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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedOverseas First semester 2011 (Off-campus Day)
Overseas Second semester 2011 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Marisa Cordella


Previously coded SPN3311


This unit will allow students to undertake a subject in the domain of Spanish or Latin American Studies in a university with which Monash University has an exchange agreement. On completion students will have expanded their understanding and knowledge of the Spanish and/or Latin American culture by studying a unit in the area of linguistics, cinema and/or contemporary literature.


Students completing this unit should have gained a comprehensive understanding of Spanish and/or Latin American culture by studying in one of the approved institutions and living in an Hispanic environment for a length of time. Students should have succeeded in following the lectures and tutorials in Spanish in the overseas university. Students should have developed a higher level of independence in their studies leading to critical thinking and analytical skills.


Students are required to enrol in a semester-length unit, fulfil attendance and assessment requirements as specified by the host institution for the study of a unit equivalent to a Monash University 6 credit points.

Chief examiner(s)

Marisa Cordella Masini

Contact hours

Equivalent to a Monash University 6 credit points

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Spanish and Latin American studies


A result of 75% or more in units completed in Spanish and successful completion of ATS2194, ATS2196 or special permission from the unit co-ordinator.