Presentation on theme: "Orientation MA Programme in Japanese Studies Date : 17 August 2013 Time : 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 pm Venue: YIA 505."— Presentation transcript:
Orientation MA Programme in Japanese Studies Date : 17 August 2013 Time : 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 pm Venue: YIA 505
Today’s Programme 2:00 p.m. - Orientation for incoming year-one students (Prof. Nakano) 2:30 p.m. - Welcome address (representatives of year- two students) 2:40 p.m. - Self introduction (year-one students) 3:30 p.m. - Chatting/Small-group discussion 4:00 p.m. - End
Important dates on course registration Early August – mass reminder will be sent to students by Graduate School 6 – 9 Aug Course registration for both Term 1 and Term 2 2 – 16 Sep Add/drop for Term 1 6 – 20 Jan Add/drop for Term 2
Term Dates Term 1 2 September to 30 November 2013 Term 2 6 January to 17 April 2014
Schedule of class / Location of classrooms Weekday classes: 7:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Saturday classes: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. Classrooms are located near the University Station.
Study Plan / Additional Course Fee Students are expected to complete at least 24 units of courses with at least one course selected from the core course list in two years (i.e students should try to take at least 2 courses (6 units) per term. Additional course fee of $9,500 per course will be charged if students are required to take course/s beyond their second year.
Course offering in (Term 1) JASP5519 Japanese Traditional Culture and Modern Society (Mon) JASP5618 Contemporary Japan – China Relations (Tue) JASP5522 Chinese - Japanese Interpretation & Translation (Wed) (N1 or equivalent required) JASP5531A Special Topics in Japanese Culture: Religion & Society in Contemporary Japan (Thu) JASP5615 Anthropology of Japan (Fri) JASP5531B Special Topics in Japanese Culture: Japanese Management Systems and Practice (Sat afternoon) Core Course
Course offering in (Term 2) JASP5613 Japanese Film (Mon) JASP5617 History of Postwar Japan (Tue) JASP5517 Japanese Communication through Language and Culture (Wed) JASP5520 Understanding Japanese Language through Media (Thu) (N1 or equivalent required) JASP5531 Special Topics in Japanese Culture: Japanese Literature (Fri) JASP5530 Special Topics in Japanese Language: Teaching Japanese as a Second Language (Sat morning) (N1 or equivalent required)
New Course to be offered in JASP5700 Independent Research Project Frequency and purpose of meetings and communication methods to be decided upon by teacher and student in first meeting, and followed throughout the semester.
JASP5522 Chinese-Japanese Interpretation and Translation ( Term1 ) JASP5517 Japanese Communication through Language and Culture ( Term2 ) Teacher – Mr. Kazuyuki NOMURA MA (University of Tokyo)
JASP5618 Contemporary Japan- China Relations (Term 1) Teacher – Professor Stephen Nagy Ph.D (Waseda University)
JASP5531 Special Topics in Japanese Culture: Japanese Literature (Term 2) Teacher – Dr. Ching Yuen CHEUNG Ph.D (Tohoku University)
JASP5519 Japanese Traditional Culture and Modern Society (Term 1) JASP5615 Anthropology of Japan (Term1) Teacher – Professor Lynne NAKANO Ph.D (Yale University)
JASP5531B Special Topics in Japanese Culture: Japanese Management Systems and Practice (Term 1) Teacher - Professor Tai Wei LIM Ph.D (Cornell University)
JASP5617 History of Postwar Japan (Term 2) Teacher – Ms. Yoko MIYAKAWA MA (Cornell University)
JASP5520 Understanding Japanese Language through Media (Term 2) Teacher – Mr. Yoshiharu KOJIMA BL (Komazawa University)
JASP5531A Special Topics in Japanese Culture: Religion & Society in Contemporary Japan (Term1) Teacher - Professor Yoshihide SAKURAI Ph.D (Hokkaido University)
JASP5613 Japanese Film (Term 2) Teacher – Dr. Man Wai POON Ph.D (Tohoku University)
JASP5530 Special Topics in Japanese Language: Teaching Japanese as a Second Language (Term 2) Teacher – Dr. Miho GODA Ph.D (Konan Women’s University)
Academic Honesty The University places very high importance on honesty in academic work submitted by students, and adopts a policy of zero tolerance on cheating in examinations and plagiarism. Any related offence will lead to disciplinary action including termination of studies at the University. Please refer to the following website for disciplinary guidelines and procedures
Academic Advisory System Students will be assigned an academic advisor and your advisor will be announced when the term starts. There is no requirement on the frequency of meetings between the advisor and the students but students are expected to take an active role in seeking advice from their advisors when there is the need.
Q & A Session Any questions?
Inquiries Technical problems (e.g. login ID, password, use of MyCUHK): ITSC Electronic HelpDesk Tel: Course selection or add/drop procedure: Tel: Study scheme and programme requirement: Tel: or
The End Thank you for coming to this orientation. See you all soon in class! MA Programme in Japanese Studies Division of Japanese Studies August 2013