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Anthropology ranked #8 globally and #1 in Australia

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Expertise in 16 Asian and Pacific languages


Tok Pisin: the world's first Melanesian creole program offered entirely online

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Archaeology: Ranked #8 globally

At CHL, there are plenty of study options to suit your needs. Do a straight degree, or customise your studies to your strengths, passions and goals. Whether you're a school leaver, an international student, a lifelong learner, or looking to gain a professional edge with upskilling, you will get the most out of your studies with us.

Graduate as an expert in Asia ready to capitalise on the career opportunities this century brings. Enquire now to find out how the Bachelor of Asian Studies will deepen knowledge of the Asian region’s history, politics, economies, environment, languages and cultures. 

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Bachelor of Asian Studies

Australia is increasingly looking to Asia—strategically, economically, politically, and culturally—and all eyes are on the graduates of tomorrow to take us there. With a Bachelor of Asian Studies you will master an Asian language, acquire in-depth contextual and regional knowledge, and graduate with the kind of Asian literacy that gets you noticed by employers.

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Bachelor of Asian Studies (Honours)

With Asia's influence on Australia and the world ever increasing are you ready to be a leader in "the Asian century"? The Bachelor of Asian Studies Honours year is an opportunity to extend your learning to do independent research related to Asia or the Pacific in one of the world's leading universities. 

Year in Asia

Bachelor of Asian Studies: With Year in Asia

Establish yourself as a future leader in the Asian Century. The Year in Asia overseas study program enables you to experience university life in Asia. It offers one whole year in China, Korea, Japan, Indonesia or Thailand, studying like a local and making yourself at home in a new culture.

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Study Overseas

Year in Asia is our flagship program for overseas study. It is your opportunity to truly immerse yourself in the language and culture of your chosen country for up to 12 months.

Already have a degree and want to specialise? Or are you interested in research? 

Increase your competitive edge and open the door to new opportunities with one of our specialised postgraduate programs.


Master of Asian and Pacific Studies

To understand the modern world one needs to understand Asia and the Pacific.

Master of Engaging Asia

Master of Engaging Asia

immerse yourself in Asia and foster engaged, global citizenship. Gain a pragmatic, professional focus to position yourself to build deep, engaged and effective relationships with Asia in a changing world. 


Graduate Certificate of Engaging Asia

In a tumultuous world, how can Australia, its organisations, and its people most effectively engage with Asia?

Master of Pacific Development

Graduate Certificate of Engaging the Pacific

Seeking a golden opportunity to explore the Pacific Island regions' diverse histories, cultures, arts, languages, politics, migration and environmental issues.

PhD Fieldwork

PhD Program

The School of Culture, History & Language has one of world's largest concentrations of specialists on the Asia-Pacific region. An interdisciplinary community of academic staff and PhD candidates carry out research across the region, drawing on a range of disciplines. 

Mobility programs

Fieldwork, Micro-credentials, Mobility Programs and ANU Extension

Want that extra edge to your professional profile? Or are you simply interested in learning through cultural immersion? Check out our short courses, micro-credential programs and other mobility study options. 



We fully believe in supporting you as you build your future. With a range of scholarship opportunities catering to students from a variety of backgrounds and abilities, we are here to help you realise your dreams. 

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Want to study with us but not sure which program or course is the right one for you? 

To weigh your options and more for information and guidance.

Feel free to reach out to us to discuss your queries, concerns and needs.

We can guide you in the right direction.