Short Term Language Exchange - Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU) (January)

Short Term Language Exchange - Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU) (January)

This program offers Macquarie University’s Japanese Studies students the chance to undertake an intensive period of study at Tokyo Metropolitan University. Completion of this residential short unit will allow students to gain credit towards their Japanese Studies major while experiencing life in a truly global city. In the past TMU was offering intermediate level classes but is now offering three different levels.

The program aims at providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese language and culture.
Students will develop their language skills, experience both traditional and pop culture in Japan, and increase their understanding of the Japanese society.

Country: Japan
Program Dates: 1 - 20 July 2019 (TBC)
Program Credit: JPS130 - JPS230
Application deadline: 1 April 2019
Places available: Four (4) 
Type of program: Short Term Language Exchange
Length of Program: 3 weeks
Language of Instruction: Japanese

Travel Grant: $1000 (AUD)

Accommodation: Accommodation details are subject to change. Students will reside in private single rooms (with en-suite) at the Hashimoto Park Hotel. Students. Rooms are furnished with air-con, desk and chair, closet, refrigerator, TV, and Wi-Fi connection.
More Information: Please visit this page for more information. This program has been designed for strong Intermediate (200 level) JPS students. Students will receive 51 hours of Japanese language class including project work, 6 hours of Japan Studies*, and 12 hours of field trips*. Students will be evaluated according to class participation, project work, presentation and quizzes. See brochure for more info.
Programme fees: 120,000 – JPY (subject to change)

For additional information please contact Lyse Thomas, Overseas Study Advisor at lyse.thomas@mq.edu.au

* Language of instruction: Japanese

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie
  • Students must have minimum GPA of 2.0 at time of assessment
  • Completed a minimum 12cp at time of assessment
  • Pay the $50 Application Fee
  • Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must submit an application online

Important notes:

Other costs: Return airfare and any additional leisure travel undertaken.

Insurance: Travel insurance policy covering the student from the day s/he departs Australia until s/he returns.

Program Costs: Standard cost of enrolment at Macquarie into a Japanese residential shell unit. TMU Program Fee this fee is payable to TMU after acceptance. Approx. This fee of Japanese Yen ¥105,000 will cover the cost of accommodation, teaching materials and field trips.

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Summary
This program offers Macquarie University’s Advanced Beginners Japanese Studies students the chance to undertake an intensive period of study at Tokyo Metropolitan University. Completion of this residential short unit will allow students to gain credit towards their Japanese Studies major while experiencing life in a truly global city.

Area of study
Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Language Japanese course, SATOMU Program, Exchange, Tokyo, Metropolitan, Japan, JASSO, TMU, JPS

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
$1000 (AUD)

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate

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