Contemporary Japan (JAPN20005): Applications now open

The Faculty of Arts is providing students the opportunity to undertake an overseas intenisve subject taught at Hokkaido University, Japan. Applications are now open.

This subject examines basic themes in contemporary Japanese society, as well as commonly used theoretical models. Topics for discussion include the tension between individuals and collective society; notions of regional, gender and age-based status identities and the effects of social change. Students are expected to think critically about current events in Japan and apply these ideas to their own culture and society. Enrolment in Contemporary Japan (JAPN20005) is by application and requires subject coordinator approval. A quota applies for this subject as places are limited.

For more information about the subject and application guidelines please see the Handbook and the Global Mobility website.