Postgraduate Japanese A

Subject 110-494 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week , 8 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Japanese 2B
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Jun Ohashi


Dr Jun Ohashi
Subject Overview: This subject will consist of two parts. The first part is a program of instruction in communicative language use; the second is a READING course and series of seminars on the use of Japanese language materials for research purposes. The level of study, content, and ASSESS in the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing. The READING course will provide students with extra training in the READING skills needed for postgraduate research, and resource skills in the use of a range of Western and Japanese-language dictionaries, reference works, bibliographies, and electronic databases.
  • gain advanced strategies for communicating in Japanese;
  • gain advanced comprehension strategies and skills for reading and listening to Japanese;
  • have research skills for obtaining necessary information from varied resources to assist writing Japanese;
  • show a capacity to manage competing demands on time, including self-directed project work.
Assessment: To be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing.
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion.
Notes: Previously available as 110-526 Postgraduate Japanese A. Students who have completed 110-526 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Related Course(s): Master of Arts (Asian Societies)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Asian Studies

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