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Japanese studies

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About Japanese studies

We have one of the most extensive Japanese study programs in Australia, engaging you with Japanese language, culture and society. Flexible entry points (beginners, intermediate and proficient) ensure language study at a level that suits your background.

Why choose Japanese studies?

Communicating in Japanese and being sensitive to diverse international contexts are useful complements to any course of study, whether it’s law, business or the visual arts. We’re cross-disciplinary which means we study Japanese from a variety of perspectives – historical, artistic, religious, political, international – especially within the broader Asian context.

Major Focus by location
Focus Locations
Major Note Caulfield, Clayton
Minor Note Caulfield, Clayton

This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 8 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.

Asian languages at Monash

Studying languages from across Asia opens you up to a global future and rewarding student experience.

Career options 

  • Law
  • International relations
  • Corporate and tourism sectors
  • Trade
  • Government

Overseas opportunities

You can take advantage of numerous opportunities to study in Japan through exchange programs with prominent universities, and scholarships are available from Monash as well as the Japanese government.