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The School of Languages and Linguistics is part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and contains departments for Chinese and Indonesian, French, German and Russian Studies, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Japanese and Korean Studies, European Studies, Linguistics, and Modern Greek, Latin Studies and Italian Studies.

The School offers undergraduate and postgraduate study in most of the areas listed above. In addition, most languages are offered at different levels depending on a student's ability - eg. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. Placement tests are also available.

At UNSW, special emphasis is placed on integrating the study of practical language skills with the study of the social, historical and cultural developments. This approach enables students to achieve a high level of communicative competence while offering them a critical understanding of different cultures.

For further information, please refer to the relevant discipline entries in this Online Handbook or to the School's website.

Undergraduate Specialisations 

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Chinese Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Hispanic Studies
Indonesian Studies
Japanese Studies
Korean Studies
Linguistics
 

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