Learn and Study Croatian language at Macquarie University

There are several options available to students who wish to learn/study Croatian language at Macquarie University. Except for the so-called non-award option, all other options are eligible for HECS and are subsidised by the government. Since all units and courses are offered both on campus and fully online, courses are accessible to almost anyone. On campus tutorials are mostly held in the evenings and in the afternoons and all tutorials are live streamed and recorded. 

  1. Diploma in Croatian

(HECS funded – our most popular program)

The Diploma of Languages (Croatian) is a concurrent degree available to students enrolled in or already holding a Bachelor degree, and can only be taken on a part-time basis. Students completing a Diploma of Languages (Croatian) enhance their other academic and professional skills and prepare for the multilingual global environment through increasing proficiency in the Croatian language. Students will gain an understanding of Croatian society and culture, learn about cultural differences, analyse the relationship between language and culture, and recognise the importance of cross-cultural communication. The Macquarie University Diploma of Languages (Croatian) has a distinctive cross-cultural approach and includes opportunities for innovative modes of learning, including online delivery and residential units in Croatia (University of Split and University of Zagreb). Current student contribution amount per 10 credit point unit/per language unit: only$493 per language unit (Two semesters per year for 13 weeks each / 4 hours per week).

2. Part of a Macquarie University BA Degree majoring in Croatian (HECS funded)

3. Part of a Degree at any tertiary institution in Australia for cross-institution students (HECS funded).

4. A Single Unit

This is a non-award program that is open to everyone. The cost of the program is approximately $2,400 per language unit.

How to apply and contacts

Start your journey into the heart of Croatia’s culture and language by applying now. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

To apply for the Diploma and BA degree programs, please visit the Universities Admission Centre

To speak directly to Macquarie University, please visit:

For more information about the Croatian Studies program, please do not hesitate to contact:

Croatian Studies Centre

Dr Jasna Novak Milic, Director & Lecturer

Phone: +61 2 9850 7040 (not functional during stay-at-home health orders)


Faculty of Arts

Macquarie University SYDNEY NSW 2109