French and Francophone Studies

French and Francophone Studies

1000 level units of study

FRNC1601 Introductory French 1

Credit points: 6 Session: Intensive December,Intensive July,Semester 1 Classes: 2x2hr tutorial/week Prohibitions: FRNC1621 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1101 or FRNC1201 or FRNC1301 or FRNC1501 or FRNC1611 or HSC French Extension or HSC French Continuers or HSC French Beginners or interstate equivalent. Assessment: 1x class participation (10%), 1x1000wd equivalent in class test (20%), 1x500wd equivalent group project (10%), 1x1500wd final test (25%), 1x1000wd equivalent oral test (25%), 1x500wd equivalent online work (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study is designed for students with little or no formal experience in French. It aims to provide students with the tools to develop independent language learning skills. Through the introduction of authentic material in French, students will develop a mastery of the basic grammatical structures of the language, as well as awareness and understanding of the French and Francophone cultures. Upon completion of the unit, students are expected to reach the equivalent of A1.1. level of the Common European Framework for Languages in the four key skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
FRNC1602 Introductory French 2

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2x2hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC1601 or FRNC1611 Prohibitions: FRNC1612 Assessment: 1x class participation (10%), 1 x1000wd equivalent in class test (20%), 1x500wd equivalent group project (10%), 1 x1500wd final test (25%), 1x1000wd equivalent oral test (25%), 1x500wd equivalent online work (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
FRNC1602 Introductory French 2 is the continuation of FRNC1601 Introductory French 1. It is designed to further students' understanding of French and Francophone cultures, and strengthen their speaking, reading, writing and listening skills. Upon completion of the unit, students should reach the full A1 level of the Common European Framework for Languages.

2000 level units of study

Language
FRNC2603 Introductory French 3

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC1602 or HSC Beginners or HSC French Continuers below 80% or IB Ab Initio Grade 4-6 Prohibitions: 80% or higher in HSC Continuers or HSC Extension or FRNC1621 or FRNC2611 or FRNC2612 or FRNC2621 or FRNC2622 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 or FRNC1622 or FRNC2103 Assessment: 1x750wd equiv in-tutorial test 1 (20%), 1x1000wd equiv oral activity (20%), 1x500wd equiv oral test (15%), 1x750wd equiv in-class written composition (15%), 1x750wd equiv in-tutorial test 2 (20%), 3x short written compositions (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit follows FRNC1602. Students will consolidate their use of grammar points covered in FRNC1602, and extend their written and oral skills particularly in narration, through activities based on a series of authentic short written texts and audiovisual clips.
FRNC2604 Introductory French 4

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC2603 or FRNC2611 or FRNC2001 Prohibitions: FRNC1621 or FRNC1622 or FRNC2104 or FRNC2612 or FRNC2621 or FRNC2622 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2623 or FRNC2002 Assessment: 2x in-tutorial grammer tests (equiv to 1000wd)(35%), 1x in-tutorial writing test (equiv to 1000wd)(20%), 1x aural/oral assignment (equiv to 1500wd)(25%), 1x oral test (equiv to 1000wd)(20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit follows FRNC2603. It will focus on complex sentence construction (including reported speech) and on consolidating and developing strategies for speaking. Students will also be encouraged to reflect on what cross-cultural competence means by reading a series of short texts and conducting an information gathering exercise of their own on which they will later report.
FRNC2623 Senior French 5

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC1622 Prohibitions: FRNC2611 Assessment: 2xwritten tests in French (equivalent to 1500wds) (30%), 1xwritten tests in French (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1x30 minute aural test (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1x4-5 minute oral test in French (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), Tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This semester, students will focus on the notion of identity and identities in France: the symbols of the Republic, its cultural and ethnic minorities and its regional vs. urban identities. They will work more on register (situationally appropriate language), develop listening skills through listening to the news and develop French writing skills through an introduction to short Essay writing in French.
FRNC2624 Senior French 6

