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Japanese (From Introductory) Major


Explores all aspects of the Japanese language and concentrates on developing practical communicative competence in Japanese.

This major is suitable for complete beginners of Japanese and covers a wide range of topics, including Japanese Media and Japanese Society. Interactive face-to-face classroom activities are combined with Computer Assisted Language Learning. Students even get to have real-time communication with Japanese people on chat line as part of the major. The Japanese exchange programs also enable students to explore both modern and traditional Japan by studying at one of the exchange partner universities.

Special entry requirements

Native speakers of Japanese who have completed their compulsory education in Japan and/or in a Japanese educational institution overseas (i.e., six years at primary and three years at junior high school) are not eligible to enrol in a Japanese major or minor.





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Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
JLS1101Japanese (Introductory 1)15
JLS1102Japanese (Introductory 2)15
JLS2201Japanese (Intermediate 1)15
JLS2202Japanese (Intermediate 2)15
JLS2203Japanese (Intermediate 3)15
JLS2204Japanese (Intermediate 4)15
JLS3403Japanese (IT Applications in Communication)15
JLS2326Japanese (Society)15

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This Major can be studied in the following courses

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