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Undergraduate Programme
Japan Studies | Japanese Language | Postgraduate | Study in Japan

The Japanese Studies Major has two programmes of study:

Japan Studies
Japanese Language

Students should identify their particular programme in their second year of study.

Learning Outcomes
Students who have completed a BA programme in Japanese Studies should be able to:

- Analyze and think critically about issues in Japanese culture and society
- Demonstrate an interest in exploring specific topics in Japanese studies
- Articulate critical and creative views on Japan and the Japanese language and apply the ability to understand unfamiliar situations
- Demonstrate the ability to understand core problems related to Japan and the Japanese language as circulating in current international scholarly debates
- Use a cross-cultural perspective to compare Japanese and other societies
- Communicate in spoken and written Japanese about personal, social, cultural issues
- Communicate at both factual and abstract levels about issues in Japanese culture and society
- Use Japanese appropriately in formal and informal contexts
- Use Japanese fluently to express ideas, opinions and facts
- Demonstrate an understanding of how Japan and the Japanese language are connected with other societies and cultures


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