Languages at UQ
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
If you want to study a language, there are lots of different opportunities at UQ’s School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies (SLCCS).
You can study at beginner or advanced levels and have a choice of 8 different languages. You can choose from:
Whether you are enrolled at UQ, QUT or Griffith University you can still study any of these languages, and also Italian. The Brisbane Universities Languages Alliance (BULA) is a collaboration between the three universities. The alliance allows you to still study the language you want no matter what university you go to.
SLCCS is unique because it also offers a range of courses on cross-cultural understanding, as well as language teaching. Courses are relevant, practical, up-to-date and prepare you for the global workforce.
What are my study options?
There are 3 different ways you can study a language at UQ:
Bachelor of Arts
You can study a Bachelor of Arts and choose a single or double language major. Or you can enrol in a dual degree, which means you can study Arts with another degree and choose a language major. For more information, click here
- Bonus Scheme - improve your entry-rank
- Scholarships website
- Special entry schemes
- Enhanced Studies Program (ESP) – YEAR 12 STUDENTS
If you get great marks at school, you can try a uni subject during Year 12.
- Young scholars program – YEAR 11 STUDENTS
- Study overseas
INFORMATION FOR TEACHERS
High School students can experience a language and culture by taking part in a UQ “Taste of” event. The School invites high school language students to the campus to learn about studying their language of interest, view facilities and experience the University campus.
Currently, students can have a “Taste of…” experience in Indonesian, German, Chinese, French and Japanese.
For more information, contact the School.
Language study information
Would you like information for your class or school about learning languages at university? SLCCS has a range of information and brochures. To receive copies, contact the School.