Study the most widely spoken national language of India, spoken by over half a billion people in India and around the world. Explore how modern Hindi draws upon India’s diverse cultures and traditions, from the Sanskrit classical tradition and India’s Islamic heritage, to the contribution of European cultures and languages to India’s tapestry of traditions. Learn how to communicate with people today in India in every walk of life, from the local market place to the global world of Bollywood cinema.
Translator, interpreter, languages teacher, tourism, media, social and community work, foreign affairs, trade, customs, immigration, aid agencies, research assistant.
We also offer single subject study. Visit our short courses page to find out more.
Start dates: Semester 1 and 2 (March and July) 2018 2018
Duration: You can study a Diploma in Languages as a stand-alone award (three years part-time) or combine it with a degree at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at any Australian university. Combining the Diploma in Languages with your current degree will usually require you to complete an additional year of study.
There are many opportunities for La Trobe students to study overseas. Students from overseas can come to La Trobe and do a short term Study Abroad program. Some short courses are also available to international students. Short courses are also available to international students. Visit International Students for more information.