• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

These courses are mainly for postgraduate and Honours students on an individual guidance basis.  Students may choose any relevant reading materials to their thesis and read them through with an instructor.  When there are a few students in class, the same reading materials may be chosen by them to read together in one class per week.  All classes are entirely conducted in Japanese.


Learning Outcomes

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

This course draws on pre-modern, modern or contemporary materials, as appropriate with a view to developing students' research and bibliographic skills in advanced studies in the humanities and social sciences.

Other Information

Delivery Mode:

On Campus

Indicative Assessment

Mid-term take-home examination (summary in Japanese; Japanese to English translation; comprehension questions; and Kanji reading) 40%; final take-home examination (summary in Japanese; Japanese to English translation; comprehension questions; and Kanji reading) 50%; and self-assessment 10%.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.


Students can expect to spend 10 hours per week on this course inclusive of class contact hours.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed JPNS6018 and JPNS6112. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed JPNS3019

Prescribed Texts

Materials will be selected after consultation between the lecturer and each student.



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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

ANU utilises MyTimetable to enable students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time. Find out more on the Timetable webpage.

There are no current offerings for this course.

Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration / Page Contact: Website Administrator / Frequently Asked Questions