Combined Honours

Japanese

Japanese

Overview

Discover our range of Japanese modules for 2019-20.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

Find reading lists on our website. 

Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Japanese subject page.

You can also contact your Subject Adviser.

 

Stage 1

Find out about Japanese modules for Stage 1.

Students study either 40 or 60 credits from the list below in Stage 1.

You will follow either Level A (if you are a beginner) or Level B (if you have an A Level).

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Level A

Compulsory modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN1065 Level A (HE Entry Level) Japanese I 20 1
JPN1066 Level A (HE Entry Level) Japanese II (Pre-requisite JPN1065) 20 2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN1005 Introduction to Japanese History and Culture 20 1&2

Level B

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN2010 Level B (HE Intermediate) Japanese 40 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN1005 Introduction to Japanese History and Culture 20 1&2

Stage 2

Find out about Japanese modules for Stage 2.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in Stage 2.

You follow either Level B or Level C.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Level B

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN2010 Level B (HE Intermediate) Japanese 40 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN2004 Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture 20 1&2
SML2011 Cities in East Asian Cinema: History, Culture, Identity 20 1

Level C

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN4010  Level C (HE Advanced) Japanese 40 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester 
JPN2004 Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture 20 1&2
SML2011 Cities in East Asian Cinema: History, Culture, Identity 20 1

Intercalating Year

Students taking a language as a subject must spend an entire academic year abroad, between Stages 2 and 3, in a country where their chosen language is spoken. This will be your Intercalating Stage.

While abroad they shall take the following modules: SML3004 Year Abroad ePortfolio (100 credits) and SML3006 Study Abroad (20 credits).

Find further information about your Intercalating Year Abroad.

Stage 3

Find out about Japanese modules for Stage 3.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in Stage 3.

You follow either Level C or Level D.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Level C

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN4010 Level C (HE Advanced) Japanese 40 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
JPN4002 Contemporary Japanese Animation 20 2
JPN4006 Literary and cultural expression in contemporary Japan 20 1
SML4099 Dissertation  20 1&2

Level D

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN4061  Level D (Further Advanced) Japanese  40 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
JPN4002 Contemporary Japanese Animation 20 2
JPN4006 Literary and cultural expression in contemporary Japan 20 1
SML4099 Dissertation 20 1&2