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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 SPN3312


This unit will explore and elaborate further the knowledge acquired on Campus in the areas of cultural studies, linguistics, cinema and/or contemporary literature. On completion of this unit students will have improved their overall linguistic skills in Spanish with special reference to language for higher study.


  1. At the end of SPN 3312 students 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.
  2. Students should be able to follow the lectures and take notes fully in Spanish. Their contribution in tutorials should demonstrate their advanced language skills and their critical thinking.
  3. Students should have developed a level of independence in learning and analytical skills equipping them to further their studies in Spanish or Latin America Studies.


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.