Why choose us

We are home to one of the largest language schools in Australia, offering eight languages as well as studies in linguistics and translation and interpreting. With world class teaching and researchers, the School of Languages and Cultures offers an outstanding student experience. 

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Our programs


Develop language proficiency and cultural understanding, empowering you to create change in our global society. 


Continue in depth study, develop independent research skills to shape your future.

Employers value the reliability and capacity for independent work which are demonstrated by successful completion of Honours.

Higher Degree by Research

Produce knowledge and expertise that is relevant, innovative and progressive.

A research higher degree involves a level of commitment, giving you the opportunity to develop a strong research network.

Find your starting point

Go to our online language course placement advisor and answer a short questionnaire. In most cases the system will recommend the starting course you should enrol in. For more complex cases, you will be advised how to proceed.

Language Course Placement Advisor

What our Graduates say

Susan Garson
Bachelor of Arts (German)/ Bachelor of Education dual degree
Masters of Educational Studies

Susan received a job offer before her graduation ceremony and started work as a high school teacher straight away.

After completing her masters she was able to teach as a tutor at a University, which then led onto her next challenge of becoming the Director of International Studies at Brisbane Girls Grammar School. Her role includes teaching German, organizing and travelling on overseas exchanges with students, curriculum development and monitoring of assessment, as well as staff management of one of the largest language faculties in Queensland. 

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BULA and Cross-Institutional Students

If you are a student at the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology or Griffith University, you can study any of the following languages and the major or electives will be credited back at your home university: Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish. Find out more about the Brisbane Universities Language Alliance (BULA) and Cross-Institutional Study.

Talk to us

To find out more about applications or our programs for the School of Languages and Cultures, phone (+61 7) 3365 6311 or email