BA Chinese and Japanese Studies
(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of:- being able to achieve effective communication in Chinese and Japanese with native or other competent speakers;- being able to demonstrate complex receptive and productive Chinese and Japanese language skills in a variety of contexts;- having consolidated and extended knowledge and understanding of complex structures of Chinese and Japanese;- having consolidated and extended/broadened knowledge and understanding of one or more aspects of the literatures, cultures, history, politics and the linguistic, social and economic structures of selected Chinese-speaking and Japanese-speaking cultures;- being able effectively to communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- qualities and transferable skills related to the subject area(s) studied, valuable for employment, e.g. be able to gather and process information from a variety of paper, audio-visual and electronic sources, be able to use IT effectively both as a means of communication and as an aid to learning;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility and independent learning, including the ability to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;- decision making.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the knowledge and application of a broad range of concepts, information and techniques relevant to the areas of study;- work that draws on a wide variety of material;- demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the disciplines;- the ability critically to evaluate received opinion.