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC2623, or FRNC2611 with 80% or greater Prohibitions: FRNC2612 Assessment: 2xwritten tests in French (equivalent to 1500wds in English) (30%), 1xwritten tests in French (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1x20 minute Oral Presentation in French in French (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1x4-5 minute oral test in French (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), Tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit follows FRNC 2623 (see prerequisites). This semester, students will learn about the world of French literature and the arts and develop an understanding of some key cultural references. They will read and discuss a variety of short literary texts and in doing so, develop their vocabulary range and consolidate their knowledge of grammatical tenses. Essay-writing skills will be consolidated and students will work in teams on small projects to be presented to the class.
FRNC2625 Textes et Société 1: Identités en France

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC1602 Prohibitions: FRNC2002 or FRNC3002 or FRNC2627 Assessment: Participation (10%), 2x500wd equivalent online quizzes (10%), 1x3000wd equivalent group research work (40%), 1x2000wd equivalent essay (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is required for the major in the introductory language stream. We will study the development of French national and cultural identity in modern times, with an emphasis on the social transformations France has undergone in the twentieth century and the political challenges it confronts in redefining its role in Europe and the world. The unit will also develop reading, analytical and critical skills through close study of a variety of authentic texts.
FRNC2627 French Contemporary History and Culture

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC2604 or FRNC2002 or FRNC1622 Prohibitions: FRNC2625 or FRNC3002 or FRNC1602 Assessment: 1x participation (10%), 2x500wd equivalent online quizzes (10%), 1x3000wd equivalent group research work (40%), 1x2000wd equivalent essay (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is required for the major in the intermediate stream. It will introduce students to the study of French and Francophone contemporary history and social issues and the development of French national and cultural identity in modern times. The unit will also develop listening, reading, writing and analytical skills through close study of a variety of authentic audiovisual and written texts.
FRNC2633 Senior French 9

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x3hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC1632 or FRNC2622 or French Continuers (95+) Prohibitions: FRNC3621 or FRNC3631 or FRNC2303 or FRNC2304 or FRNC3625 Assessment: 1xwritten composition (equivalent to 2000wds) (35%), 1xwritten class test (equivalent to 1000wds) (30%), 1x15-minute group presentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (25%), Tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Prerequisites: IB Standard Level (Grade 7) or IB Higher Level (Grade 7) or French Continuers (Band 6) plus Extension (Band 4)
This unit is designed for advanced-level students (refer to prerequisites for further details). This unit will emphasise social relationships in France through looking at the world of work, current social and cultural debates, and the issue of social exclusion. It will consolidate oral and written communicative skills through language activities. Students will apply advanced linguistic skills to a range of authentic material drawn from written and audiovisual media and occasional literary sources.
Culture
FRNC2010 Franco / Asian Encounters

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr lecture/week Prerequisites: FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2628 Assessment: 1xResearch Presentation (equiv to 1000wds) (40%), 1x1000wd Weekly Reading Reflections (20%), 1x3000wd Research Project (20%), 1xVoice-over Powerpoint (equiv to 1000wds) (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit examines the cultural encounters between France and Vietnam. It first presents an overview of the French presence in Vietnam since the 1880's, with the creation of French protectorates, to the end of the colonial period in 1954. Class work will involve a research project on Vietnamese communities in Paris and in Sydney today.
FRNC2630 Diversity in the French Speaking World

