Course code: #AK3704
These are mandatory and all come with course.
Combine learning about contemporary Japanese society and culture with courses from another area of interest to prepare yourself for a wide range of careers.
Japan is an exciting combination of high-tech and peaceful contemplation.
When you learn Japanese at AUT you’ll gain insight into the diversity of Japanese culture and build strong, transferable skills like intercultural competence.
Social clubs where you can practice your skills will make your learning experience exciting and fun.
With this major, you can pair learning contemporary Japanese with courses in a range of subjects, from social sciences and translation to business and international studies.
It’s a great way to build your own unique skillset for your future career.
Japanese Studies is also available as a minor.
Workplace experience is an important part of your degree, and the Work Integrated Learning course is the final part of your degree.
This is a supervised work placement related to your major(s), for an organization of your choice.
It's a great way to get industry experience while still being able to get feedback from AUT lecturers, and for many of AUT's students, this workplace experience also leads to a job offer.
Recent placements included Tokyo Food Ltd, NZ Japan Society of Auckland, Auckland Girls’ Grammar, Gekkan NZ, AUT International House.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
Japanese Studies major: Not available for native speakers of Japanese.
Consider starting with:
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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