New Zealand Diploma in Modern Asian Language and Culture

IPU New Zealand (Institute of the Pacific United New Zealand)

Subject area

Foreign Languages


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Entry requirements

Modern Asian language may include Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, and Vietnamese.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for learners of modern Asian language and culture.
Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate independently in a range of familiar and some less familiar situations, in routine and some non-routine situations, with fluency and flexibility in general, workplace and/or academic modern Asian language contexts.
Graduates will be able to identify and explore modern cultural contexts.
This qualification allows the local and international community members, employers and educational institutions to recognise the level at which the graduate can use modern Asian language for workplace or academic purposes

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 354 0922
Fax: (06) 354 0935

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