Make meaning through language
Study a language and linguistics course with subjects in language studies, semantics, speech, language planning, management and maintenance, dictionary making, and more.
You can learn Indigenous languages, Greek, Indonesian or Chinese.
Choose CDU for language and linguistics courses
In-country study program available
To hone your language skills
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Focus on unique Indigenous and Asia Pacific perspectives
Learn from cultural experts and benefit from strong links to Northern Australia and South East Asia
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