Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
With a strong emphasis on both spoken and written Japanese, our language experts help you develop bilingual skills appropriate for social, academic and professional environments. On completion of this qualification you will be capable of studying or working in Japan. You will also gain awareness of cultural protocols suited to conducting business in Japan.
Key Information for Students
h NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in Japanese, and 14 credits at Level 3 in each of two other approved* subjects, and: h Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and h Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact CPIT for requirements. Alternative Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. CPIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available. The CPIT Certificate in Japanese Level 4 offers an alternative pathway into the degree for those who have limited or no knowledge of the Japanese language. English If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment. h IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any of the subtests). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$27,872 - $50,586|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||3%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Japanese language: Sasakawa Fellowship Fund Undergraduate Scholarship
$2,500 year 1; $500 in years 2, 3 and possibly 4.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.