In country language courses

Do you want to combine study and travel during your semester breaks?  In-country language courses allow you to complete intensive courses during the Summer and Winter holiday sessions. These courses combine the excitement of overseas experience with the benefit of rapid advancement in language proficiency.

The College in-country language courses for credit in your degree. Courses may be taken in:

  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • China
  • Korea

Search the Global Programs System for current in-country language course opportunities.


4 - 6 weeks.


6 units which can be credited towards a language major or minor.


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Joshua Griffiths

大家好! I'm a fourth year Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies/Economics student currently studying Chinese Mandarin in the wondrous city of Hangzhou. Travelling and eating are two of my favourite things, and I plan on doing plenty of both while I'm abroad! I love exploring different cultures and I'm captivated by the beautiful landscapes of this crazy world. As the saying goes, the only way to make sense of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join in the dance!

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