Learning a foreign language is the start of a global future.

We understand China’s growth into an economical, social and political powerhouse has opened the doors to careers engaging with the country. That’s why Swinburne offers Chinese (Mandarin) language in conjunction with Asian Studies courses.

Chinese language study is an opportunity to learn Mandarin while gaining a rich understanding of Chinese history and culture. We provide language instruction at beginner and advanced levels. You can also undertake an in-country experience through one of Swinburne’s partner universities in China. Study tours are another option we provide through work integrated learning.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.

Joanne Hajjar accepting graduation scroll from Chancellor Graham Goldsmith

Be Challenged

Study a Bachelor of Arts and take part in the Grand Challenges final-year project where you can explore innovative solutions to contemporary issues facing society. Joanne Hajjar (pictured) researched Housing Affordability in Australia, working with experts and other students to develop potential new policies.

Conducted in collaboration with the Centre for Urban Transitions, the Grand Challenges project will hone your research and teamwork skills and sharpen your confidence.

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