• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Science
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
Advanced Readings in Science and Technology (JPNS6125)
This course will focus on reading texts in Japanese about science and technology.  This course serves two purposes.  First, it fills a role as a Japanese language course between the advanced group stage and the independent research stage.  Second, it allows substantive investigation into the discipline and issues of scientific, technical and technological documents in Japanese.     

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the conclusion of this course, students should be familiar with the appropriate Japanese language tools necessary for science and technology reading and for writing research essays in Japanese 

Indicative Assessment

 

Four comprehension assignments per semester (40%, i.e., 10% each); Mid-term Take-home exam (20%); Final Take-home exam: Summary in Japanese, comprehension and translation into English (30%) and self-assessment (10%).     

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Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1218
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2298
2008 $2592
2009 $2670
2010 $2718
2011 $2778
2012 $2808
2013 $2808
2014 $2808
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3402
2004 $3816
2005 $3816
2006 $3816
2007 $3816
2008 $3816
2009 $3816
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3942
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

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