JAPA495-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Japanese Professional and Community Engagement

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This is a professional and community engagement course designed specifically for students specializing in Japanese. The course provides an opportunity for the practical application of students’ Japanese skills and theoretical and research issues in an authentic Japanese business or community environment with faculty supervision, guidance, and evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


JAPA326 is the requisite course to complete a major in Japanese at BA level.


Course Coordinator

Susan Bouterey

Contact Person

Susan Bouterey


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Presentation 10% Presentation
Internship Reflective Diary 10% Internship Reflective Diary
Project scoping essay 10% Project scoping essay
Reflection essay 20%
Internship 50% Internship

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,046.00

International fee $8,850.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 5

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

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