Japanese Studies

Semester 2 2020 unit of study availability

Some Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences units of study originally intended to run in Semester 2, 2020 are no longer available.

A full and up-to-date list of units of study available in Semester 2, 2020 from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, can be found on this webpage.
 

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

Japanese Studies Introductory

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

Major

A major in the introductory pathwat 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.

1000-level units of study

Language
JPNS1611
Japanese 1
6    N HSC Japanese Continuers or HSC Japanese Beginners or HSC Japanese Background Speakers or JPNS1113 or JPNS1114 or JPNS1111 or HSC Japanese Extension
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
JPNS1612
Japanese 2
6    P JPNS1111 or JPNS1611
N JPNS1112 or JPNS1123 or JPNS1124 or JPNS1125 or JPNS1121
Intensive January
Semester 2

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
Culture
JPNS2670
Love and Death in Japanese Literature

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P (JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612) and 12 credit points at 1000 level in Japanese Studies.
N JPNS3116 or JPNS3621 or JPNS2301 or JPNS3631 or JPNS3301
Semester 1
JPNS2672
Japanese Media and Popular Culture
6    P JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612
N JPNS3106 or JPNS2301 or JPNS3621 or JPNS3301 or JPNS3631
Semester 2
ASNS2631
Origins of Japanese Tradition

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Asian Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Chinese Studies, Indonesian Studies, Sanskrit, History, Ancient History or International and Global Studies


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
ASNS2672
Japan in East Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
Semester 1
ICLS2634
Literature and Revolution

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 18 Junior credit points from Table A, of which 12 credit points are from one subject area or 12 credit points at 1000 level in ICLS or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Japanese Studies
Semester 2
ICLS2635
Science Fiction: The Future is Now

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in International and Comparative Literary Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
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 JPNS3612
Semester 1
JPNS3612
Japanese 6
6    P JPNS3611
N JPNS3621
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

Where this major is being completed as a first major towards a degree, students should ensure that the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study is undertaken.
Where this major is being completed as a second major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences towards a degree, the Industry and Community Project unit of study is the appropriate unit to select.
JPNS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
JPNS3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2