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There are two options for studying Japanese at Unitec. We offer both credit-bearing Japanese language electives and one Japanese language short courses.

Credit-bearing Japanese language electives

These courses are designed to give you a high level of language ability in a relatively short period of time. The focus is on achieving language fluency and the ability to communicate in a variety of routine situations.

Introduction to Oral Japanese Level 5
Semester 1: Tuesday & Thursday -5:30 to 8pm
Semester 2: Monday & Wednesday -5:30 to 8pm

Oral Japanese 2 Level 6
Semester 2: Tuesday & Thursday – 5:30 to 8pm 

Japanese Language Short Courses

In these courses you will study one evening a week for 15 weeks (30 hours of class time in total). You’ll also need to allow at least one hour a week for self-directed study.
In 2017 we are offering Japanese 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B. Please follow the links below for more information on these short courses.

Short courses

Start with a short course that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
Short coursesDURATION 
Japanese - Level 1A3 months, 26 daysLearn spoken and written Japanese for everyday use. You'll also be introduced to aspects of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 1A INT3 months, 26 daysLearn spoken and written Japanese for everyday use. You'll also be introduced to aspects of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 1B3 months, 26 daysLearn spoken and written Japanese for everyday use. You'll also be introduced to aspects of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 1B INT3 months, 26 daysLearn spoken and written Japanese for everyday use. You'll also be introduced to aspects of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 2ADevelop your ability to communicate in Japanese and increase your knowledge of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 2A INTDevelop your ability to communicate in Japanese and increase your knowledge of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 2B3 months, 26 daysDevelop your ability to communicate in Japanese and increase your knowledge of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese - Level 2B INT3 months, 26 daysDevelop your ability to communicate in Japanese and increase your knowledge of Japanese culture and etiquette.
Japanese 3ARevise and increase your knowledge of grammar as well as gaining greater confidence in communicating in Japanese.
Japanese 3A INTRevise and increase your knowledge of grammar as well as gaining greater confidence in communicating in Japanese.
Japanese 3B3 months, 26 daysRevise and increase your knowledge of grammar as well as gaining greater confidence in communicating in Japanese.
Japanese 3B INT3 months, 26 daysRevise and increase your knowledge of grammar as well as gaining greater confidence in communicating in Japanese.