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Undergraduate | UNE-INDN101 | 2023

Indonesian Language 1A

Course information for 2023 intake

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Start speaking, listening, reading and writing in contemporary Indonesian. You’ll grow your appreciation of Indonesia’s rich and unique culture. Enhance your Indonesian work or travels, chat with locals, and make meaningful connections.

Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
16 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 23 Oct 2023
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About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in everyday Indonesian language;
    2. utilise elementary structures and functions of the Indonesian language, in particular grammatical structures;
    3. communicate in simple Indonesian on selected topics of everyday life;
    4. apply elementary knowledge of Indonesian cultural and social norms and Indonesian society; and
    5. use cognitive skills to analyse and synthesise information when communicating in Indonesian at an elementary level.

Entry requirements


First language (Indonesian or Malay) speakers may not enrol in Indonesian language units except when required for (school) teaching accreditation in Australian states and territories.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Diploma in Modern Languages

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