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French Advanced

Bachelors of Commerce / Arts

The French language is one of the most widely spoken and fastest growing languages in the world today, with 76 million native speakers and 235 million who use it daily.

By studying French Advanced you will reach an 'Independent User' B2 level on the Common European Framework of Reference, allowing you to communicate in detail on a broad range of subjects, express opinions and debate choices.

You will also acquire detailed knowledge of French-speaking cultures.

The French Advanced major is for students who have completed substantial French study. If you have no previous knowledge of French, the French major is for you.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2024

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • French language teacher
  • French translator/interpreter
  • Head of languages
  • Language program manager
  • Foreign language analyst
  • Tourism consultant

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Second Language Learning
  • Francophone Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Debates in French
  • Cognitive and Social Aspects of Bilingualism

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