Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


12 weeks

Institution Code



Blended Learning

Why choose? this course?

Learning any new language is a fun and rewarding experience. And learning Japanese is no exception. Studying Japanese means learning a language that is so different from English that it will make you rethink your most basic assumptions about the way language works.

Key course features

  • No previous knowledge of the language is required.
  • Gain a foundational knowledge of the Japanese language.
  • Practice your speaking and listening skills.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive 20 UK HE credits (10 ECTS)

What you will study

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Communicate and exchange information in a simple way
  • Demonstrate an understanding and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases
  • Introduce themselves
  • Ask and answer questions about personal information such as where someone lives, what someone does for a living etc.

Entry requirements & applying

There are no entry requirements for this course; just an interest in the subject!

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Teaching & Assessment

The assessment consists of the tasks listed below:
• conversation skills: using 3 short role-plays of everyday nature and free discussion
• writing skills: a short text, for example, a postcard or a letter
• reading skills: read and understand a short text and answer questions in English
• listening skills: listen to audio material and answer questions about the material in English

Fees & funding

£195 for non-Wrexham University students and staff

For current staff/students please contact to request a discount code for a reduced fee

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.