• 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

Extensive reading in contemporary Japanese texts on social, religious, historical and cultural themes, and discussion of issues raised. No English traslation 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.

Other Information

Prerequisites: Year-in-Japan (JPNS3550) or permission of the Program convener.

 

Delivery Mode:

On Campus

Indicative Assessment

Two 1,200-ji (characters) summaries of the reading texts in Japanese 20%; one annotated bibliography 10%; two oral presentations based on the reading texts 30%; two half an hour oral interviews with the instructor 30%; self-assessment 10%.

 

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Workload

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

Specialisations

Fees

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

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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 $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

There are no current offerings for this course.

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