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Degrees

 

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Japanese Studies

 

QR Level: 5

QR Registration No.: 19/000923/L5

QR Reg. Validity Period: 01/09/2019-31/08/2024

This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.

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Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Communicate in spoken and written Japanese at a high level of competence in professional, academic and employment-related contexts;
  • Critically analyse and evaluate social, cultural and economic issues in contemporary Japan;
  • Deploy business knowledge and Japanese language skills to perform various tasks confidently and effectively in business sectors;
  • Demonstrate skills and sensitivity in cross-cultural communication in everyday, academic and professional contexts;
  • Apply innovative thinking, appropriate analytical, evaluative, problem-solving and IT skills, and multi-disciplinary knowledge to conduct relevant academic as well as workplace research; and
  • Develop a sense of ethical standard, responsible citizenship and respect for diversity in their daily life.

 

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Main Subject Areas

 

Japanese Language courses

  • Business Japanese
  • Introduction to the Structure of Japanese Language
  • Integrated Japanese
  • Japanese-Chinese Translation
  • Japanese-English Translation
  • Japanese Listening and Oral Skills
  • Japanese Reading and Writing
  • Japanese for Tourism and Hospitality

Japanese Culture courses

  • Issues in Contemporary Japanese Society
  • Japanese Corporations in Hong Kong
  • Japanese Culture
  • Japanese Economy
  • Japanese Media and Popular Culture
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Further Studies Pathways

 

This programme has been offered since 2019-20. Articulation possibilities may include:

 

City University of Hong Kong
Master of Arts in Asian and International Studies
Master of Arts in International Studies
Master of Arts in Modern Asian Studies
Master of Social Sciences in Development Studies
Lingnan University
Master of Arts in Cultural Studies
Master of Arts in International Affairs
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Master of Arts in Anthropology
Master of Arts in Cultural Studies
Master of Arts in Cultural Management
Master of Arts in Japanese Studies
Master of Arts in Visual Culture Studies
The University of Hong Kong
Master of Arts in Japanese Studies
Master of Arts in Literary and Cultural Studies
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Career Prospects

 

Graduates of the programme will be fully prepared for jobs in administration and management, customer service, sales and translation in sectors including banking, insurance, trading and business, tourism and travel, hospitality, transport and logistics, consumer products and retail, publishing/media work and airline services.