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Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
Bachelor of Language (Japanese)

Bachelor of Language (Japanese)

  • ID:CPIT640138
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$21,240.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$21,240.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
Estimated Total/program:
$115,020.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • New Zealand University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects, and
    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. Literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

OR

  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 6.0 academic: speaking 5.5, reading 5.5, writing 5.5, listening 5.5.

Course Information

Broaden your career prospects by gaining an in-depth understanding of the Japanese language and culture.

With a strong emphasis on both spoken and written Japanese, our language experts help you develop bilingual skills appropriate for social, academic and professional environments. On completion of this qualification you will be capable of studying or working in Japan.

You will also gain awareness of cultural protocols suited to conducting business in Japan.

Your study will include a supervised research project of your choice and courses in:

  • Japanese language

  • interpreting

  • translation

  • cultural studies

You can also enrol in a selection of elective courses including:

  • marketing

  • international relations

  • translation and interpreting

  • language teaching (including the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults - CELTA)

You can immerse yourself further in Japanese language skills and culture with scholarships that are available for study at Japanese universities.

Many of our graduates are also accepted on the Japanese Exchange Teaching (JET) programme or in local government offices as a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR).

Please note: The language courses in this degree are intended for those whose first language is not Japanese.

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Pathway Courses

Postgraduate studies in business, language and education fields can further complement this qualification.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates of this programme can establish careers working in teaching, marketing, hospitality, tourism, international business, interpreting and translation.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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