Bachelor of Languages (Honours) [End-on]

Course code

11209

Version

6

Course type

Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Languages, or equivalent degree, majoring in French within the previous five years; and

Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in discipline-specific areas.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Additional selection requirements

Application for entry to the program is by approval of the College Dean.

Quota restrictions on the number of honours places available may apply from time to time as determined by the College Dean.

Students who have graduated with a pass degree from this or another university or who graduated more than five years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the College Dean recommends.

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Languages (Honours), graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced linguistic and cultural knowledge and skills of the target language at Level 3 as described by the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings scale (ISLPR)

  • Review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in both the target language and in English using a range of materials that encompasses varying degrees of language complexity

  • Transmit a clear, coherent and independent exposition of the knowledge and ideas in both the target language and in English

  • Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem-solving and decision-making in scholarship

  • Adapt linguistic and cultural knowledge and skills in diverse contexts, including the tropics, as a basis for independent lifelong learning

  • Design, plan and execute a research-based project with some autonomy

  • Embrace difference, behave responsibly and demonstrate international-mindedness when working in collaboration with others.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

FR4403:06 French Honours Coursework

FR4419:06: Theory and Practice of Translation

FR4200:06 Memoire A Part 1 of 2

FR4201:06 Memoire A Part 2 of 2

Note:

Part time students normally complete the coursework in their first year and the thesis in their second year

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not eligible

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

BACHELOR OF LANGUAGES (HONOURS)

Approved abbreviation

BLang(Hons)

Inclusion of majors on testamur

No majors are to appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable