Bachelor of Languages

Course Code

11210

Version

7

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

A maximum of 30 credit points may be taken at level 1.

A minimum of 36 credit points must be taken at level 3.

Additional completion requirements

Candidates are required to spend at least two teaching periods in an approved immersion program in a country where the language of study is spoken.

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Options

Select a major from the table below

PLUS

Select a second major from the table below or the following alternative options

Select 12 credit points of any undergraduate level 1 subjects

Plus

Select 18 credit points of any undergraduate level 2 and 3 subjects

PLUS

Select 12 credit points of any level 1, 2 or 3 subjects

PLUS

Select 24 credit points of specified CI, FR, GR, IT or JA Study-Abroad subjects

CI3 7 01:12 Chinese Study-Abroad Program 1

CI3 7 02:12 Chinese Study-Abroad Program 2

FR 3 700:12  French Study-Abroad Program 1

FR37 0 1:12  French Study-Abroad Program 2

G R 3700:12  German Study-Abroad Program 1

GR3 7 01:12  German Study-Abroad Program 2

IT3 7 01:12  Italian Study-Abroad Program 1

IT 3 702:12  Italian Study-Abroad Program 2

JA 3 701:12  Japanese Study-Abroad Program 1

JA 3 702:12  Japanese Study-Abroad Program 2

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single or double

Credit points in major

30 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Chinese Foundation

Cairns

 

French Foundation

Cairns

Townsville

 

French Advanced

Cairns

Townsville

 

German Foundation

Townsville

 

Italian Foundation

Cairns

 

Japanese Foundation

Cairns

Townsville

 

Japanese Advanced

Cairns

Townsville

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Must successfully complete 12 credit points at level 1 before attempting any level 2 or 3 subject

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Candidates are required to spend at least two teaching periods in an approved immersion program in a country where the language of study is spoken.

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

63 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 20 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

No majors are to appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available as an additional year of study in French.

Eligibility

Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.