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Double Major Programme (History and Japanese Studies )

AApplicable to students admitted in 2022-2023

Major Programme Requirement


Students are required to complete a minimum of 90 units of courses as follows:

1) Faculty Package: 9 Units

    • HIST1000#, JASP1090# and any one course from:
      ANTH1020, ARTS1004, 1005, BMBL1001, CHES1100, CHLL1900 or 1902, CUMT1000, CURE1000, 1110, ENGE1000, FAAS1900, HIST1700#, LING1000, MUSC1000, PHIL1110, THEO1000, TRAN1000

2) Required Courses: 28 Units

1st Major: History

    • HIST1001#, 1002#

2nd Major: Japanese Studies[a]

    • JASP1010#, 1050#, 1470, 1480, 2470, 2480

3) Elective Courses: 47 Units

1st Major: History

    • Students are required to complete 30 units of HIST courses, including at least 6 units from:
      HIST2002, 2005, 2006, 2007

2nd Major: Japanese Studies[b]

    • Students are required to complete 17 units of JASP courses, including one JASP 4000 level language course.

4) Research Component/ Capstone Course/ Final Year Project 6 Units

    • HIST4811, 4812

Total: 90 Units

 

Explanatory Notes:

1. HIST courses at 2000 and above level as well as those labeled as # will be included in the calculation of Major GPA for honours classification.

[a] Students who have prior knowledge of Japanese before admission may be exempted from taking JASP1470, 1480, 2470 and 2480. They should seek the advice of the Department of Japanese Studies to take substitute courses in accordance with their academic qualifications as follows:

[i] Students who possess Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N2) qualification when admitted are required to take 16 units of Elective Courses, with at least 12 units of Language Courses at 3000 or 4000 level, to substitute for the 4 relevant courses.

[ii] Students who possess Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1) qualification when admitted are required to take 16 units of Elective Courses, with at least 9 units of Language Courses at 4000 level, to substitute for the 4 relevant courses.

[iii] Native Japanese students are required to take 16 units of Elective Courses, with or without any Language Courses, to substitute for the 4 relevant courses. If they choose to take Language Courses, they are allowed to take Language Courses at 4000 level only, subject to the approval of the course teacher.

[b] Subject to Department’s approval, native speaker of Japanese can be exempted from fulfillment of one JASP 4000 level language.

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