.


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Hear from Dr Ibrahima Diallo about our Multimedia Languages Lab located on the Magill campus. This lab gives students the opportunity to read, write, listen and speak other languages, while interacting with native speakers around the world.

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What others are saying

"Lectures and tutorials are always engaging because the lecturers are passionate about the topics they teach. Not only did they teach me how to be successful academically, but they also shared an understanding of the importance and impact language has in professional settings."

Christopher Denton

Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics)
Audiology Joint Venture Partner

Christopher Denton

Christopher Denton

Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics)
Audiology Joint Venture Partner

Why study at UniSA?

As one of the most innovative universities in Australia and Asia, there are many reasons to study with us. Here are just three:


Accessible, helpful and flexible

We have six campuses, a 24/7 online learning environment, and we offer flexible study options like online and evening courses.


Graduate success

UniSA is South Australia's number one university for graduate careers.*
*ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-19 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA- founded universities only.


A five star university

Five stars for research, teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility and innovation.*
*2020 QS Stars Ratings