Japanese Studies

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

Japanese Studies Junior Intermediate

This pathway is suitable for HSC Japanese Continuers with a final mark of less than 70 or HSC Japanese Beginners with a final mark of 65.

Major

A major in the junior intermediate pathway for Japanese Studies requires 48 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(ii) 24 credit points of 3000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level culture units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in the junior intermediate pathway for Japanese Studies requires 36 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(ii) 24 credit points of 3000-level language units

2000-level units of study

Language
JPNS2611
Japanese 3
6    P 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
N JPNS1114 or JPNS2212 or 70% or greater in HSC Japanese Continuers
Semester 1
JPNS2612
Japanese 4
6    P JPNS1114 or JPNS2212 or JPNS2611
N JPNS1124 or JPNS2222
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Language
JPNS3611
Japanese 5
6    P JPNS2612 or HSC continuers 70 and above or HSC extension less than 75
N HSC Japanese extension more than 70
Semester 1
JPNS3612
Japanese 6
6    P JPNS3611
N JPNS3621
Semester 2
JPNS3621
Japanese 7
6    P JPNS1123 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622 or HSC continuers 90 and above or HSC extension 70 and aboveor JPNS3612
N JPNS2301
Semester 1
JPNS3622
Japanese 8
6    P JPNS3621 or JPNS2301
N JPNS2302
Semester 2
Culture
JPNS3002
Historical Texts and Cultures of Japan
6    P JPNS1123 or JPNS1125 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622
Semester 1
JPNS3633
Syntax and Translation
6    P JPNS2622 or JPNS3611or JPNS3621
Semester 1
JPNS3650
Japanese Language and Identity
6    P JPNS2612 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Japanese Studies
N JPNS2671 or JPNS3621 or JPNS3622 or JPNS3631 or JPNS3632
Semester 2
JPNS3673
Japanese Society

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P JPNS2223 or JPNS1123 or JPNS2622 or JPNS1125 or JPNS3611 or JPNS3621 or 12 credit points each at 2000 level in either Japanese Studies or Asian Studies
N JPNS3314
Semester 2
JPNS3676
Monsters and Ghosts: Japanese Fantasy and SF

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P JPNS1123 or JPNS1125 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622
Semester 1

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.
JPNS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
JPNS3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2