Japanese Studies

The following recommendations are for Japanese Studies and Global Cultural Literacies. All units for this Major must obtain approval from the language department to receive credit.

Short Term Programs

Producing and Consuming Japan: A study tour through western Japan – Japan

  • Winter Program | ATS3309 | 6 points
  • Recognise and assess the nature of consumption in Japan
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $3000 New Colombo Plan Scholarships available
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Cultural Intelligence: Building competencies for Global Leadership – Italy

  • Semester in Prato | ATS3064 |  6 points 
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $500, $900 or $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all Semester in Prato students. Value is dependent on total number of credit points studied

Exchange

Chiba University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in English and Japanese
  • Students complete the J-PAC Program (International Liberal Arts or Japanese Studies Program)
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Hitotsubashi University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in Japanese and English
  • Students complete one of three programs: two programs taught in Japanese, one taught in English (HGP)
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Meiji Gakuin – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in English and Japanese
  • Students complete compulsory Japanese language course and electives are taught in English
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Nagoya University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Students complete the NUPACE Program
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Ochanomizu University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in Japanese only
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Osaka University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Advanced Japanese students complete the MAPLE Program; non-Japanese students complete OUSSEP.
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Rikkyo University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in Japanese; limited English
  • Students must choose units from the College of Sociology.
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Saitama University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Students complete the STEPS or Japanese Studies Program
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Seikei University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in Japanese; limited English
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

University of Tokyo – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Students study the USTEP Program
  • Tokyo is ranked 18th in the world for Politics and International Studies in 2015 (QS World University Rankings by Subject)
  • Tokyo is ranked the 3rd best student city in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2016)
  • $2500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

University of Tsukuba – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in English and Japanese
  • Students study the JTP Program
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Waseda University – Japan

  • Semester 1 or 2 | 18 – 24 points
  • Units taught in Japanese and English
  • Students study one of three Programs: Undergraduate Studies Program, Graduate Studies Program and Japanese Language Program; Students complete Japanese language classes (introductory to advanced)
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Non Monash Programs

Ochanomizu University Summer Program – Japan

  • Winter Program | 6 points
  • This program is not approved for language credit within the Japanese Major or Minor. It may be approved as a Japanese Elective or can be studied as an Arts Elective.
  • All program and tuition fees paid to host institution
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Osaka University J-ShIP – Japan

  • Summer Program | 6 points
  • This program is not approved for language credit within the Japanese Major or Minor. It may be approved as a Japanese Elective or can be studied as an Arts Elective.
  • Application process is facilitated by the Faculty. Please visit the Japanese study abroad page for more information.
  • All program and tuition fees paid to host institution
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Ritsumeikan University Winter Japanese program – Japan

  • Summer Program | 6 points
  • This program is not approved for language credit within the Japanese Major or Minor. It may be approved as a Japanese Elective or can be studied as an Arts Elective.
  • All program and tuition fees paid to host institution
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Waseda University Short-term Japanese Program – Japan

  • Summer Program | 6 – 12 points
  • This program is not approved for language credit within the Japanese Major or Minor. It may be approved as a Japanese Elective or can be studied as an Arts Elective.
  • For more information, visit the Waseda website
  • All program and tuition fees paid to host institution
  • $500 or $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students. Value is dependent on total number of credit points studied.

Scholarships available