French and Francophone Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

French and Francophone Studies

The rules below are for the introductory language acquisition pathway. Please see the Subject Area page on the left for information on how to achieve the major at a higher level.

Major

A major in French and Francophone Studies requires 48 credit from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units *
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in in French and Francophone Studies requires 36 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units *
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level language units
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement.

1000 level units of study

FRNC1601
Introductory French 1
6    N 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 IB standard or IB ab initio.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Summer Main
FRNC1602
Introductory French 2
6    P FRNC1601 or FRNC1611
N FRNC1612
Intensive February
Semester 2
FRNC1621
Junior French 3 (Intermediate)

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P HSC French Beginners; or HSC French Continuers below 80%; or IB Ab Initio Grade 4-6
N 75% or higher in HSC Continuers; or HSC Extension, FRNC1201 or FRNC1611 or FRNC1612
Semester 1
FRNC1622
Junior French 4 (Intermediate)

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1621 or FRNC1611
N FRNC1202 or FRNC1631
Semester 2
FRNC1631
Junior French 5 (Advanced)

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P French Continuers (80-94%) or (French Continuers + Extension (less than Band 6 Continuers and less than Band 4 Extension) or IB Standard or Higher Level (Grade 4-6)


Students who have achieved 95+ in French Continuers or (90+ in French Continuers and 45+ in French Extension) or (Grade 7 in IB Standard French) or (IBHigher level French (Grade 6-7)) should enrol in FRNC2633
Semester 1
FRNC1632
Junior French 6 (Advanced)

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1631 or FRNC1301
N FRNC1612 or FRNC1622 or FRNC1102 or FRNC1202 or FRNC1302 or FRNC1501
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Language
FRNC2001
Intermediate French 1
6    P HSC French Beginners or HSC French Continuers below 80% or IB Ab Initio Grade 4-6
N 80% or higher in HSC Continuers or HSC Extension or FRNC1621
Semester 1
FRNC2002
Intermediate French 2
6    P FRNC2001 or FRNC1621
N FRNC3631 or FRNC3623 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 or FRNC1622
Semester 2
FRNC2603
Introductory French 3
6    P FRNC1602 or FRNC1612 or FRNC1102
N FRNC2611 or FRNC2612 or FRNC2621 or FRNC2622 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 or FRNC1622 or FRNC2103 or HSC French Continuers
Intensive July
Semester 1
FRNC2604
Introductory French 4
6    P FRNC2603 or FRNC2611
N FRNC1621 or FRNC1622 or FRNC2104 or FRNC2612 or FRNC2621 or FRNC2622 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2623 or FRNC2611 with 65% or greater, or HSC French Continuers
Intensive December
Semester 2
FRNC2623
Senior French 5

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1622
N FRNC2611
Semester 1
FRNC2624
Senior French 6

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC2623, or FRNC2611 with 80% or greater
N FRNC2612
Semester 2
FRNC2633
Senior French 9

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1632 or FRNC2622 or French Continuers (95+)
N FRNC3621 or FRNC3631 or FRNC2303 or FRNC2304 or FRNC3625


Prerequisites: IB Standard Level (Grade 7) or IB Higher Level (Grade 7) or French Continuers (Band 6) plus Extension (Band 4)
Semester 1
Culture
FRNC2010
Franco / Asian Encounters

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2628
Semester 1
FRNC2625
Textes et Société 1: Identités en France
6    P FRNC1602
N FRNC2002 or FRNC3002 or FRNC2627
Semester 1
FRNC2626
Textes et Société 2: Littérature

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC2625
C FRNC2604
N FRNC2615
Semester 2
FRNC2627
French Contemporary History and Culture
6    P FRNC2002 or FRNC1622
N FRNC2625 or FRNC3002 or FRNC1602
Semester 1
FRNC2628
French Contemporary Text and Culture

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC2627 and FRNC2623
N FRNC2614 or FRNC2615
Semester 2
FRNC2630
Diversity in the French Speaking World
6    P 12 Junior credit points in any of French Studies, European Studies, International and Global Studies
N FRNC1631 OR FRNC2625 OR FRNC2627
Semester 2
FRNC2656
French Sociolinguistics
6    P FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625)
N FRNC3634 or FRNC3631 or FRNC3655
Semester 1
FRNC2675
Nouveaux Médias et Francophonie
6    P FRNC1632 or FRNC3002 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3633 or FRNC2626 or FRNC2628
Semester 1
FRNC2680
French Popular Culture

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2626 or FRNC2615 or FRNC2628
N FRNC3805 or FRNC3806 or FRNC3682
Semester 2
FRNC2681
French Narrative Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1632
N FRNC2802
Semester 2
FRNC2688
Nouvelles textualités
6    P FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625)
Semester 2
FRNC2689
Le Polar à Paris
6    P FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2627)
Semester 2
FRNC2693
Le Quotidien: Writing the Daily

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2626 or FRNC2615 or FRNC2628
Semester 1
ICLS2111
Essentials of Language Learning
6    P 12 Junior credit points or 12 credit points at 1000 level in ICLS

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1

3000 level units of study

Language
FRNC3001
Advanced French 1
6    P French Continuers 80% or more or French Continuers + Extension or IB Standard or Higher Level
Semester 1
FRNC3002
Advanced French 2
6    P FRNC3001 or FRNC1631
N FRNC1632
Semester 2
FRNC3605
Introductory French 5
6    P FRNC2604
N FRNC2623 or FRNC2624 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2623
Intensive January
Semester 1
FRNC3606
Introductory French 6
6    P FRNC3605
N FRNC2623 or FRNC2624 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632
Intensive February
Semester 2
FRNC3623
Intermediate French 3
6    P FRNC1622 or FRNC2002
N FRNC2623
Semester 1
FRNC3624
Intermediate French 4
6    P FRNC3623 or FRNC2623
N FRNC2624 or FRNC2611 or FRNC2612
Semester 2
FRNC3625
Intermediate French 5
6    P FRNC3624 or FRNC2624
Semester 1
FRNC3626
Intermediate French 6
6    P FRNC3625
Semester 2
FRNC3633
Advanced French 3
6    P FRNC1632 or FRNC3002
N FRNC2633
Semester 1
FRNC3634
Advanced French 4
6    P FRNC3633 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3625
N FRNC3631 or FRNC2303 or FRNC2304
Semester 1
Culture
FRNC3684
Récits de vie: Life Writing in French
6    P FRNC3002 or FRNC3633 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or (FRNC3626 and FRNC2627) or (FRNC3606 and FRNC2625)
N FRNC3811
Semester 1
FRNC3644
Pédagogie du français langue étrangère

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC3002 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC2626 or FRNC2615 or FRNC2628
N FRNC2644
Semester 1
FRNC3690
French Political Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3626
Semester 2
FRNC3693
Intellectual Movements Since 1945
6    P (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)
Semester 2
In country
FRNC3801
French In-Country Study A

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

FRNC3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level in French and Francophone Studies
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2
FRNC3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in French and Francophone Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level selective
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level core thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

FRNC4113
Theories and Methods in French Studies
6      Semester 1

Honours French units of study

FRNC4114
Research Topics in French Studies
6      Semester 2

Honours thesis units of study

FRNC4111
French Studies Honours Thesis 1
18      Semester 1
Semester 2
FRNC4112
French Studies Honours Thesis 2
18      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in French and Francophone Studies are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.