Disciplines

Ancient Greek
Modern Western civilisation has its roots in the world of the Ancient Greeks. Learning Ancient Greek will give you unique insights into and a deep understanding of this ancient world, and of contemporary Western culture and society. Learning...
Ancient History
Ancient history focuses on two of the great civilisations of the ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome. These civilisations have been enormously influential throughout subsequent human history. The Greeks invented democracy, history, philosophy...
Applied Linguistics
Understanding the relevance of language and linguistics to real-life situations is more important than ever, particularly within our increasingly modern and linguistically diverse world. Applied Linguistics equips you with the skills to apply...
Australian Indigenous Languages
If you have an interest in issues of relevance to indigenous Australians, adding Indigenous languages to your knowledge in this area will be a very rewarding learning experience. The Australian Indigenous Languages program provides an opportunity...
Creative Writing
In creative writing courses, you will write poetry, fiction, play scripts and screenplays. You will read and analyse recent and contemporary published writing to develop a capacity for reading carefully and critically. Courses include an...
Drama
Drama subjects offer you the chance to learn about theatre history and to explore plays as texts written for performance. Course activities include lectures, tutorials and practical workshops. You do not need acting experience to enrol in Drama at...
English
We live in an information-rich and hyper-connected age. Studying English at ANU will focus your attention on a diversity of print and audio-visual texts, deepening your understanding of literary history and transforming how you think about reading...
Film
Film, in all its genres and formats, continues to be a leading art form and major means of communication of our time. The Film Minor will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of film culture. You will look at the new digital environment, viewer...
French Language and Culture
Students in the French Program are exposed to the linguistic and cultural richness of France and other Francophone (French-speaking) societies. Our students not only acquire competence in the language, but also gain different perspectives on a...
Gender, Sexuality, and Culture
Issues of gender and sexuality remain highly topical in society today. Studying Gender, Sexuality, and Culture teaches you the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills required to analyse gender, sexuality and other categories of difference from a...
German Language and Culture
The German Language and Culture courses at ANU are aimed at students who seek to develop a high level of competence in German language as well as a critical understanding of German-speaking cultures. You can choose from courses in German language,...
International Communication
Today more than ever, clear communication among people of different nationalities and from different societies is essential. In a world where English is widely spoken, its use can conceal deep differences in cultural assumptions. When travelling...
Italian Language and Culture
Learning Italian will give you access to one of the richest European cultural traditions, spanning the renaissance to the present day. Italy holds 60% of the World Art Heritage, is the country of innovative technological and fashion design and...
Latin
Modern Western civilisation has its roots in the Greco-Roman world. Learning Latin will give you unique insights and a deep understanding of this ancient world, and of contemporary Western culture and society. Learning Latin introduces the...
Linguistics
Linguists study languages from various points of view, including meaning, structure, acquisition, evolution and functions in society. If you study linguistics, you will explore and learn to describe features commons to all languages and speech...
Portuguese
Donate to the Portuguese Language Endowment » Information on donations »   Globally, Portuguese is the eighth most widely spoken language with over 250 million speakers across eight countries and five continents. Portugal...
Russian
Russian is the language of a major world power. It is also the common language of many millions of people in the fifteen countries of the Former Soviet Union, which cover a large part of Asia. It is the basis of a unique culture of literature, music...
Spanish
Studying Spanish opens the door for you to excel at a major international language. With more than 400 million speakers globally, Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world. Spanish is a language rich in literature, significant in...

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