• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Language Studies
  • Areas of interest Classics and Ancient History , European Languages, Indigenous Australian Studies, Latin American Languages, Language Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Gabriele Schmidt
    • Dr Manuel Delicado Cantero
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
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This course is for students who have an advanced knowledge of the target language and its associated culture(s), i.e. who have completed a major in the language or possess an equivalent proficiency (B2/C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). It aims to further enhance students' language proficiency by focusing on a special area of interest in the language and/or the societies, cultures and/or contemporary affairs of its speakers. Students will develop their proficiency in, and understanding of, the structures and uses of the language at an appropriate lexical, grammatical and stylistic level. They will develop the capacity to understand and evaluate specialist and technical language use, and to carry out research using sources in the language and  following the conventions of academic writing.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced linguistic skills in the target language at the C1 level or higher of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or equivalent;
  2. Read, analyse and discuss in the target language complex texts related to their research area;
  3. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of culture and/or contemporary affairs in the target societies or of linguistic topics and an ability to critique them;
  4. Conduct research using sources in the target language;
  5. Deliver analytical and well-structured essays and presentations based on their own research in a scholarly manner.

Indicative Assessment

Written assignment 1: 1500 words 30% (LO 1-5)

Written assignment 2: 1500 words 30% (LO 1-5)

Research project: 1200 words 25% (LO 1-5)

Presentation: 15 minutes 15% (LO 1-5)

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Arts Honours (HARTS or HART2), Bachelor of Languages Honours (HLANG) or Bachelor of Asian Studies Honours (HASIA), or completion of 144 units towards the Bachelor of Philosophy (Arts) (APHAR or APNAR).

Prescribed Texts

Available from the course Wattle site

Assumed Knowledge

Completion of a cognate major or advanced knowledge of a language.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $2856
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3682 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Arabic Studies
3816 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Persian Studies
3817 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Ancient Greek lang & culture
3808 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Aust Indigenous lang & culture
3809 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
French language & culture
3810 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
German language & culture
3811 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Italian language & culture
3812 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Latin language & culture
3813 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Spanish Studies
3814 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A
Language Studies
3815 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8685 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Arabic Studies
8821 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Persian Studies
8822 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Ancient Greek lang & culture
8813 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Aust Indigenous lang & culture
8814 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
French language & culture
8815 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
German language & culture
8816 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Italian language & culture
8817 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Latin language & culture
8818 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Spanish Studies
8819 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Language Studies
8820 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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