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JLG5862 - Current Issues in Japanese Media

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Hiroko Hashimoto


Not offered in 2007


This is an advanced level of spoken and written Japanese. It is designed to bring the student close to semi-native competence in the language, as well as enhancing their awareness of current issues in Japan and their ability to discuss current issues in Japanese.


Final examination (2 hours): 45%
Regular class tests: 15%
Oral presentation and seminar participation: 20%
Written assignments: 20%
Assessment talks and criteria will take into account the language level and background of students.

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 2 hour seminars) per week