Bachelor of Languages (Japanese Advanced)
Specialise in Japanese and build your knowledge of the language, culture and customs of Japan. You will spend one year studying overseas in our partner universities, further building your language skills.
|4 years full time
Part time available
|Midyear start - No|
|OP/Rank 2012 was 18/62|
|CRICOS code is 021950B|
An important friend
Japan is the second largest economy in the world, a weighty title that gives the country’s language world-wide importance.
After China, Japan is Australia’s second most important trading partner and relations between the two countries as democracies in the Asia-Pacific rim are intensely close – another reason why, going forward, it’s important Australians are fluent speakers of Japanese.
In a nutshell, the Japanese language is rich in culture and history and a popular choice for students wishing to master a second language.
Don’t just learn about Japan – go there!
James Cook University’s Bachelor of Languages (Advanced Japanese is designed to give students a deeper understanding of Japan, its language, culture and history.
This means that as well as using online technologies and literature to gain a perspective of what life is really like in Japan students also complete a one-year in-country component to their studies, travelling overseas in third year to study and learn about their chosen language in context.
What are the career options for Advanced Japanese graduates?
A knowledge of modern languages is the key to successful communication between different cultures and countries. The intense study of a new language can change your perspectives and your future in ways few other programs can even contemplate.
Graduating students gain employment in a variety of roles, including:
Joint degree options
Joint degrees give students expertise in a complementary discipline in reduced time and can enhance career prospects. At JCU the Bachelor of Languages degree can be combined as a joint degree in:
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