• BA in Japanese Language

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B.A. in Japanese or Bachelor of Arts in Japanese is an undergraduate Language program. The course helps to make the students aware of a foreign culture and its people to promote international understanding and harmony by acquiring the necessary communication skill in the Japanese Language.


Bachelor’s programs in Japanese typically covers language proficiency, cultural studies, literature, and may include opportunities for immersive experiences. The curriculum often progresses from basic language courses to advanced studies in literature and culture. Core emphasis on developing proficiency in the Japanese language, covering reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Advanced language courses may include business Japanese, academic writing, and specialized vocabulary.


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First Year


Semester 1

Introduction to Japanese Culture
Japanese History Overview
Introduction to Linguistics

Semester 2

Japanese Society and Traditions
Japanese Literature Survey
Comparative Literature Contemporary
Japanese Society


Second Year


Semester 3

Japanese Art and Aesthetics East Asian History
Japanese Pop Culture

Semester 4

Japanese Film Studies Intercultural Communication


Third Year


Semester 5

Business Japanese Translation and
Interpretation Comparative Cultural Studies
Japanese Politics and International Relations


Semester 6

Research Methods in Japanese Studies
Japanese Language Pedagogy


  • Candidates must have qualified 10+2 or equivalent from any stream from recognized board.
  • Candidates having an aggregate of 50% or more at the qualifying exam level are eligible for the BA in Japanese Language program


A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Japanese Language typically covers a range of subjects to provide a comprehensive understanding of the language, culture, history, and literature of Japan. Here are some common course highlights you might find in such a program:


  • Japanese Language Proficiency

Courses are structured to enhance proficiency in speaking, reading, writing,  and listening in Japanese. Levels may vary from beginner to advance.


  • Japanese Culture and Society

 Studies delve into various aspects of Japanese culture, including history,art,religion, literature, pop culture (such as anime and manga), traditions,and societal norms.


  • Japanese Literature

Analysis and exploration of classic and contemporary Japanese literature,    including novels, poetry, and other literary forms.


  • Linguistics

 Understanding the structure, grammar, and phonetics of the Japanese language  through linguistic studies.


  • Business Japanese

 Specific language courses geared towards business communication in Japanese,focusing on vocabulary, etiquette,and professional practices.


  • Japanese History

Courses covering different periods of Japanese history, including social,political, and cultural developments.


  • Research and Thesis

 Towards the end of the program, students may be required to conduct independent research and write a thesis on a topic related to Japanese language, culture, or literature.


Scope of

A Bachelor of Arts in Japanese language typically covers various aspects of the Japanese language, culture, and literature. Here’s an overview of what such a program might include:

  • Rigorous training in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Japanese. This often includes various levels of proficiency, from beginner to advanced, enabling students to become fluent in the language.
  • Understanding Japanese culture, history, traditions, and social norms. This may
    involve courses on literature, art, religion, philosophy, and popular culture.
  • Japanese language experts are needed by Indian government agencies such as the External Affairs Ministry, Indian embassies abroad, the Ministry of Tourism, and other Ministries such as Education, Commerce, Science & Technology, Agriculture, and Textile.
  • Professions in the hospitality sector can range from tour guides to hotel managers. Interacting in the Japanese language with customers can establish better relations and aid in expanding your business.
  • Learning foreign language can give you job prospects at embassy in India and abroad.
  • Providing skills that are highly valued in today’s global job market, such as cross-cultural communication, adaptability, and language


As industry linked course, there is a mandatory provision of 3 months Internship with Industry / Corporate. Our Academic Industry Alliance Program offers 100% Internship Assistance to all our students. University Assistance is based on academic performance of the student during the course and as per Industry needs.


The scope of Japanese language is on the rising. One can look forward to jobs in Multi-national Companies. Many companies are employing Japanese language experts for outsourcing and offshore work.


BA in Japanese students can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in the below Sectors.


  • Japanese language Teacher/Trainer.
  • Translator & Interpreter.
  • Tourism Industry.
  • Hospitality Industry.
  • Research Analyst.
  • Media Industry.


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