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JPNL11-101: Japanese Language and Culture


Japan is one of the most dynamic nations in Asia and a major trading partner of Australia. Japanese is a key world language for cultural, economic, research and government interactions. Learning Japanese will expand your cultural awareness and your ability to communicate effectively across cultural borders. Japanese Language and Culture will also improve your global career opportunities.  The subject is designed for students with no previous knowledge of the Japanese language. It aims to enhance your awareness and understanding of Japanese society culture, and to develop basic communicative proficiency in the Japanese language. 

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. Recognise, evaluate and compare cultural differences between the Japanese-speaking world and other cultures.
2. Communicate in Japanese in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
3. Apply knowledge and skills to further your knowledge of the Japanese language and culture.
4. Work collaboratively with your peers to improve your use of the Japanese language.

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This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

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