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Diploma in Languages
Diploma in Languages

Diploma in Languages

  • ID:UC640027
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$28,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$7,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$28,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$7,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
$311,268.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

No

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 80, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening 
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 550 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 169 with at least 162 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 50 and no PTE communicative skills score below 42
  • NZCEL:  Level 4 - Academic endorsement

Course Information

If you are interested in learning or developing further skills in languages and would like to develop cultural competencies in these areas, a language diploma could be for you.

This is a great option for students who are studying alongside another degree programme, as you can study up to two languages at the same time and graduate with an additional qualification.

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DipLang courses can be selected from a variety of language and non-language courses examining culture.

The Diploma requires 120 points of courses in total, with at least 75 points above 100-level. 60 points must be in language studies above 100-level, and up to 30 points can be from non-language studies, such as in culture or history (if studying one language only).

Students can choose to specialise in up to two languages:

  • Ancient Greek

  • Chinese

  • French

  • German

  • Japanese, Latin

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Te Reo Māori

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours
  • Master of Applied Translation and Interpreting
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Study in languages and culture offers a variety of career opportunities, especially overseas. Graduates may find work in industries such as government, tourism, teaching, foreign trade, media, journalism, and diplomacy. Fluency in multiple languages is a highly employable trait in several occupations.
  • UC Graduates will also be equipped with cultural awareness, advanced communication, and critical analysis skills.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/per year

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