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 26 hours online instruction and activities per semester Prerequisites: 12 Junior credit points in any of French Studies, European Studies, International and Global Studies Prohibitions: FRNC1631 OR FRNC2625 OR FRNC2627 Assessment: 7x100wd discussion board posts (14%), 4x200wd journal reflections (12%), 1x1200wd mini research project (20%), 1x2400wd major research project (40%), 1x oral presentation (10mins, equivalent to 900wds)(14%) Mode of delivery: Online
This online unit taught completely in English complements your French language studies, offering an overview of the cultural diversity in the French-speaking world. You will acquire the foundations of Francophone culture through modules designed around themes such as popular culture; race, gender and identity in the French diaspora; politics; history; literature; cinema; contemporary French society.
FRNC2656 French Sociolinguistics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625) Assessment: 1xtutorial presentation in French language equiv to 2000wds (30%), 2x written questionnaires in French language each equiv to 750 wds (10%), 1xannotated bibliography in French language equiv to 750 words (10%), 1xresearch based essay in French language equiv to 2500 words (40%), tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The focus of this unit of study is French language. It will familiarise you with the status and profile of the main varieties of French within and outside France as well as current issues in language policy in the French speaking world, while introducing you to key concepts such as register, linguistic variation (according to gender, age, social origin, etc.), or issues of multilingualism and diglossia. Through critical reading and practice, you will learn how to design, conduct and report research projects regarding French language.
FRNC2675 Nouveaux Médias et Francophonie

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar (some delivered online) Prerequisites: FRNC1632 or FRNC3002 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3633 or FRNC2626 or FRNC2628 Assessment: online posts and commentaries (equivalent to 1500wds) (30%), 1x2500wd group online presentation (35%), 1x2000wd individual research assignment (35%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
With the world dominance of Facebook, is there a role for French-speaking social media? This unit examines the social media phenomenon in France and Francophonie: its cultural specificities and unique development, its place in youth and minority cultures, its impact on the French language and social and political interactions, as well as its problematic relationship with French legislation. Online communications and the 'practice' of one of the main French language social media will be an important part of the course.
FRNC2680 French Popular Culture

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x 2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625) Prohibitions: FRNC3805 or FRNC3806 or FRNC3682 Assessment: 1x participation (10%), 1x10mins in French oral presentation (20%), 1x1750wd equivalent e-portfolio (25%), 1x3000wd equivalent e-portfolio analysis (essay) (45%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
What does 'Popular Culture' mean? In this unit we will examine the origins, definitions and distinctions of French and Francophone Popular Culture. By examining a wide variety of media, the elements that define and characterise popular culture will be viewed in their historical and socio-cultural environments. Popular culture's social, ideological and psychological roles, based on the studies of the theories of Barthes, Baudrillard, Bourdieu and Lipovetsky, will be analysed and discussed. This will lead to a more reflective understanding of culture.
FRNC2688 Nouvelles textualités

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625) Assessment: 1x15 minute Oral Presentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), 1x1500wd written task (20%), 1x3000wd Essay (50%), Tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study will examine the French literary field, its traditions and its innovations. The approach will be both literary and sociological. Major theoretical and cultural issues related to literature studies, such as the "death of the author", the emergence of new literary genres and textualities ("bandes dessinees", writers' blogs, fiction online) and the future of the book (literary agencies, creative writing workshops, awards and competitions) will be viewed in their socio-cultural environment.
FRNC2689 Le Polar à Paris

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2627) Assessment: participation (10%), 1x 15min oral presentation (30%), textual analysis (1x2000wd or 4x500wd)(50%), 5x online quiz (1000wd equiv)(10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
According to many scholars, the roots of the French "polar" that have influenced its development into a unique and popular literary genre are partially found in the American detective fiction of the interwar years, as well as in the 19th century French "roman populaire". This unit of study traces the history of the French detective fiction novel and the elements common to the genre. It exposes students to a variety of texts with a common setting: Paris. The unit addresses why the French capital has often been chosen as a setting for the genre, and how the representation of Paris varies from one "polar" to another.
FRNC2693 Le Quotidien: Writing the Daily

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625) Assessment: Reading journal equiv to 2000wds (30%), 1x15min tutorial presentation equiv 1500wds (30%), 1xessay equivalent to 2500wds (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will investigate the historical forms of daily writing in France, and how such forms have contributed
to the structuring of private and public identity. It will examine the links between technological innovation and the emergence of daily writing, and will concentrate in particular on the development of the private `journal' (diary) and the public `journal' (newspaper) in nineteenth-century France.

