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AIS203 - Study Tour: Japanese Politics, Society and Culture

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 Study Tour

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Wilkinson

Students must have completed 8 credit points of study at level 1. Otherwise by permission of Unit chair.



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Delivery methods – intensive mode, but supported also through Cloud-based resources and activities. Pre-departure fully online module in Cloud (integral to preparation and pre-tour assignment work): 4 hours. Pre departure workshop session (conducted by Study Abroad Office), including preparation: 8 hours. In country: 10 days x 8 hours = 80 hours. Total: approx. 92 hours.


This unit focuses of developing students’ understanding of Japanese society and politics. Based at Musashi University in Tokyo, via a program of guest lectures, seminars, workshops and field trips students will both gain insights into Japan’s distinctive culture and be encouraged to utilise these insights to reflect upon their own culturally-embedded understandings and consider how they can enhance their intercultural communication skills and competencies.


Predeparture report, (1000 words) 30%

Journal, 1000 words (5 x 200 words) 30%

Final reflective report, (2000 words) 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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