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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland , North Island of New Zealand ,New Zealand

Diploma in Japanese

Japan is one of the world's largest economies and there are many opportunities for fluent speakers of Japanese. The Diploma in Japanese helps you become a competent communicator in Japanese, with strong language skills in all areas required for daily communication.

You develop an awareness of the cultural and social differences between New Zealand and Japan. The program is a mix of intensive language study, practical application of the language, cultural awareness and an understanding of business and hospitality etiquette.

Part-time available

Campus Information

AUT CITY CAMPUS

Our City Campus is in the heart of Auckland. It is AUT’s biggest campus and home to most academic units and the central administration, including the Vice-Chancellor’s office.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview
10 Days
Conditional/Unconditional Offer Letter
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Translating
  • Hospitality
  • Airlines
  • Interpreting
  • Business
  • Travel and tourism
  • Retail
  • Consultancy

If you already have a degree when you start this diploma, you'll have an even wider choice of careers depending on your other qualifications.

PSW Opportunity

1 year

Your Level 4, 5, or 6 qualifications is acceptable if you:

  • completed it after study of 60 weeks or more, or
  • gained 2 qualifications that:
    • each involved 30 weeks' study, and
    • the level of your last qualification was higher than the first.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum entry requirements

  • Completion of Year 12
  • NCEA: 48 levels 2 credits or higher including eight levels 2 credits in any one subject from Classical Studies, Drama, English, Geography, Health Education, History, Art History, Media Studies, Social Studies, Te Reo M?ori, Te Reo Rangatira, Business Studies, Economics, Physical Education
  • CIE: 60 points on the UCAS Tariff, including anyone subject similar to the NCEA subjects listed above
  • IB: Completion of Year 12

Worldwide

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with successful completion of a minimum of 24 points.
  • Cambridge International Examination - a minimum of 120 points on the UCAS Tariff* at A or AS level from any subjects which are broadly equivalent to the subjects in the NCEA approved subject list. Must include at least three subjects (excluding Thinking Skills) with grades D or above. Numeracy: A minimum grade of D in International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) mathematics or any mathematics subject at AS or A level. Literacy: A minimum grade of E in English Language and/or English Literature subject at AS or A level.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) with three A-levels including at least one C grade or better. A result in General Studies cannot be included among the 3 on which the application is based.
  • A minimum of CCC scores (7 points) across the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY)
  • Acceptance of the NCUK English for Academic Purposes qualification as an alternative to meeting the English-language requirements, with a minimum of a C grade overall and no less than D grade in each component.

India

  • Higher secondary certificate (standard xii), minimum 60%.

Sri Lanka

  • GCE O levels.

  • Course Code: AK3429
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 60184 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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