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Japan in Asia Cultural Studies Program

Program outline

School-specific features

The Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program offers students an excellent opportunity to explore the rich and complex relations between Japan and other East Asian countries in modern world history and globalizing contemporary society. With particular emphasis on cultural history, literature, cinema, and other visual culture, the curriculum is designed for students not only to master general social and academic skills such as critical thinking, analytical reading, and effective communication skills, but also to gain a broad perspective on Japanese culture in Asia and to accumulate specialized knowledge in one or more of the disciplines above. The ultimate goal of this program is to support and encourage students to demonstrate outstanding performance in our global society and to play a key role in facilitating the cultural exchange and friendship between Japan and other countries in the future.

Career Prospects

Career Prospects

Students who graduate from the Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program will be qualified as:

  1. University Lecturers teaching courses on Japanese language and culture;
  2. Government officials working in international sections of public offices;
  3. Office workers of international trading or manufacturing companies.

There is a good prospect of getting a job in Japan and overseas. Needless to say, you are also welcome to join the post-graduate course of Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University. You can study various fields in humanities, including modern Japanese literature and Japanese cinema, extensively and profoundly.

Curriculum and Syllabi