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Japanese Studies

Introductory unit of study table (Table A)

This pathway is suitable for complete beginners or students with very little language experience.

Major

A major in the introductory pathway for Japanese Studies requires 48 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units *
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement.

Minor

A minor in the introductory pathway for Japanese Studies requires 36 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level language units
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000 level units of study

Language
JPNS1611
Japanese 1
6 HSC Japanese Continuers or HSC Japanese Beginners or HSC Japanese Background Speakers or JPNS1113 or JPNS1114 or JPNS1111 or HSC Japanese Extension
JPNS1612
Japanese 2
6 JPNS1111 or JPNS1611
JPNS1112 or JPNS1123 or JPNS1124 or JPNS1125 or JPNS1121

2000 level units of study

Language
JPNS2611
Japanese 3
6 HSC Japanese Continuers with a final mark of less than 70% or HSC Japanese Beginners with a final mark of 65% or more or JPNS1121 or JPNS1612
JPNS1114 or JPNS2212 or 70% or greater in HSC Japanese Continuers
JPNS2612
Japanese 4
6 JPNS1114 or JPNS2212 or JPNS2611
JPNS1124 or JPNS2222
Culture
JPNS2670
Introduction to Japanese Literature
6 N JPNS3621 or JPNS3622 or JPNS3631 or JPNS3632
P JPNS2612
JPNS2671
Performing Japanese
6 JPNS1612
JPNS2612 or JPNS3611 or JPNS3621 or JPNS3631
JPNS2672
Japanese Media and Popular Culture

6 P JPNS2612
N JPNS3621 or JPNS3631
ASNS2672
Japan in East Asia

6 12 credit points at 1000 level
ICLS2635
Science Fiction: The Future is Now
6 P 12 credit points at 1000 level from ICLS or English or Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000, 2000 or 3000 level from Arabic Language and Cultures or Chinese Studies or French and Francophone Studies or Germanic Studies or Modern Hebrew or Indonesian Studies or Italian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studies or Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies or Spanish and Latin American Studies

3000 level units of study

Language
JPNS3611
Japanese 5
6 JPNS2612 or HSC continuers 70 and above or HSC extension less than 75
HSC Japanese extension more than 70
JPNS3612
Japanese 6
6 JPNS3611
JPNS3621

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6 Completion of at least 90 credit points
FASS3333
Industry or Community Project
6 C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
P 72 credit points