Diploma of Japanese Studies

IPU New Zealand (Institute of the Pacific United New Zealand)

Subject area

Foreign Languages


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Entry requirements

Applicants must have a minimum 42 credits at NCEA Level 3.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Students will have developed a firm foundation of the four communication skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading, in Japanese, and an understanding of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, modern society, politics and business.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

SEG Scholarship - For International Students

Provided by:

IPU New Zealand Tertiary Institute




(A) NZ$7,000 (B) NZ$5,000 (C) NZ$3,000

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Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office





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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (6) 3540922
Fax: (6) 3540935
Email: info@ipu.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ipu.ac.nz

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