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Field of Study


Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Undertake advanced Indonesian language training in reading, writing and speaking.

You'll complete compulsory coursework that will hone your language skills. You can also choose to study courses on applied linguistics or Indonesian culture and history.

A major component of this program is a year-long honours research thesis, which you'll complete under one-on-one supervision. This includes developing a research question, writing a literature review, applying appropriate research methodology, and presenting your written conclusions.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2022

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Indonesian language teacher
  • Academic researcher
  • Head of languages
  • International business translator/interpreter
  • Conference translator/interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • Conference translator/interpreter

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Research experience

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Research Design
  • Advanced Disciplinary Studies and Practices 1
  • Work Integrated Project
  • Advanced Disciplinary Studies and Practices 2

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