Japanese Studies


Japan is your gateway to Asia. Develop intercultural communication skills using Japanese language and advance your understanding of Japanese culture and society.

What You'll Study

Japan is of fundamental importance to Australia and Asia for political, strategic and economic reasons, as well as home for various popular cultures. Our courses are designed to further your understanding and knowledge of Japan’s language, society and customs preparing you for a career with one of Australia’s major economic partners. Our program, at the same time provides you with opportunities to appreciate both traditional and popular cultures, while engaging in authentic experiences of meeting Japanese speakers and using Japanese language.

Japanese Studies at UNSW caters for students of all levels, whether you have never studied the language before or have studied at an advanced level.

Japanese Studies can be studied as 

Specialisation Stream Type Stream
Advanced Japanese Studies Minor JAPNG23502
Japanese Studies Minor JAPNF23502

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