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Busy street in a Japanese city

 

Japan is the world’s third-largest economy, and many of the world’s top business organisations are Japanese. Japan is one of the largest exporters and importers globally and has a large financial sector. Japan has a distinct culture, with Japanese popular culture, including anime and manga, being popular around the world, but having particular influence in East and Southeast Asia.

Japanese modules for 2023/24 are offered at Beginner, Elementary or Intermediate levels.

They can be taken for credit or not-for-credit. Modules with 44 taught classroom hours are worth 15 credits, those with 88 taught classroom hours are worth 30 credits. Check your level.

You can register for modules for 2023/24 via the online application formContinuing students who would now like to take the module for credit can follow their School's process to request a module change in September 2023.

Most of our modules are year-long. Intensive modules (two sessions @ 2 hours a week) can also be taken over one semester only. All language modules are taught in-person, on the Mile End campus. The modules for 2023-24 are listed below. Missing class times will be added as they become available.

To help with your application, you can use this form to find the right module code. You will then need to follow the instructions on the form to submit your application.

Japanese Language and Culture 1a (one weekly session over 2 semesters)

  • Module Code: LAN4141 (credit) / LAN4146 (non-credit)
  • Level: Beginner
  • Schedule: 22 weeks (25th September 2023 – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Mon 4-6 pm (Bancroft Language Lab 3)

 Japanese Language and Culture 1a (two weekly sessions, semester 1 only)

  • Module Code: LAN4041 (credit) / LAN4046 (non-credit)
  • Level: Beginner
  • Schedule: 11 weeks (25th September – 15th December 2023)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Mon 11-1 pm (Bancroft Language Lab 3) AND Wed 11-1 pm (Bancroft 2.07)

 Japanese Language and Culture 1a (two weekly sessions, semester 2 only)

  • Module Code: LAN4043 (credit) / LAN4048 (non-credit)
  • Level: Beginner
  • Schedule: 11 weeks (22nd January – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Mon 11-1 pm (Graduate Centre 105) AND Friday 4-6 pm (Graduate Centre 603)

Japanese Language and Culture 1 (two weekly sessions over 2 semesters)

  • Module Code: LAN4040 (credit) / LAN4045 (non-credit)
  • Level: Beginner
  • Schedule: 22 weeks (25th September 2023 – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 88 classroom hours plus 212 hours independent study
  • Class times: Semester 1: Mon 11-1 pm (Bancroft Language Lab 3) AND Wed 11-1 pm (Bancroft 2.07), Semester 2: Mon 11-1 pm (Bancroft 3.27) AND Wed 11-1 pm (Bancroft 1.06)

 Japanese Language and Culture 1b (one weekly session over 2 semesters)

  • Module Code: LAN4142 (credit) / LAN4147 (non-credit)
  • Level: Elementary
  • Schedule: 22 weeks (25th September 2023 – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Tue 4-6 pm (Bancroft Language Lab 2)

 Japanese Language and Culture 1b (two weekly sessions, semester 2 only)

  • Module Code: LAN4042 (credit) / LAN4047 (non-credit)
  • Level: Elementary
  • Schedule: 11 weeks (22nd January – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Mon 11-1 pm (Bancroft 3.27) AND Wed 11-1 pm (Bancroft 1.06)

Japanese Language and Culture 2a (one weekly session over 2 semesters)

  • Module Code: LAN5141 (credit) / LAN5146 (non-credit)
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Schedule: 22 weeks (25th September 2023 – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Mon 6-8 pm (Bancroft 1.06)

 Japanese Language and Culture 2a (two weekly sessions, semester 1 only)

  • Module Code: LAN5041 (credit) / LAN5046 (non-credit)
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Schedule: 11 weeks (25th September – 15th December 2023)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Thu 9-11 am (Laws 207) AND Friday 2-4 pm (iQEast Court 0.11)

 Japanese Language and Culture 2 (two weekly sessions over 2 semesters)

  • Module Code: LAN5040 (credit) / LAN5045 (non-credit)
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Schedule: 22 weeks (25th September 2023 – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 88 classroom hours plus 212 hours independent study
  • Class times: Semester 1: Thu 9-11 am (Laws 207) AND Friday 2-4 pm (iQEast Court 0.11), Semester 2: Mon 2-4 pm (Bancroft 3.27) AND Friday 5-7 pm (Bancroft Language Lab 2)

 Japanese Language and Culture 2b (two weekly sessions, semester 2 only)

  • Module Code: LAN5042 (credit) / LAN5047 (non-credit)
  • Level: Upper Intermediate
  • Schedule: 11 weeks (22nd January – 12th April 2024)
  • Hours: 44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study
  • Class times: Mon 2-4 pm (Bancroft 3.27) AND Friday 5-7 pm (Bancroft Language Lab 2)

Please note that in some cases there may be changes to days/times or venue prior to the start of teaching. Any changes will be updated on this website.

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