3000 level units of study

Language
FRNC3001 Advanced French 1

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: French Continuers 80% or more or French Continuers + Extension or IB Standard or Higher Level Assessment: 1x preparation and participation (15%), 1x900wd equivalent written test (15%), 1x1000wd equivalent group video project (15%), 1x10min pair oral presentation (15%), 1x300wd peer evaluation (10%), 3x250wd equivalent online grammar quiz (15%), 1x7min oral test (15%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Designed for students who have completed HSC Continuers or IB French, FRNC3001 will focus on consolidation of grammar, extension of vocabulary and development of communication skills. Students will be introduced to independent learning strategies essential for successful progression through French Studies at University of Sydney. An understanding of contemporary French society and culture will be enhanced through study of authentic written and audiovisual materials.
FRNC3002 Advanced French 2

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC3001 or FRNC1631 Prohibitions: FRNC1632 Assessment: 1x preparation and participation (15%), 2x1250wd writing task (50%), 2x250wd listening comprehension (20%), 1x7min (1,500 wd equivalent in English) oral presentation (15%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a continuation of the Semester 1 unit FRNC3001. FRNC3002 focuses on reinforcing aural, oral and written communication skills, consolidating essential university learning strategies introduced in Semester 1 (oral presentation, textual commentary) and introducing essay-writing structure and independent research techniques. Students will also build on literary analysis techniques introduced in Semester 1, this time through the study of a contemporary text in various forms.
FRNC3605 Introductory French 5

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC2604 or FRNC3624 or FRNC2002 Prohibitions: FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 Assessment: 2xequivalent to 1500wds in English written tests in French (30%), 1xequivalent to 1000wds in English written test in French (20%), 1xequivalent to 1000wds in English aural test (20%), 1xequivalent to 1000wds in English oral test in French (20%), tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
French cinema will be used to gain knowledge about French history and culture. Each film will involve studying vocabulary, translation, grammatical exercises, reading literary or cultural texts. Students will develop listening skills through listening to the news and develop writing skills through short essays in French.
FRNC3606 Introductory French 6

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC3605 Prohibitions: FRNC2623 or FRNC2624 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 Assessment: 2xequivalent to 1500wds in English written tests in French (30%), 1xequivalent to 1000wds in English written test in French (20%), 1xequivalent to 1000wds in English aural test (20%), 1xequivalent to 1000wds in English oral test in French (20%), tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This semester, students will learn about the world of French and Francophone literature and the arts and develop an understanding of some key cultural references. They will read and discuss a variety of short literary texts and in doing so, develop their vocabulary range and consolidate their knowledge of grammatical tenses. Essay-writing skills will be consolidated and students will work in teams on small projects to be presented to the class.
FRNC3633 Advanced French 3

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1hr tutorial/week, 1x1 tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC1632 or FRNC3002 or FRNC3606 or FRNC3624 Prohibitions: FRNC2633 or FRNC3625 Assessment: 1x5mins presentation (11%), 3x150wd online quizzes (9%), 1x15mins group presentation (35%), 1x2050wd equivalent essay (45%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Designed for advanced-level students, this unit will emphasise social relationships in France through looking at current social and cultural debates. It will consolidate oral and written communicative skills through language and cultural activities. Students will apply knowledge about France and the francophone world, as well as advanced linguistic skills to a range of authentic material drawn from written and audiovisual media and literary sources.
FRNC3634 Advanced French 4

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: FRNC3633 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3625 Prohibitions: FRNC3631 or FRNC2303 or FRNC2304 Assessment: 1x900wd oral presentation (20%), 1x video recording of news (2300wds) (40%), 4x225wd written exercises (20%), 1x400wd final written task (10%), participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit of study, students will develop further their oral and written skills, and their understanding of French culture. Emphasis will be placed on developing an argument with rigor and precision, and improving students' fluency, spontaneity and accuracy. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from written, audio-visual media and literary sources.
Culture
FRNC3644 Pédagogie du français langue étrangère

