700 Reasons: Reason #422

Reason: 422
Study of languages and related studies will normally include an extended period of residence abroad in a country where the language concerned is spoken, usually in the form of a study or work placement. The period of residence abroad - encourages intercultural awareness and capability, qualities of self-reliance and other transferable graduate skills
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (2002) Languages and Related Studies: Subject Benchmark Statements (Gloucester: QAA)
Related Keywords:
Autonomy, Experiential learning, HE (Higher Education sector), Intercultural competence, Personal and social development, Related subjects, Residence abroad, Study abroad, Work experience