Study abroad in French

We encourage you to study overseas, and you can do this in a number of ways.

If you are in your second, third or postgraduate year of study, you can take language and culture courses in a French-speaking country (for a minimum of sixty hours of taught classes) under the French Study Abroad courses FRENCH 277, 278, 377 and 378.
 

Stage II French Study Abroad

To be eligible for Stage II French Study Abroad courses you must have:

  • a minimum B pass grade in FRENCH 102

or

  • a minimum B pass grade in FRENCH 203.

Please read the General Information and Guidelines on the course websites FRENCH 277, 278.

Stage III French Study Abroad

To be eligible for Stage III French Study Abroad courses you must have:

  • a minimum B grade in FRENCH 204 or any Stage II non-language course taught and assessed in French

or

  • a minimum B grade in FRENCH 304 or any Stage III non-language course taught and assessed in French

Please read the General Information and Guidelines on the course websites FRENCH 377, 378.

Your proposed course must be approved, by the Study Abroad Adviser prior to your enrolment and departure. It is therefore essential that you contact the Study Abroad Adviser well in advance, provide documentation, obtain approval and complete the Study Abroad Application Form.

December-January Intensive Language and Culture Course in France

For Study Abroad students wishing to spend a month in Metropolitan France, we are delighted to recommend the CAVILAM/CPEDERF course. This annual 28 day language and culture course has been held in France for almost 30 years now, to the delight of students of French from universities around NZ and Australia. See the website and the attached files for details.

Find out more.

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CPEDERF/CAVILAM information
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University of New Caledonia French Summer School

We also recommend the successful University of New Caledonia (UNC) French Summer School run by the UNC since 2008 and which aims at promoting French language and culture. The UNC French Summer School runs for three weeks from 20 November to 9 December 2017.

The very intensive curriculum, which totals 56 hours, includes the following components: writing workshops, phonetic, pronunciation and oral expression, oral and written practice, conference sessions on themes related to New Caledonia, cultural activities and outings.

We have a limited number of places and are now calling for applications (full information and application form available in PDF files below). Successful applicants will organise and pay for their own travel and insurance. Proof of purchase must be supplied before enrolment can be confirmed. The cost of the course includes airport transfers in New Caledonia, full accommodation and cultural activities.

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UNC-UOA information
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UNC-UOA application form
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