BA Asia Pacific Studies and Japanese
By the end of their Year Abroad in Japan, students should:- be able to communicate fluently and appropriately with native speakers of Japanese, demonstrating a high degree of grammatical accuracy;- have consolidated and extended knowledge and understanding of complex structures and registers of Japanese;- be able to demonstrate sophisticated receptive and productive language skills, in a variety of contexts;- have acquired an academic and practical knowledge of contemporary Japanese culture and society within the larger context of the Asia-Pacific region;- be able to use language creatively to communicate information and ideas.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to develop and practise:- oral, written and practical skills in the target language;- organisational skills enabling students to live and study effectively in Japan;- interpersonal skills required to operate in Japanese Society;- report writing skills.
Acheivement will be assessed on a pass/fail basis:- by submission of a year abroad log;- by successful completion of all courses taken at the Japanese University.