In the era of globalisation, organisations need professionals who not only communicate effectively, but also have the multilingual and cross-cultural knowledge that can help them thrive on an international scale.
- Develop an advanced understanding of linguistics, how sentences are structured, and the ways we use language and interpret meaning.
- Focus on the language you're passionate about by selecting from Chinese, French, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Japanese or Hindi.
- Get real-world experience through internships and work experience programs locally or internationally.
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As a graduate in languages and linguistics, your advanced language, problem-solving and critical thinking skills will open doors to a range of careers.
Analyse language and explore the connections between culture and communication.
Bridge languages and cultures through spoken language interpretation or written translation.
Support diverse communities and organisations by using your specialist knowledge to guide and influence people.
Take a lead role in crafting an organisation's voice and messaging. Develop media strategies, act as a spokesperson or support senior staff in promoting the organisation's public image.
Design and deliver projects and programs to improve the quality of life for communities and disadvantaged populations.
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