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Japanese (From Post-ATAR) Major


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

The major offers a wide range of topics, including Japanese Media, Japanese Society, Japanese Trade, Japanese Arts and Japanese Science and Technology. Students even get the opportunity to have real time communication with Japanese people on chat lines. The Japanese exchange programs also enable students to explore both modern and traditional Japan by studying at one of our exchange partner universities.

Special entry requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate satisfactory performance in Year 12 ATAR Japanese: Second Language, or demonstrate equivalent language skills in Japanese . 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 this major.





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South West (Bunbury)


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Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply an international perspective and a global outlook to industry.(13)
  2. Apply creative thinking and innovation to generate and evaluate complex ideas and provide sustainable solutions to contemporary challenges. (10,11)
  3. Collaborate in team project settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes. (9)
  4. Demonstrate cross-cultural awareness, including cultural competence in a range of professional contexts (12)
  5. Obtain, analyse and interpret information using trans literacy skills, including technology, information literacy and numeracy proficiency. (8)


Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
JLS2203Japanese (Intermediate 3)15
JLS2204Japanese (Intermediate 4)15
JLS3403Japanese (IT Applications in Communication)15
JLS2326Japanese (Society)15
Plus 4 units from:
JLS3457 ^Japanese (The Arts)15
JLS3437 ^Japanese (Life and the Environment)15
JLS3447 ^Japanese (Science and Technology)15
JLS3487 ^Japanese (Travel and Trade)15
JLS3497 ^Japanese (Media)15
Note: Students may, with the Unit set Coordinators approval, substitute 1 of the units above with the following unit:
JLS2375 ^Japanese Study Abroad15

^ Core Option

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This Major can be studied in the following courses


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