EURO4003 Advanced Cultural Studies

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in French Studies; Italian Studies [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
  • Honours option in German Studies [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
Content
This unit is designed for students who have completed a major in French Studies, German Studies or Italian Studies. It explores aspects of French, German or Italian culture and society. The unit extends students' competence in reading, writing and speaking the target language and advances their proficiency to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) analyse a variety of complex texts or films in the target language and evaluate their cultural, historical and social context; (2) demonstrate advanced oral communication skills in the target language; and (3) demonstrate advanced written communication skills in the target language.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) seminar participation; (2) written assignments; and (3) oral tasks. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Dale Adams
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Enroled in an honours course in French, German
or
Italian
or
Master of Translations Studies
or
the approval of the unit coordinator.
Contact hours
Seminars: 2 hours per week for 10 weeks
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.