JAPA414-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Advanced Japanese Language A

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


The purpose of this course is to prepare students to conduct research using Japanese materials. It will build upon the prerequisite 300-level course. On successful completion of JAPA414, the student should be able to read, comprehend, and summarise articles on various topics in standard modern Japanese.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

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.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


JAPA326 with at least a B pass, or
ARA course BLJA702 with at least a B pass, and subject to approval of the Programme Director.


JAPA317, JAPA407

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Alistair Swale


Masayoshi Ogino


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignments (4) 28%
Participation & Engagement 10%
Short essay 20%
Project 42% Product 30% Facebook tasks 3% In-class presentations 4% Reflection report 5%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $952.00

* 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 .

All JAPA414 Occurrences

  • JAPA414-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021