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Seminar in Languages 2 (LANG40004)

Undergraduate level 4Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 4
Subject codeLANG40004
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject involves a study of an approved topic in the languages. Details of the program being offered will be available from the graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students who complete this subject successfully should have demonstrated a specialist understanding of the topic, contributed effectively to the work of the seminar, shown a capacity for an advanced level of analysis and familiarised themselves with the latest directions of research into that particular topic.

Intended learning outcomes

Students should have acquired additional information, methodology or skills directly relevant to their program of study.

Generic skills

Students who complete this subject should have:

  • enhanced written and oral communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion;
  • a deepened understanding of issues of key concern to the topic;
  • an understanding of the relationship between the topic and a broad range of current issues in languages.

Eligibility and requirements


  • Admission into the GC-ARTS Graduate Certificate in Arts and GD-ARTS Graduate Diploma in Arts programs
  • A minimum of 25 points of language subject in the language specialisation and approval from the language discipline coordinator



Non-allowed subjects


Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home


Additional details

  • one 2,500 word essay due Week 6 (50%)
  • one 2,500 word essay due in examination period (50%)

Dates & times

Time commitment details

170 hours

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

    Additional information for this subject

    Subject coordinator approval required

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 17 August 2019