With a still widely unknown origin, Japanese is comprised of three different written systems and is spoken by 130 million people around the world.
The Japanese major is designed to provide you with a high level of literacy in the Japanese language as well as an understanding of Japanese culture.
Japan is an important trade partner for Australia and a gateway to other Asian nations. Asia is diverse, rapidly changing and full of opportunities. This major will allow you to explore career opportunities in Japan and bilingual job opportunities in Australia and overseas.
No previous study of the language is required. If you have previously studied Japanese, you will take more advanced classes. The teaching methods that are applied to both spoken and written language use the latest technology and cultural awareness activities.
Japanese is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.
You can study this major as part of a Science and Arts or Arts and Commerce double degree.