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The purpose of this course is to prepare students to, on the one hand, conduct research using Japanese materials and, on the other hand, for the work environment through practical training in writing, communicating and giving spoken presentations in Japanese. In addition, the course aims to provide some 'authentic,' real-life experience in using Japanese, and to build community links, through engagement with the Japanese Community/Community of Practice and Learning Community. Students will be given the opportunity to further develop their communicative competence and a variety of other skills through project work. JAPA 317 will build upon the prerequisite courses, JAPA 326 Advancing Japanese B and JAPA305 Japanese Language 3.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Subject to approval of the Programme Head.
Please note that the timetable has not been finalised.
Scheduled days and times will be confirmed, following review, on 5th November.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $1,597.00
International fee $7,200.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Language, Social and Political Sciences