Improve your understanding of French Pacific and Kanak cultures while increasing your language proficiency in Noumea. 

Throughout the program, you will stay in a homestay with a local family and participate in a variety of cultural activities throughout Noumea with CIS Australia.

Field of Study

  • French Language

More information regarding the program can be found in the Electronic Course Profile

Credit Equivalent 

2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if the course is successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Information Session

Find out more about the Intensive French in New Caledonia program by coming to the Information Session!

  • Thursday, 03 August
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Forgan Smith (Bldg 01), Room E303

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the following additional program criteria:

  • This program is open to students who have obtained a minimum GPA of 5.0 in FREN2010 in 2016 or 2017 (or equivalent standard of French to be established by the School of Languages & Cultures), as well as students who have successfully completed FREN2020, FREN3111, FREN3112 or FREN3113 in 2016 or 2017 with no additional French language courses beyond FREN3113 before commencing the New Caledonia Program.

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The tuition fee is approximately $4,149 AUD. Costs include accommodation, tuition, and excursions. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

More information regarding the program fees can be found in the Electronic Course Profile


Homestay accommodation is included in the program fee. More information regarding accommodation can be found in the Electronic Course Profile

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 September 2017
Host: TBC

Program Dates

Start: 14 January 2018
End: 03 February 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Noumea, New Caledonia
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only