• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Extensive reading in contemporary Japanese texts on social, religious, historical, and cultural themes, and discussion of issues raised. No English translation involved. Essays in Japanese will be required.

Learning Outcomes

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

On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to be able to read texts related to Japanese culture, society, tradition and philosophy as well as Japanese people, their psychology and way of life on their own with dictionaries.  Anyone who wants to read about Japanese society and people written by native Japanese should feel confident to read them deeply and comprehensively.  All classes are in a seminar format and are entirely conducted in Japanese.

Indicative Assessment

Two presentations (totaling 30 %), two oral exams (totaling 30%), two summaries of the reading texts (totaling 20%), an annotated bibliography (10%) and self-assessment (totaling 10%).

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Workload

Three hours per week

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.

Prescribed Texts

Photocopied materials will be provided

Majors

Minors

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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