Faculty of Arts
Japanese Language
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://japanese.hku.hk/programme.html
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? The Minor in Japanese Language follows the first three years of the core Japanese language pathway, presenting an attractive option for students wishing to learn Japanese to complement other courses of study.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC)

Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor Minor:
Without prior knowledge in Japanese: A grade of C+ or above in both JAPN1088 and JAPN1099

With prior knowledge in Japanese: Students are required to take a placement test to determine their level of entry into the core language pathway.

For further details, please check with SMLC.
Career opportunities For further information, please check with SMLC, Faculty or CEDARS (Careers & Placement).
Further information http://www.japanese.hku.hk/
Contact T: 39172000
E: smlc@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.