Knowledge of European languages and an insight into European cultures are as important as ever for participating in international trade and affaires. As New Zealand’s trade and tourism relations with Europe continue to grow, a degree in European languages and cultures is likely to prove particularly attractive.
Besides acquiring invaluable skills in French, German, Russian or
Spanish, students will gain a pan-European view of European culture.
In addition to getting acquainted with the diversity of languages in
Europe today, students can choose to focus their study on particular
aspects of European culture and society.
The BA in European Languages and Cultures is comprised of courses chosen exclusively from the EULC programme and the European language programmes, supplemented with courses with a significant European content chosen from various other subjects. Detailed requirements for the degree are listed below. Students are welcome to seek advice on course selection.
Students intending to complete the BA with a major in European Languages and Cultures must be credited with at least 154 points from EULC, FREN, GRMN, RUSS or SPAN or other courses with significant European content, as shown below.
In addition to the requirements
below, the programme of study must include at least 36 points
in European language courses and at least a further 36 points
from the FREN, GRMN, ITAL, RUSS or SPAN programmes.
Students who can demonstrate proficiency in a European language
may be exempted from the requirement for 36 points in a European
|100-level||Required: 54 points from EULC, FREN, GRMN, RUSS or SPAN courses or other courses with significant European content (listed below).|
|200-level||Required: 44 points from EULC, FREN, GRMN, RUSS or SPAN courses or other courses with significant European content (listed below).|
Required: EULC 302 or EULC 303, and a further 28 points from EULC, FREN, GRMN, RUSS or SPAN courses.
|Courses with significant European content, include: ARTH 103, ARTH 107, ARTH 202, ARTH 209, ARTH 306, CLAS 111, CLAS 112, ENGL 201, ENGL 214, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 303, ENGL 308, ENGL 314, EURO 201, HIST 122, HIST 239, HIST 253, HIST 254, HIST 274, HIST 277, HIST 281, HIST 339, HIST 357, HIST 369, HIST 373, HIST 380, PHIL 310, RELS 229.|
|Students intending to complete the BA with a minor in European Languages and Cultures must be credited with at least 80 points in European Languages and Cultures, FREN, GRMN, RUSS or SPAN courses or other courses with significant European content, which must include at least 44 points at 200 level or above.|
- Undergraduate EULC courses
- Undergraduate FREN courses
- Undergraduate GRMN courses
- Undergraduate RUSS courses
- Undergraduate SPAN courses
- Course Advice
The EULC courses are taught by staff members of the French, German
and Russian Programmes. Please see the individual courses for details.
The Programme Coordinator is Prof. Henrietta Mondry.