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Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Your First Step to Study in Japan

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Japanese School Education System part 12m
Japanese School Education System part 21m
Why Japan? part 13m
Why Japan? part 26m
Student Voices part 17m
Tips for learning2m
Why Japan?1m
2 readings
Welcome to Studying at Japanese Universities - Guidance Information10m
Guiding Questions for week 110m
3 practice exercises
Warm-Up Quiz5m
Week 1 practice quiz30m
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Understanding the Process

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Application Procedure2m
Various Types of Application8m
Choosing Your School5m
Student Voices part 25m
Application procedure1m
Messages from the TAs3m
Other topics: Research student (kenkyusei)1m
Selecting your program1m
Typical questions from students3m
2 readings
Guiding Questions for week 210m
Find a school you are interested in30m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Student Life in Japan

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12 videos
Settling in Japan part 25m
Student Voices part 34m
Social Life and Recreation7m
Tuition & Living Costs part 16m
Tuition & Living Costs part 27m
Part-Time Jobs8m
Cultural issues3m
Part-time jobs, internships, and employment1m
Student life in Japan4m
Tuition and scholarships1m
Your typical weekday and weekend schedule in Japan3m
1 reading
Guiding Questions for week 325m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz16m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Moving Forward

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 24 min)
7 videos
Academic Life in Japan part 27m
Advice from Students part 13m
Advice from Students part 23m
Course Wrap-Up32s
Next steps after course24s
Starting a new life in Japan3m

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