Postgraduate study in Japanese

What you can study in Japanese

You can take advanced courses and undertake your own research in areas such as:

  • Japanese language
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • History
  • Religion and society
  • Cultural and identity studies
  • Teaching Japanese as a foreign language

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Japanese

A major in Japanese or Head of School or nominee approval.

Master of Arts in Japanese

120-point (one-year) MA

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Japanese with an average grade of B or higher, or approval of the Head of School or nominee. There are higher requirements for some research options.

240-point (two-year) MA

A BA with a major in Japanese or approval of the Head of School or nominee. You must have an average grade of B or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in the major.

Structuring your specialisation in Japanese

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Japanese

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2019 BA(Hons) schedule for Japanese

Master of Arts in Japanese

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2019 MA schedule for Japanese

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in Japanese:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Japanese, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.