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Japanese Advanced

Bachelors of Mathematics / Arts

Study a key world language used in social, cultural and economic pursuits, research, and diplomacy in the world.

Graduates with Japanese linguistic skills and cultural knowledge have been engaged in diverse sectors, including business, international relations, law, education, media, engineering and interpreting/translation.

The Japanese Advanced major is for students who have completed substantial Japanese study. If you have no previous knowledge of Japanese, the Japanese major is for you.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2024

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Japanese cultural adviser
  • Japanese interpreter
  • Japanese translator
  • Japanese-speaking logistics manager
  • Head of languages

This Major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended Major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Voices from Japan
  • Language and Society in Japan
  • Reading and Writing Skills in Japanese
  • Anime Japanese

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