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  • German 4: Research ProjectGERM40002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject enables students to complete a 5000-word research project in German or English on a topic to be approved by their supervisor and by the subject co-ordinator. The subject's aim is to train students in carrying out a substantial piece of work in preparation for the Honours, MA and PhD t...

  • Graduate French BFREN90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to develop French language abilities, both oral and written, for graduate students. Students will have the opportunity to learn idiomatic and formal features of the language, and apply their abilities to the analysis of a range of complex issues within the French-speaki...

  • French IV: Honours Language IFREN40005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is intended primarily to foster students' writing skills, with a particular focus on academic writing. Students will analyse a range of academic texts and learn to identify and use the rhetorical features inherent to French academic discourses. In each text they will identify feature...

  • New Caledonia in the 21st CenturyFREN20021

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This course, which includes an intensive in-country component, will explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards possible independence from France through a series of referenda between 2014 and 2018. This will be achieved by examining the eve...

  • New Caledonia in the 21st CenturyFREN30019

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This course, which includes an intensive in-country component, will explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards possible independence from France through a series of referenda between 2014 and 2018. This will be achieved by examining the eve...

  • Romanticism to Decadence: French NovelsFREN30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will study a selection of novels from the 19th century, analysing their narrative structures, and developing an awareness of their social and political contexts. Various theories of narrative will be used to facilitate an understanding of the evolution of the French novel...

  • French 1FREN10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject offers students an introduction to the study of language and culture in the French Studies discipline. The subject is designed to equip students who have little or no previous study of the French language with the skills necessary to become independent language learners, and to devel...

  • French 6FREN10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers high-level French students a course in advanced conversation structure and analysis. It will build on the linguistic and cultural competences acquired in previous levels to develop greater awareness of how the historical, intercultural, political and social aspects of language...

  • French Thesis Part 1FREN40010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A thesis on a topic approved by the French program Honours coordinator.

  • French 6FREN20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers high-level French students a course in advanced conversation structure and analysis. It will build on the linguistic and cultural competences acquired in previous levels to develop greater awareness of how the historical, intercultural, political and social aspects of language...

  • Topics in Chinese StudiesCHIN90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject involves a series of seminar presentations and discussions on a topic or topics of contemporary or special interest. Topics will vary from year to year, depending on current events and the interests of the particular cohort of students. Where appropriate, visiting scholars will parti...

  • Graduate Chinese ACHIN90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a language subject for postgraduate students in Chinese. The level of study, content, and assessment in the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing and/or consultation with the students. Students will either be placed in an appropriate stream of language stud...

  • Chinese 6CHIN10018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students to develop their ability to communicate in Chinese at a beginning-advanced level and their analytical skills of the Chinese language through engaging with a range of topics concerning contemporary Chinese society and culture. Their linguistic competence will ...

  • Chinese 4CHIN10016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a post-elementary subject in Chinese. It covers basic grammatical structures and students should know up to 700 Chinese characters as well as furthering their knowledge of Chinese cultural practices by the end of the semster.

  • Chinese 1CHIN10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will develop their ability to communicate and understand in simple Chinese by engaging with the following key cultural situations in Chinese society such as situations relating to the use of names, family relationships, social exchanges which deploy different forms of address, and engagi...

  • Classic Chinese CivilisationCHIN30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will be introduced to the distinctive characteristics of Chinese civilization from a comparative East-West framework. The focus will be on how the ancient Chinese found solutions to universal human problems, such as how to set up social and political organizations, the op...

  • Chinese 8CHIN10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is for students who have a an intermediate level of Chinese language skills and minimal literacy skills. It aims to help students make the transition from beginning level textbook Chinese to a more advanced level where they can not only deal with original Chinese materials intended f...

  • Chinese Economic DocumentsCHIN30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a reading course on Chinese economic and business documents. Students will be given a guided introduction to a variety of economic documents, including official policy statements, statistical material, newspaper reports and comments, and information drawn from the world wide web. ...

  • Chinese 9CHIN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a subject for the background speakers of Chinese who have limited literacy in Chinese and for background speakers of English who have developed their skills in Chinese language. Students will develop their ability to communicate in Chinese at an advanced level and conduct discussion on a ...

  • Reading Japanese LiteratureJAPN20011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to familiarise students with authentic literary Japanese texts. Students will read various forms and styles of reading materials including well-known Japanese novels and poems. Students will learn new vocabulary, phrases, and expressions. They will also learn useful reading stra...