Undergraduate - Languages

Undergraduate - Languages

Get future ready

When you study languages you are getting a degree in career options. Employers highly value multilingual staff, not only for their global outlook, but also for their ability to evaluate and understand nuanced issues across the social, cultural, political and economic spectrum.

Macquarie offers Sydney’s widest range of European languages, as well as Asian languages. Supported by our Student Exchange and PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) programs, our courses provide the communication and cultural competence graduates need to work in a variety of fields including education, translation, interpretation, tourism, trade, PR, communications, media, international marketing and management.

Applications for 2018 are now open. Find out more below.

Experience the Macquarie difference

At Macquarie, you’ll enjoy a truly international experience when you study languages. Intercultural language learning is our focus. So, as well as mastering your chosen country’s language, you’ll also learn about its culture, history, politics and economic landscape.

We offer Chinese, Croatian, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek, Polish, Russian and Spanish.

We’re ranked in the top 100 globally for arts and humanities, and number one in Sydney for the quality of our educational experience and the quality of our teaching in humanities and social sciences.

Feel like a local

We help enhance your study experience and put your language skills into practice with PACE, internships, Student Exchange and Global Leadership programs. Together, these reinforce your understanding of the world’s big issues and build your networks, leadership and intercultural skills.

Among our graduates who have gone on to great things is Joanna Olivera, who studied Spanish as part of her Bachelor of International Studies. Joanna is now an investment director at Austrade and works in San Francisco.

And after discovering his passion for languages and radio at Macquarie University, Josh Nicholas, who studied German as part of his degree, has gone on to produce New York Radio Festival Award-winning documentaries for 2SER and is now a deputy editor at The Conversation media group.

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