UWA Handbook 2017

Honours course

Honours in French Studies

Honours in French Studies offers advanced study of French language and culture through units in language (written and spoken) and in selected aspects of French and Francophone culture, as well as through a research thesis. It gives you high-level knowledge and skills in French which will allow you to operate with confidence and skill in French linguistic and cultural contexts. The study of language and culture will give you intercultural understandings to equip you for work in areas involving culturally sensitive differences. You will perfect your communication skills by speaking in front of groups and expressing your views effectively in writing, in presenting and defending arguments as well as working in teams. The research thesis gives you an opportunity to work intensely on a topic of your choice. The research skills you acquire will prepare you well for work in many areas of government, business and policy development as well as for further postgraduate study.

Outcomes: Students are able to (1) show competence in the French language in the four macroskills of language acquisition - reading, writing, listening, spoken; (2) show competence in the French language in the four macroskills of language acquisition - reading, writing, listening, spoken; (3) show competence in the French language in the four macroskills of language acquisition - reading, writing, listening, spoken; and (4) show competence in the French language in the four macroskills of language acquisition - reading, writing, listening, spoken.

Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of the French Studies major.

Intake periods: Beginning of year and mid-year

Honours sequence

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2
Take all units (48 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnitĀ nameĀ Unit rules
S1, S2EURO4101Advanced Research SkillsIncompatibility: EURO7481 Honours Seminar 1 (European Studies); GRMN4101 Advanced Research Skills; ITAL4101 Advanced Research Skills; FREN4101 Advanced Research Skills
S1, S2FREN4102Theory and Practice of Teaching French as a Foreign LanguageNone
S1, S2FREN4103Advanced French Cultural StudiesNone
S2FREN4104Advanced Writing SkillsNone
S1, S2FREN4140Dissertation (French Studies) 1Co-requisites: EURO4101 Advanced Research Skills
S1, S2FREN4141Dissertation (French Studies) 2Prerequisites: FREN4140 Dissertation (French Studies) 1