Postgraduate Japanese B

Subject JAPN90003 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Depending on the outcome of the placement test either 2 - 4 hours per week or regular meetings with supervisor.
Total Time Commitment:

2-4 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8-10 hours per week.


Admission into Honours or Postgraduate Diploma (Japanese).



Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Dr Ikuko Nakane

Subject Overview:

This is a language subject for postgraduate students in Japanese. The level of study, content, and assessment in the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing and/or consultation with the students. Students will either be placed in an appropriate stream of language study. a customised course of study. or if deemed necessary they will be recommended to take alternative subjects from other Schools that would be significantly relevant to their thesis research.

Learning Outcomes:
  • 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.

To be determined by the coordinator after placement test.

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Recommended 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.


Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Japanese

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