Course JP1049

Modern Japan: Culture and Society

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 35, 2022

In this course, students will examine various aspects of the Japanese society, in the broadest sense of the word, from both insiders’ and outsiders’ points of view. Giving a broad overview of the Japanese social life, the covered topics include nature, geography, history, economy, society, government and diplomacy, business, education, traditional and modern arts, and language.
Teaching and examination is carried out entirely on distance. The teaching consists of lectures, teacher-guided seminars and individual tasks. The course management system Learn is used for course information, submissions and different online activities.
For the teacher-guided classes, web-meeting software is used. For joining these classes it is necessary to have a headset, a webcam and a broadband connection.
Starts and ends:
week 35, 2022 - week 2, 2023
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entry requirements and English 6. No knowledge of Swedish is required
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
9 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:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Literature List

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Course Coordinator
Mariya Aida Niendorf