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2626 or FRNC2615 or FRNC2628 Prohibitions: FRNC2644 Assessment: 1x 2000wd research project (20%), 1x equivalent 1500wd oral presentation individual (20%), 1x equivalent to 500wd peer evaluation individual (10%), 1 long or 4 shortx 2000wds written textual analysis (40%), x seminar participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Introduces authentic French material for use in a foreign-language classroom setting. Cultural component includes textual analysis in a variety of political, historical and social contexts. From a practical perspective students develop research expertise and enhance their French communication skills
FRNC3653 French Translation

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625) Assessment: 1x participation (10%), 1x2100wd final project: porfolio (35%), 12x200wd weekly translations (40%), 3x500wd short commentaries (15%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
An investigation into the theory and practice of translation, from French into English, and English into French.Students will be required to undertake weekly exercises in translation and to build a translation portfolio with critical and analytical commentary.
FRNC3684 Récits de vie: Life Writing in French

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625) Prohibitions: FRNC3811 Assessment: 1x20min class presentation (30%), 2x750wd short written exercises (20%), 1x research essay (equivalent to 2500wds in English) (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Our life stories are never wholly our own. This course will focus on the various ways in which recent French life writing explores the boundaries between self and other, the individual and the collective, the personal and the social. Students will be familiarised with the development of autobiographical writing in France and introduced to recent autobiographical theory. They will be encouraged to dialogue with both autobiographical and theoretical texts through discussion and written exercises.
FRNC3690 French Political Cinema

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2x1hr seminar/week and film screening Prerequisites: FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625). Assessment: 1x2400wd presentation (30%), 1x3000wd research project (50%), 1x600wd peer assessment (10%), tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will focus on a type of filmmaking that shows political and social awareness by depicting sociopolitical events, contemporary social realities in France and issues of marginality and difference. It will consider the contexts in which various trends of political films have emerged, the influence of post-war film history and contemporary events. The unit will explore issues of cinematic representation of marginality, ethnicity, sexuality and difference. Film screenings are an integral part of the course.
FRNC3693 Intellectual Movements Since 1945

This unit of study is not available in 2020

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: (FRNC2633 or FRNC3633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3626 or FRNC3634) and any one of (FRNC2644, FRNC2651, FRNC2655, FRN2656, FRNC2657, FRNC2671, FRNC2675, FRNC2680, FRNC2681, FRNC2688, FRNC2689, FRNC2692, FRNC2693, FRNC3644, FRNC3684, FRN3690) Assessment: 1xTutorial presentation equivalent to 500wds (20%), 2x Research assignments equivalent to 2500wds each (60%), 1x500wd peer assessment (10%), Tutorial participation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study examines intellectual movements in France and Francophone countries since World War II, in particular existentialism, feminism, post-structuralism and postcolonialism, through the study of key French and Francophone texts and films.

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

FRNC3999 Interdisciplinary Impact

Credit points: 6 Session: Intensive December,Intensive July,Semester 1,Semester 2 Prerequisites: Completion of at least 90 credit points Prohibitions: Interdisciplinary Impact in another major Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Interdisciplinarity is a key skill in fostering agility in life and work. This unit provides learning experiences that build students' skills, knowledge and understanding of the application of their disciplinary background to interdisciplinary contexts. In this unit, students will work in teams and develop interdisciplinarity skills through problem-based learning projects responding to 'real world problems'.
FRNC3998 Industry and Community Project

Credit points: 6 Session: Intensive April,Intensive August,Intensive December,Intensive February,Intensive July,Intensive June,Intensive March,Intensive May,Intensive November,Intensive October,Intensive September,Semester 1,Semester 2 Corequisites: Interdisciplinary Impact in any major. Mode of delivery: Block mode
This unit is designed for third year students to undertake a project that allows them to work with one of the University's industry and community partners. Students will work in teams on a real-world problem provided by the partner. This experience will allow students to apply their academic skills and disciplinary knowledge to a real-world issue in an authentic and meaningful way.