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Field of Study

French

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Continue your studies of one of the world’s major diplomatic languages by developing your speaking and reading skills to an advanced level.

Compulsory courses focus on advanced language skills, including analysing and practising academic writing in French, and your choice of applied linguistics or cultural studies.

You'll complete an honours thesis, which focuses on researching and producing a dissertation. This project will require you to form a reading list, write an annotated bibliography, and define a research topic and methodology.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • French translator/interpreter
  • International marketing specialist
  • Foreign media correspondent
  • Intelligence officer
  • French language teacher
  • International business translator/interpreter

How you'll learn

In 2022, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Advanced French Language Skills
  • General Research Methods
  • Special Topics in French Language Studies
  • Concepts in Applied Linguistics

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