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Structure

100 credit points

Duration: The Graduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation is only available part-time and normally takes 2 - 3 years to complete. This specialisation is not available to international students.

There are four standard entry points:

Japanese Studies 1 Entry Point: Students who have never studied Japanese before or have only rudimentary knowledge of the language usually enter the progression at Japanese Studies 1

Japanese Studies 3 Entry Point: Students who have completed VCE Japanese (Second Language), IB or have an equivalent language level usually enter the progression at Japanese Studies 3

Japanese Studies 5 Entry Point: Students who perform at an intermediate level in Japanese, for example those who have completed VCE or IB with excellent results or have an equivalent language level usually enter the progression at Japanese Studies 5

Japanese Studies 7 Entry Point: Students who perform at an advanced level in Japanese, for example those who hold N3 of JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) or have lived or studied in Japan usually enter the progression at Japanese Studies 7

The Graduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation requires:

  • 25 points at level 1
  • 37.5 points at level 2
  • 12.5 points at level 3
  • 25 points at level 4

Total 100 points

Please refer to the following link for further information on placement testing:

http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/asiainstitute/students/placement-tests

Last updated: 26 June 2019