Department of Languages and Cultures

We explore how people use language and other media to connect with each other and tell their stories.

We produce graduates who contribute to our understanding of cultural expression, identity and cultural diversity.

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We give students the tools to explore language and culture as a gateway to a rewarding career.

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Our researchers contribute to debates about expression, identity and cultural diversity.

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We partner with government, industry and communities on research and student placements.

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Our facilities, located at La Trobe's Bendigo campus, support Visual Arts education and practice.

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World-class research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in language, communication and culture.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Real-world experience

Put your language skills into practice with professional placements in Australia and overseas.

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Connect with a network of galleries

Access innovative programs through the La Trobe Art Institute and its network of galleries.

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Build language skills, advance your career and gain a rich understanding of the world’s cultures.

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