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1366

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This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBA(Lang)
CRICOS code037824K
Total credit points required144
Standard duration of study (years)3 years FT, 6 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1366
Contact details

http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/current/coursework/contact_us/

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Students have a maximum of eight years to complete this course.
  • Students may select arts units from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus. Students may also select units offered in off-campus mode.

Description

This course allows students to complete a major in at least one language, with additional studies in relevant cultural disciplines and linguistics. Students can choose from one of three possible course progression models, allowing them the possibility of completing second majors in a second language, cultural studies or linguistics.

Outcomes

This course allows students to study their chosen language at a variety of proficiency levels, from beginners to more advanced levels. They also gain an understanding of the social and cultural aspects of the countries from which the language(s) come.

Structure

Students must complete one of the three course models outlined below, with the restrictions that:

  • no more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level
  • at least 36 points to be completed at third-year level.

For information on majors and minors, refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2012handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.

Requirements

Model one

  • ATS3816 The social context of language learning
  • a deep major in one language (66 points) - a deep major consists of the standard major sequence in a language and further 18 points in units providing a socio-cultural context for the users of the language
  • a minor in linguistics (24 points)
  • a minor in a second language or in European or Asian studies (24 points)
  • an additional 24 points of elective units

Model two

  • ATS3816 The social context of language learning
  • a major in one language (48 points)
  • a major in a second language (48 points)
  • a minor in linguistics (24 points)
  • an additional 18 points of elective units

Model three

  • ATS3816 The social context of language learning
  • a major in one language (48 points)
  • a major in linguistics (48 points)
  • a minor in a second language or in European or Asian studies (24 points)
  • an additional 18 points of elective units

Award(s)

Bachelor of Arts (Languages)