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【HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY MJSP】
MJSP is participating inJASSO, Universities and Embassy Fair in Bangkok, Thailand!
If you would like to talk to us in person to learn more about MJSP & Hokkaido Univ., please visit our booth!

Date: June 6(Mon.)-June 10(Fri.)
Time:9:30-16:30 (※June 6th 13:30-16:30)
Place: Embassy of Japan in Thailand
(177 Witthayu Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand http://www.jeic-bangkok.org/?home%2 )

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A New Bachelor's Degree Program at Hokkaido University

The Modern Japanese Studies Program (MJSP) is a brand new four-year Bachelor’s Degree program, which is preceded by a six-month Intensive Japanese Course (IJC) for those without sufficient Japanese to enter the Bachelor’s Degree program directly. MJSP gives a comprehensive education in the language and society of Japan.
http://www.oia.hokudai.ac.jp/mjsp

Program Characteristics

1) Intensive study of the Japanese language – you should be completely fluent on graduation;
2) The study of Japan in four main academic disciplines – history, cultural studies, sociology and political economy;
3) Co-learning with Japanese students – you will take many classes with your Japanese peers; and
4) A curriculum that allows you to discover your Japan from the unique and multicultural vantage point of Japan’s northernmost island.

A Wide Choice of Subjects

There are two modules to choose from: History/Culture and Society/Political Economy. One becomes your major and the other your minor. In the first two to three years, these subjects are taught in English by an international team of educators with world-class research profiles. Once you have sufficient Japanese, you may take courses in Japanese in the faculties of Law, Letters, Education and Economics, too.

A class in the International Student Center

A class in the International Student Center

Central Avenue in autumn

Central Avenue in autumn

The Engineering Faculty. The banner congratulates Professor Akira Suzuki on his Nobel Prize.

The Engineering Faculty. The banner congratulates Professor Akira Suzuki on his Nobel Prize.



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