Major in Indonesian studies: Entry point 3 – Proficient

For students from Malay or Indonesian language backgrounds and students who have completed VCE in Indonesian, or its equivalent, with additional in-country or academic experience.

You should enrol in ATS3115 Indonesian proficient 1

To enrol in this unit, you need to complete a manual enrolment after confirmation through a short interview or email exchange with Paul Thomas ( or Yacinta Kurniasih (

To do a manual enrolment, take your confirmation email to Arts Student Services. You can do this in person on the Second Floor of the Menzies building (20 Chancellors Walk) or by submitting an online enquiry via and attaching your test result or other evidence.  

Students completing a major in Indonesian studies from entry point 3 must complete eight units (48 points), including:

(a) one third-year capstone unit (6 points):

  • ATS3083 Translating across cultures

(b) four language units (24 points):

  • ATS3115 Indonesian proficient 1
  • ATS3116 Indonesian proficient 2
  • ATS3117 Indonesian studies advanced 1: Journalism
  • ATS3118 Indonesian studies advanced 2: Theatre and film

(c) additional elective units chosen from the list of electives below (18 points)

A minimum of three units (18 points) at third-year level and six language units (36 points) must be completed. Students can replace up to 24 points of compulsory language units with alternate in-country units. Students are also encouraged to take language study abroad units which can count as satisfying some components of the major.