120 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR

Cannot be taken with: GER110

Pre-requisites: EAS2035, EAS2036, EAS2037, EAS2038 Japanee Language 3A, 3B,4A and 4B


Aims/Description: During the Japan Year Abroad students take the intensive Japanese language classes provided by our partner universities with the aim of developing their Japanese competency to approximately level N2 as measured by the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, supplemented by familiarity with the 2136 Chinese characters in general use. In addition, students will have the opportunity to take a wide variety of Japanese Studies subjects, taught in English and Japanese, and take part in a range of structured and informal learning experiences to develop their familiarity with the Japanese social, cultural and physical environments. Where extenuating circumstances prevent a cohort, or a large portion of a cohort, from completing a complete academic year abroad, the School of East Asian Studies will provide alternative arrangements for students to meet the language learning outcomes.

Staff Contact: Thomas McAuley
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Contact department for further information.

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