• 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
    • Catherine Travis
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

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, to carry out research using sources in the language, and to give academic presentations and prepare written work following academic conventions.

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 orally and in writing 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 based on their own research in a scholarly manner.
  6. Present in an academic forum an overview of their original research, following academic conventions

Indicative Assessment

Written essay: 3000 words 50% (LO 1-5)

Oral presentation: 30 minutes 50% (LO 1-6)

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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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3343 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Ancient Greek lang & culture
3460 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Aust Indigenous lang & culture
3461 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
French language & culture
3462 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
German language & culture
3463 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Italian language & culture
3464 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Latin language & culture
3465 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Spanish Studies
3466 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Language Studies
3467 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 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
8342 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
Ancient Greek lang & culture
8464 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
Aust Indigenous lang & culture
8465 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
French language & culture
8466 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
German language & culture
8467 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
Italian language & culture
8468 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
Latin language & culture
8469 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
Spanish Studies
8470 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
Language Studies
8471 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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