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Compare Bachelor of Languages degrees in Brisbane

A Bachelor of Languages will help you to succeed in almost any career that you choose. The ability to communicate in other languages is an invaluable skill in any field of work in today’s multinational business world.

Not sure which university degree is right for your teen? We have compared these Brisbane university courses offered by the top universities:

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In this article, we compare all the top universities in Brisbane that offer a Bachelor of Languages.

Here’s all the info you, and your child, need to know.

Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology does not currently offer a Bachelor of Languages degree, instead, they are part of Brisbane University Language Alliance (BULA) which allows you to incorporate language study into your QUT degree, enhancing your degree and career prospects. Through BULA you will have the opportunity to select from the languages on offer through Griffith University, QUT, and The University of Queensland. The languages available through BULA are Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, and Russian.

Find more information on the QUT website.

University of Queensland

University of Queensland does not currently offer a Bachelor of Languages, they do offer a 2-year part-time Diploma of Languages that can be taken alongside an undergraduate degree. This is seen as a way of value-adding to another degree. Students can choose from languages including Ancient Greek, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latin and Spanish. The annual fee is $4,270 in 2023. 2024 fees to be announced. 

Students can also take a language as a part of their course work in a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of International Studies. Find out more on UQ’s Website. 

Griffith University

Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics at Griffith University will require an ATAR of 65 based on cut-offs for previous years. The only prerequisite for entry is any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C). When you study a language at Griffith, you will not just learn to speak and write the words, you will also study linguistics – the science, nature, and function of language and how it is used in society.

You will learn in small classes, where you will receive individual attention. Whether you are a total beginner or quite fluent, you will find courses to suit you. You will also be exposed to the cultural context of your chosen language with options to pursue study overseas through exchanges and study abroad programs.

The course is three years full-time or six years part-time and available at the Nathan or Gold Coast campuses. Annual course fees for 2023 are $6,500 per year. 2024 fees to be announced. 

Didn’t get a high enough ATAR?

If your ATAR score is not high enough to qualify you for entry for a Bachelor of Languages degree, studying a diploma or advanced diploma at TAFE can not only help you to boost your ATAR but may also qualify you for credit, reducing the time it takes to complete your degree.

TAFE also offers a variety of Certificate I and IV courses in a range of non-English languages.

Find out when your university of choice is having their University Open Day here.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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