• 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, Cultural Studies, History, Sociology, Asian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Simon Avenell
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2017
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This course is designed for students with high level advanced Japanese language competency. As a Japanese language course, it is primarily a readings course focusing on improving the students' ability to read authentic Japanese texts in the related areas. 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 Japanese law, international relations and/or economics. The focus and topics of the course may vary depending on the students’ interests and needs.
 
This course will be useful to students interested in translation, current Japanese politics and society issues, and careers involving Japan in the area of law, international relations and/or economics.
 

Learning Outcomes

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

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

- demonstrate basic empirical knowledge of law, international relations and/or economics.
- understand and speak about key concepts and issues of Japanese law, international relations and/or economics.
- read and understand Japanese texts on various issues in the relevant fields.
- write essays in Japanese on the relevant topics.

Other Information

Semester 2, 2017 topic --- ‘Survey of contemporary Japanese history’:

This course involves readings in contemporary Japanese history with a focus on the period after 1945. Students will engage in reading and extensive discussion on significant issues during the period. No previous knowledge of Japanese history is required.


Indicative Assessment

 

(1) two short translations (50%, ie 25% each), (2) one final translation (40%), and (3) classroom participation and preparation of in-class readings (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.

Workload

This course will be delivered in a seminar format (3 hours per week). The total workload for the course is 130 hours, including in class time and independent study.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with JPNS6025

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

Prescribed Texts

Course materials will be available on Wattle. 

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
2017 $2856
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Survey of contemporary Japanese history
9143 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Japanese Science and Technology
9859 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Japanese Society: Culture and History
10143 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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