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Languages and Linguistics

We need your passion for language and culture to help build a better world.

Join us to study a language and linguistics course online or on campus.

You make CDU. 

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

  • #3 in Australia for humanities and social services employment outcomes

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2023

  • 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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    Study pathways

    At CDU, there's a study pathway for everyone.

    Explore our course and student types, admission requirements and pathways to study so you can apply with confidence.

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    How to apply

    Choosing your course was the hard part, now it’s time to apply. Visit our how to apply page for easy-to-follow steps for all study pathways.

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    Flexible study options

    Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction. With on-campus, online, part-time and full-time study options, you'll have the flexibility and support to do it your way.

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