LaTrobe-Study Abroad Spain

Subject 922-015 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Four hours per day intensive language course in Spain for four weeks and compulsory cultural excursions
Total Time Commitment: Total of 8.5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Spanish 1 and approval of the subject coordinator.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Ana Maria Ducasse

Subject Overview: The Spanish study abroad program is run under the auspices of the Prince of Asturias program. Students undertake an intensive four-week language and cultural immersion program in Spain under agreements negotiated with the Complutense University of Madrid. Students are responsible for their own travel and accommodation.
  • have improved their accent, fluency, vocabulary and cultural knowledge of Spain with first hand experience.
Assessment: Course and assessment taught by the Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Oral/aural work totalling 1500 words 35%, tests, quizzes, translations, grammar exercises totalling 3500 words 65% (due throughout the 4 weeks)
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • enhanced analytical skills;
  • enhanced observational skills;
  • enhanced communication skills.
  • enhanced critical skills.
Notes: Special enrolment arrangements apply. Students must contact the Faculty of Arts Office for application forms and further details.

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