Japan Orientation

In 2020 this course will take place between 27th June to 11th July.

Japan Orientation is an introduction to studying Japan, suitable for undergraduate students and students who have been accepted onto an undergraduate course of study from 2019. The programme introduces key issues in the study of Japan. Knowledge of Japanese language is not

Students learn how to approach the study of Japanese arts, cinema, literature, history, and international relations. They are supported to study a topic of your choice, and guided in accessing relevant materials. They learn how to investigate and discuss key issues in contemporary Japan, in the context of its history.

By the end of the program, students will have a greater understanding of Japan and its history with enhanced study skills, and knowledge of Japanese studies resources. They will gain a network of peers studying Japan from different perspectives around the world, and be a more intercultural learner. Students will be asked to write a short personal essay, and to deliver a group presentation at the end of the programme.

Please note that these activities are not assessed and that the course is non-accredited.

For more information, please visit the UEA website.