SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea

Extended Essay (Japanese Language and Culture) 2

Module Code:
155900854
Unit value:
0.5
Year of study:
Year 2 or Year 3
Taught in:
Term 1
Students are appointed a supervisor by the course convenor. Students are expected to carry out independent study on an approved subject.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

At the end of a course, a student should be able to demonstrate the ability to carry out research using Japanese language materials and provide an orderly synthesis of their findings.

Workload

A maximum of five hours’ supervision given throughout the term/year.

Scope and syllabus

The course involves writing a 5,000 word essay in English on an approved topic in Japanese. It provides an opportunity for independent study or research separate from the ISP. The essay will be supervised by a named teacher.

Method of assessment

One 5,000 word essay (in English) due Friday week 1, term 3.

Suggested reading

As directed by supervisor

Disclaimer

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