All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
|Managing faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered by||School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics|
NOTE: This area of study has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2011. For details of change/s, please consult the change register at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2012handbooks/2012-change-register.html.
Japanese studies units are taught in English and most require no language prerequisites (with the exception of units in the linguistics stream). They are open to all students and may be taken as part of a major or minor in Japanese language or studies, as part of a major in Asian studies, or on their own.
A first-year sequence in Japanese studies provides a broad introduction to a number of aspects of Japanese culture and society, and the broader Asian context. In second and third year, a variety of units are available in history, society and culture, and linguistics and communication. All Japanese studies students are encouraged to also enrol in Japanese language units.
Students studying a sequence in Japanese studies must complete two units (12 points) from the following:
For the purposes of a minor/major, a first-year sequence in Japanese studies can be replaced by a first-year sequence in any first-year Japanese language stream or a combination of any Japanese language unit in first semester and ATS1327 Understanding contemporary Japan or ATS1319 Understanding Asia 2.
Students studying a minor or major in Japanese studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:
Note: students must complete ATS3747 Theory and research in Asian studies if they wish to progress into honours.