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Associate of Arts in
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CCCU & UOWCHK Awards

Dr Takahashi, Rita

Programme Leader, AAJS

Email: lsrita@cityu.edu.hk

 

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Programme Intended Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate Japanese language skills at an appropriate level (Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level N3) for academic and employment-related purposes ;
  • Articulate an understanding of Japanese culture and society ;
  • Explain Japan’s socio-political, cultural and economic ties with other East Asian countries ;
  • Identify and explore critically problems, gather relevant information, carry out and present basic research under guidance, and propose solutions to address problems responsibly both individually and as part of a team ;
  • Relate the major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to their own area of study.
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Further Studies Pathways

The table below is not exhaustive and only aims to show some examples of the Bachelor's degree programmes offered by UGC-funded institutions which have admitted our past graduates from Associate of Arts in Japanese Studies. Our graduates also articulate to various overseas degree programmes offered in Hong Kong.

 

City University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and History
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistic and Language Applications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Engineering
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Applied Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Politics

Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Liberal Studies Teaching
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Liberal and Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in European Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Marketing

Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Global Studies

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Music in Education (Honours) in Contemporary Music and Performance Pedagogy
  • Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) in Greater China Studies

The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Studies
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Career Prospects

  • Graduates in this programme will be able to find employment in the area of tourism and hospitality, commerce, education, office administration, public relations, translation and interpretation.
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Main Subject Areas

  • Oral Communication in Japanese
  • Written Communication in Japanese
  • Japanese for Professional Communication
  • Sino-Japanese Relations
  • Contemporary Popular Culture in East Asia
  • The Japanese Mind
  • Understanding Japanese Society Though the Media
  • Translation Across Cultures
  • Contemporary China: Challenges and Strategies
  • Project
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General Education Courses

Four courses to be chosen from all of the following domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Science and Technology
  • Society and Organisations
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Programme Specific Entrance Requirements

No Programme-Specific Entrance Requirement

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Mode of Study

Two-year full-time

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Contact Us

Kowloon Tong Main Campus

Room 6320, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building

City University of Hong Kong

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C2]

Telephone: (852) 3442 9729

Fax: (852) 3442 0378

E-mail: ls_msg@cityu.edu.hk

 

Telford Annex

NO. 33 Wai Yip Street

Telford Garden, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

[Kowloon Bay MTR Station Exit B]

Telephone: (852) 2707 9440

Fax: (852) 2707 4243

E-mail: telford.col@cityu.edu.hk