Japanese Media and Popular Culture (JPNS2672)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to explore the new Japan and its youth cultures and to guide students to understand and broaden their knowledge of changing aspects of Japanese culture and society. Topics from Japanese traditions through to contemporary popular culture will be analysed. Learning activities include reading media texts (e.g. newspaper articles), video analysis, discussion, research and video conferences. The unit also provides students with opportunities to pursue their interests and develop cultural knowledge and communication skills.
Further unit of study information
2xclass quizzes (equivalent to 1000wds each) (34%), 1xresearch based project (equivalent to 2500wds) (41%), 1x1.5hr exam (25%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612
JPNS3106, JPNS3631, JPNS2301, JPNS3621, JPNS3301
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.