single degree

Bachelor of Languages (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

BLANG
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HLANG
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 082699C
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature
  • Academic contact
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HLANG
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 082699C
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature
  • Academic contact

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Languages (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

Either:

12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

CLAS4006 Classics Methods and Evidence

ENGL4020 Researching and Writing the Thesis: A Workshop

ENGL4021 Creative Reading: Topics in Theory, Methodology and Interpretation

LANG4004 Research Tools in Advanced Language Studies

LING4009 Selected topics in methodologies for researching language

LING4010 Selected topics in empirical approaches to linguistics


12 units from completion of courses on the following list:

CLAS4007 Research in Classical Studies

LANG4002 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 1

LANG4003 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 2

LING4011 Selected topics in theory and analysis in linguistics

LING4012 Selected topics in analysis of a subsystem of language


24 units from completion of THES4105 Thesis


Or:

12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

LANG4002 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 1

LANG4003 Topics in Advanced Language Studies 2

LANG4004 Research Tools in Advanced Language Studies

LING4009 Selected topics in methodologies for researching language

LING4010 Selected topics in empirical approaches to linguistics

LING4011 Selected topics in theory and analysis in linguistics

LING4012 Selected topics in analysis of a subsystem of language


36 units from completion of THES4502 Thesis in Asia-Pacific Cultures, History and Languages in one of the following languages: Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Sanskrit, Thai, Urdu, or Vietnamese


HONS4100 Final Honours Grade will be used to calculate the Class of Honours and the Mark. It will be calculated using the formula: S (mark x units) / S units, giving NCN and WN a nominal mark of zero

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units For study plans, please see the following link http://cass.anu.edu.au/current-students/degrees-and-program-plans - - -
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Admission Requirements

A Bachelor Degree from ANU from the following list, or equivalent from another institution:

Bachelor of Languages

Bachelor of Languages (Classics)

Bachelor of Languages (Middle Eastern and Central Asia)

Bachelor of Languages (Modern European)

Bachelor of Languages (Asia)

 

A major or equivalent from the following list, with at least eight 2000- or 3000-level courses or equivalent:

French Language and Culture

German Language and Culture

Or:

A major or equivalent from the following list:

Ancient Greek

Arabic

Chinese Language

Hindi Language

Indonesian Language

International Communication

Italian Language and Culture

Japanese Language

Japanese Linguistics

Korean Language

Latin

Linguistics

Persian

Russian

Sanskrit Language

Spanish

Thai Language

Urdu Language

Vietnamese Language

Or:

A minor, specialisation or equivalent from the following list:

Advanced Ancient Greek

Advanced French Studies

Advanced German Studies

Advanced Hispanic Culture

Advanced Hispanic Linguistics

Advanced Hispanic Studies

Advanced Italian Studies

Advanced Latin

Advanced Spanish Studies

 

A weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in the major, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks

Written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis

 

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Adjustment Factors

ANU offers rank adjustments for a number of adjustment factors, including for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Rank adjustments are applied to Bachelor degree applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 points (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustments, maximum 10 equity-based adjustments and maximum 5 Elite Athlete adjustments) will be awarded. Subject and performance-based adjustments do not apply to programs with a minimum selection rank of 98 or higher. Visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$36,480.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Bachelor of Languages (Honours) degree exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education. Building on the Bachelor of Languages, it gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of language studies, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a 20,000 word thesis, that leads to the development of new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

  1. pose a significant research question relating to language studies;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to language studies, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirements is not currently available for this program.

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