European Studies

Please note: Information on this page relates to the 2015 academic year unless otherwise specified.

This subject is taught by the School of Languages and Cultures.


No new intake

There is no new intake into the European Studies major from 2012. Contact the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences' Student and Academic Services Office for advice on completing your major requirements.

Overview

Courses in European Studies provide students with a unique insight into aspects of the society, institutions, culture and languages of Europe. European Studies in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) gives students an excellent appreciation and understanding of the development of contemporary Europe and the way in which this process manifested itself.

Undergraduate information

European studies major requirements

  1. EURO 101, EURO 301*
  2. 40 points from European language courses (French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish) at an appropriate level for the student, taking into account any prior knowledge
  3. 60 further points from FREN, GERM, GREE, ITAL, LATI, SPAN or approved courses at 200/300 level with significant European content, at least 20 points of which must be at 300 level

*Please note: EURO 301 is not offered in 2015 and there is no new intake into this major in 2015.

How to find out more

Contact the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences' Student and Academic Services Office for information on admission, qualifications and courses, course advice and selection criteria, exemptions and prerequisites.

European Studies courses are taught within the School of Languages and Cultures. The School Office is located in Room 610, von Zedlitz Building, Kelburn campus.

Contact the School for more information, tel: 04-463 5293, email: slc@vuw.ac.nz.

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List of courses

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