Available in 2018

Course handbook

Description

This course examines aspects of Japanese society and culture using English-language texts.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Online

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Enhance their understanding of Japanese culture and society.

2. Improve analytical skills through the reading of major texts in this field.

3. Improve capacity for independent research.

4. Improve essay writing skills.

5. Develop an understanding of the conceptual problems involved in studying a culture other than their own.


Content

This course examines some of the major themes in Japanese society and culture. Students will study

  • Physical and human geography of the Japanese islands;
  • Political and administrative systems;
  • Culture and lifestyles;
  • International relations.

Assumed knowledge

None.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Two or more written assignments


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Online

Lecture

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks