Modern Language Studies
Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2013 academic year unless otherwise specified.
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This subject is taught by the School of Languages and Cultures.
Foreign language competence, an awareness of cultures and an understanding of the structure of language itself is a compelling combination of skills that will make you attractive to many employers.
Modern Language Studies at Victoria combines study of a modern language with courses in Linguistics to provide a comprehensive language package. You can study Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Māori, Samoan or Spanish - whichever inspires you the most. Through Victoria's supportive and well-designed courses, you will soon be speaking and writing the language you want.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA) with a major in Modern Language Studies is the doorway into new and fascinating cultures, and provides an entrée to a variety of interesting careers.
BA Major requirements
- Either CHIN 101, 102 or FREN 112, 113 or GERM 103, 104, or ITAL 114, 115 or JAPA 111, 112 or MAOR 101, 102 or SAMO 101, 102 or SPAN 111, 112
- Either CHIN 211, 212 or FREN 115, 116 or GERM 217, 218 or ITAL 215, 216 or JAPA 115, 116 or MAOR 111, 112 or SAMO 201, 202 or SPAN 215, 216
- Either CHIN 311, 312 or FREN 215, 216 or GERM 315, 316 or 320, 321 or ITAL 315, 316 or JAPA 202, 203 or MAOR 211, 221 or SAMO 301, 302 or SPAN 315, 316
- 40 points from LING 200-399
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Modern Language Studies courses are taught within the School of Languages and Cultures.
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