On this site you can find information about the Japanese language and popular culture units on offer at UNE.
Why Study Japanese Language and Culture at UNE?
With approximately 75% of UNE students of Japanese studying off-campus, our teaching staff has a wealth of experience in distance and online delivery. UNE also offers
- Small class sizes, personal attention
- Step by step, structured units
- Challenging and fun learning activities!
- From beginners to advanced
- All units available by distance education
- Great opportunities and encouragement to study in Japan for credit towards your UNE degree (with some scholarships available – see Japanese exchange program).
Bachelor’s courses in which you can major in Japanese
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching
Bachelor of International Studies
Bachelor of International Studies (Advanced)
Bachelor of Languages
Bachelor of Languages and International Business
You can also study Japanese as an elective in almost any Bachelor’s course offered at UNE; check the course rules to see how many electives you are permitted to include.
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Also, if you are a student of another university, you may be able to take UNE Japanese language and culture units through distance education as part of your degree as a cross-institutional student.
JAPN 101 Japanese Language 1A
JAPN 102 Japanese Language 1B
JAPN 201 Japanese Language 2A
JAPN 202 Japanese Language 2B
JAPN 301 Japanese Language 3A
JAPN 302 Japanese Language 3B
JAPN 311 Written Japanese 4A
JAPN 312 Written Japanese 4B
JAPN 325/JAPN 425 Japanese Culture through Anime, Manga and Music
JAPN 401H Japanese Hons Coursework
JAPN 402H Japanese Hons Dissertation
JAPN 421 Japanese Language 5A
JAPN 422 Advanced Japanese Reading Unit
JAPN455 Special Options in Japanese Popular Culture
CIJ 210 Cultural Expression in Modern Asia
Career directions for graduates with Japanese proficiency are constantly expanding …
Teaching: primary, secondary, tertiary
Translation and interpreting
Partnerships, Networks and Industry Links
For more information about studying Japanese at UNE, please contact:
Dr Kiyomi Yamada
Convenor of Japanese
School of Arts
University of New England
ARMIDALE NSW 2351
Telephone (02) 6773 3028. International: +61 2 6773 3028.
Facsimile (02) 6773 3735. International: +61 2 6773 3735.
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