Subjects

Japanese

Overview

Studying Japanese gives you a broad knowledge of modern Japan - its language, culture and literature.

Areas of study

Postgraduate programmes in Japanese are available for students who are interested in Japanese-language related disciplines such as Japanese linguistics and teaching Japanese as a foreign language.

You can study Japanese in the following programmes:

What you will learn

New Zealand and Japan enjoy significant trade and cultural ties. With a background in Japanese you can acquire an in-depth understanding of Japanese culture. You can develop the skills and knowledge needed to bridge cultural gaps and work in social and business environments.

Career opportunities

New Zealand has a need for highly qualified people with Asia-related skills. Advanced language skills and in-depth cultural knowledge could lead to a career in: international organisations, NGOs, the corporate and public sectors, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, teaching Japanese, professional translation and copy editing, in IT or the media.

More information

http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/about/subjects-and-courses/japanese/postgraduatestudy-31