Culture, Literature and Language

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Culture, Literature and Language

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Indigenous Languages, Literature, Modern Languages, Pacific Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LL271 and LL272

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course is intended to offer an in-depth study of Indian culture and is not designed exclusively for students of literature and language. The course will involve explorations of the relationships between language, literature and cultural values and influences, with specific reference to Fiji Island societies. Comparisons will be made between cultural value inherent in the language(s) used and the influences from other cultures both within and outside Fiji.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.