Course GJP23Y

Japanese: Bachelor‘s Degree Thesis

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 35, 2022

The general aim of the course is that the students will be able to plan and carry out an independent scientific investigation, and for this purpose use material in Japanese without difficulty.

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

  • explain and argue about detailed and up-to-date knowledge within academic fields related to Japanese literature, linguistics or translation studies
  • formulate relevant problems and an independent research plan for an academic investigation that is possible to carry out within a defined time limit
  • search for and evaluate the usefulness of material relevant for the investigation, and use it in an independent and creative way
  • take into account relevant issues of research ethics when carrying out the investigation
  • argue about the strengths and weaknesses of different theoretical perspectives and give reasons for their use in an academic investigation
  • present a finished research project in writing, in English or Japanese, using logically convincing language and detailed arguments
  • give due consideration to the structure of an academic paper, its references, footnotes and quotations
  • evaluate their own research process and apply the conclusions of this evaluation
  • give constructive criticism of the work of another and handle the criticism of others in an objective way.
Starts and ends:
week 35, 2022 - week 2, 2023
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
English, can be given in Japanese
Entry Qualifications:
  • 150 credits at First cycle, of which a minimum of 75 credits in Japanese, including the course Japanese: Academic Writing and Research Methodology, 15 credits
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
4 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
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