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A0501

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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

Undergraduate - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Course code

A0501

Credit points

48

Abbreviated title

DipLang

Managing faculty

Arts

Admission and fees

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Course type

Undergraduate diploma

Standard duration

1 year FT, 2 years PT

Part-time study over two to three years.

Mode and location

On-campus (Caulfield, Clayton)

Award/s

Diploma of Languages

Notes

  • This course is not available to holders of an Australian international student visa. Students must be enrolled in a bachelor's single or double degree at Monash University. Enrolment in this course requires approval from the student's home faculty.

Description

The Diploma of Languages will provide you with the opportunity to complete a major in one of the languages offered by the University, while completing a single or double bachelor's degree.

It will allow you to study your chosen language starting from a number of different entry points - whether you are an absolute beginner or have studied the language in VCE or overseas. You will also an understanding of the culture and society, history and media required to effectively communicate in a language.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 5, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 5, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  1. understand and communicate in the chosen language to a level equivalent to an undergraduate major (beginners to advanced, depending on commencement level)
  2. demonstrate an understanding of differing world views based on the history of a culture.

Structure

The Diploma of Languages is an additional course of study available concurrently to students completing a single or double bachelor's degree. The course requires you to study the equivalent of one further year of full-time study, taken part-time over three years.

Requirements

This course comprises 48 points with at least 18 points taken at level three.

Students must complete the requirements for one of the Bachelor of Arts listed language majors below: