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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedOverseas First semester 2011 (Off-campus Day)
Overseas Second semester 2011 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Patrick Durel


Previously coded FRN4913


Students will undertake study in a French or French-speaking university with which Monash University has an exchange agreement. That study will be the equivalent of 12 points of study in Arts at Monash at fourth year (Honours) level in a domain of French Studies to be approved by the Study Abroad committee of the French Studies Program.


This subject will allow students to undertake study in the domain of French Studies at a French or French-speaking university with which Monash has an exchange agreement. On completion of this unit students will have:

  1. Improved their overall linguistic skills in French with special reference to language for higher study and research;
  2. Further developed relevant higher-level skills needed for higher study and research;
  3. Learnt to negotiate the specific culture and institutional structures of the French and French-speaking university system;
  4. Achieved and satisfied the requirements of the subjects they have chosen to study and which have been approved for study in the host institution. They will thereby have furthered their knowledge and research skills in the area of French Studies;
  5. Acquired generic and intercultural skills and competences appropriate to an internationalised curriculum.


Students will undertake the assessment tasks for the units in which they enrol at the host institution. On their return to Monash, students must submit to the honours coordinator the assignments completed for assessment in France, together with an attestation of attendance and any examination results. Final assessment will be determined by the program.

Chief examiner(s)

Patrick Durel

Contact hours

6-8 hours, equivalent to a Monash 12pt unit