In line with the rapid increase in globalization, it is necessary to master a second international language other than English. To meet this need, the Faculty of Humanities at BINUS UNIVERSITY has been offering the Japanese undergraduate study program (S1) since 2001-2002.
Graduates of the Japanese study program at BINUS UNIVERSITY will have knowledge, language skills and good attitudes when applying their knowledge.
The Japanese study program curriculum provides language skills consisting of competence in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, which enable the students to adapt to situations when dealing with Japanese people. Besides they will also have knowledge about Japanese studies such as culture, ethics, community and history. In order that the graduates will be able to get a job soon or to set up their own business after graduating, students are provided with practical knowledge and entrepreneurship. Furthermore, the students are also equipped with Japanese computer skills and information technology so that they will be able to communicate more efficiently in the modern world.
Graduates of the Japanese study program will have high level analytical skills if they wish to continue their education or to work in fields such as business, manufacturing industry, services, tourism, or communication. The professions that graduates could consider are Japanese speaker, translator, interpreter, instructor, public relations officer, secretaries, researchers or entrepreneurs.
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A Japanese Study Program which is excellent in applied Japanese Language skills, Technology and Culture and innovative as a role model for more competitive and adaptable graduates.
The mission of Japanese Department is to contribute to the global community through the provision of world-class education by:
Educating students with Japanese language skills, knowledge, culture, and Applied Japanese for Office and translation by providing excellent courses based on Information Technology.
Providing a solid learning and research experience through the creation of creative and value-added talents of leaders for global community.
Preparing graduates aiming for higher education degree in Japanese or related disciplines.
Developing professional services with an emphasis on application in Japanese knowledge to improve the quality of life of Indonesian and the international community.
The objectives of the program are:
To provide language skills on the level of 3rd Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) consisting of competence in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, which enable the students to adapt to situations when dealing with Japanese people
To provide applied Japanese skills which enable the students to adapt to working environment
To provide knowledge about Japanese culture, ethics, community and history
After completing the study, graduates are:
Competent to communicate in Japanese both oral and written in various contexts, includes speaking, listening, writing, and reading comprehension, while applying the principles of grammatical and Japanese cultures accordance with quality standards.
Competent to communicate in Japanese, both spoken and written form at least in one field for a particular purpose.
Able to write and read Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana for both formal and informal texts.
Able to examine language and culture aspects of Japanese Literature according to Japanese grammatical and linguistics, which can be transferred into first language.
Able to present the historical and Japanese sociocultural in Bahasa Indonesia both oral and written.
Able to present the historical and Indonesian sociocultural in Japanese both oral and written communication.
Able to apply Japanese software to improve the employability skills.
Able to apply the principle of Japanese work in the workplace.
Able to do business correspondence by applying language ethics in Japanese business contexts.
Able to apply positive aspects of Japanese culture into the daily life in various contexts.
Able to apply basic principles of translation to translate Japanese popular literary.
Able to apply Japanese and cultural theoretical concept in business relations context between Indonesia and Japan.
Prospective Career of the Graduates
With the above-mentioned skills and knowledge, the Japanese graduates are expected to able to develop themselves in the community for the following professions:
Japanese interpreter and translator
Japanese comics translator
Japanese Business Correspondent
Japanese Public Relations Officer/ Guest Relation Officer
*) Entrepreneurship EmbeddedEnglish University Courses:
-) For 1st Semester: English University Courses I, student with score Binus University English Proficiency Test less than 500 will take English in Focus, and student with score test greater than or equal to 500 will take English for Business Presentation.
-) For 2nd Semester: English University Courses II, student with score Binus University English Proficiency Test less than 500 will take English Savvy, and student with score test greater than or equal to 500 will take English for Written Business Communication.
-) Students must pass English Savvy with a minimum Grade of C.
Enrichment Program I (6th Semester) & Enrichment Program II (7th Semester):
-) Student will take one of enrichment program tracks (off campus).Enrichment Track Scheme
I : Internship
RS : Research
ENTR : Entrepreneurship
CD : Community Development
SA : Study Abroad
*etc : Department specific needs
Student can choose one of the available tracks
Student can enroll JAPN6054 - Japanese III (Nihongo III) subject if already pass JAPN6052 - Japanese I (Nihongo I) subject OR JAPN6053 - Japanese II (Nihongo II) subject with a minimum grade is CStudent can enroll JAPN6005 - Conversation and Listening Comprehension III (Kaiwa to Chookai III) subject if already pass JAPN6003 - Conversation and Listening Comprehension I (Kaiwa to Chookai I) subject OR JAPN6004 -Conversation and Listening Comprehension II (Kaiwa to Chookai II) subject with a minimum grade is C*) the examination schedule of JAPN6053 and JAPN6004 will be a priority to be scheduled on the first day, the grade will also be processed as priority.
Quality Controlled Courses for Binusian 2021
Student should pass all of these quality controlled courses as listed below:
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