Courses in Japan

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Japan is a location of progress, innovation and growth and can open professionals to a wide range of opportunities. It has a diverse, exotic and digital feel and is bubbling with endless possibilities in so many areas. Courses in Japan can give you access to a truly cross-cultural learning experience while utilizing innovative learning methods.

Courses in Japan are multi-faceted and are usually combined with degree programs, certificate programs or professional development series. Courses in Japan can be studied online, through distance learning, or in a traditional classroom setting. Courses in Japan have a wide range of topics, such as communication, business, healthcare, literature, technology, and many more.

Whether you are interested in gaining new skills, a change of career, or professional development, there are many courses in Japan that can help you meet your goals. Take a look through the options below and you may find the program you are searching for!

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EF Gap Year or Semester in Japan

EF Gap Year
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months Open Enrollment Japan Tokyo

Travel to Tokyo for a semester or year and learn Japanese in in Japan's buzzing capital city. Experience the soaring skyline and fast-paced culture while you practice your Japanese with locals in the trendy shops and sushi bars of the Shibuya District. [+]

Travel to Tokyo for a semester or year and learn Japanese in in Japan's buzzing capital city. Experience the soaring skyline and fast-paced culture while you practice your Japanese with locals in the trendy shops and sushi bars of the Shibuya District.

Join students from around the world on the ultimate study abroad experience. Achieve fluency, see the world, expand your international network - and launch your global future. Study for 6, 9 or 11 months and start in April, June, September or January. College credit and internship opportunities ensure you're always adding to your resume during the adventure of a lifetime.

You can globalize your future and boost your international career by preparing for the JLPT Exam with a Japanese Language Diploma from EF.... [-]


Tokyo - Language & Culture

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Japan Tokyo

Expand your understanding of Japan by immersing yourself in contemporary Japan and its culture—and what better way to learn the Japanese language? At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), you take a 6-credit language course specially designed for IES Abroad students (with the option of taking up to 12 credits of language), plus area studies courses taught in English. [+]

Overview

Tea ceremony, calligraphy, music, dance, and martial arts—Japan is a medley of culture, old and new, that you can explore during your time in Tokyo. Live and learn in this exciting city where the past mingles with the future, and the ultra-modern stands side-by-side with the traditional. Expand your understanding of Japan by immersing yourself in contemporary Japan and its culture—and what better way to learn the Japanese language? At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), you take a 6-credit language course specially designed for IES Abroad students (with the option of taking up to 12 credits of language), plus area studies courses taught in English. The English-language course offerings look at Japan from the point of view of popular culture, history, politics, and the arts. Founded in 1987, KUIS is a private university dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in International Studies, Foreign Languages, Intercultural Communication, Japanese Culture, and Linguistics. Tokyo will be your classroom. Visit Tokyo’s traditional hot spots, like the temple at Asakusa, the gardens of the Imperial Palace, and the Meiji Grand Shrine. You can also learn about Tokyo’s younger generations by visiting popular districts like Shibuya, Shinjuku, Akihabara, and Harajuku. We want you to feel at home in Tokyo, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From housing to cultural events, our job is to make sure you have the most authentic study abroad experience possible. Check out our Center newsletter to see what our... [-]


Nagoya Direct Enrollment - Nanzan University

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Japan Nagoya

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, [+]

Overview

Tradition meets modernity in the thriving Japanese city of Nagoya. Countless cultural traditions began in Nagoya and have been passed down through generations—the city is referred to as Geidokoro, a center for art and culture. Don’t miss the rituals and festivals that take place at temples and shrines throughout the Nagoya area.

Along with its cultural traditions, Nagoya is an important port city and industrial center. Major international businesses have a presence in Nagoya, including Toyota, Lexus, Mitsubishi Motors, Brother Industries, Boeing, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and enjoy hands-on instruction in Japanese arts, such as ikebana, shodo, hanga, and sumie. Students with very advanced language skills are encouraged to enroll in seminars taught in Japanese with local students.... [-]


Course in Japan Studies (non-major)

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). [+]

Course in Japan Studies

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). JAS courses are embedded within the liberal arts curriculum to ensure both that they have a strong academic base and that students are able to see Japan from a number of disciplinary perspectives. JAS is proud to host a large number of experiential workshops on Japanese culture taught by masters in Noh, Koto, Shakuhachi, Zen, Shinto, Shodo, Sado, Kado, and the martial arts: Aikido, Judo, Karate and Shugendo.

The JLP includes not only Japanese language courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels but also courses in professional Japanese writing, reading Japanese newspapers, and public speaking in Japanese. Our Language Acquisition Center (LAC) includes a Japanese Writing Desk to help Japanese and international students polish their composition skills.... [-]


CEPA & EMSA English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

Common Educational Proficiency Assessment (CEPA) and External Measure of Student Achievement, (EMSA) are a set of locally-developed standardized tests used for admissions and placement by all federal institutions of higher and further education in the United Arab Emirates: ADVETI, Zayed University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, and UAE University. [+]

CEPA & EMSA English

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Common Educational Proficiency Assessment (CEPA) and External Measure of Student Achievement, (EMSA) are a set of locally-developed standardised tests used for admissions and placement by all federal institutions of higher and further education in the United Arab Emirates: ADVETI, Zayed University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, and UAE University.

The CEPA is produced by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research as part of NAPO (National Admissions and Placement Office) and EMSA by the Abu Dhabi Education Council. There are two exams for the CEPA and EMSA. The English examinations test basic English proficiency, and the Mathematics measures basic math skills. Both the English and the Maths exams are administered in two formats: paper-based (with scanned answer sheets) and computer-based for the CEPA and computer-based only for the EMSA. English Training Lounge offers full CEPA and EMSA- English training and tuition and can also arrange for mathematics tuition if needed. It is also important to keep in mind that the EMSA also has a Science section. This is often, but not always integrated into the Mathematics section of the exam.... [-]


TOEFL Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Online Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

Our face to face and online TOEFL/TOEFL iBT preparation programmes are designed to fit easily into the learner's life and schedule. As with all English Training Lounge courses, we offer affordable, professional step-by-step English training at a time and place of the learner's choosing. [+]

TOEFL Exam Preparation English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

TOEFL, (Test Of English as a Foreign Language) is an English competency qualification required by most, if not all USA and Canadian university to prove proficiency in English language ability for those who come from countries where English is not the native language. The TOEFL assesses non-native English speakers' academic listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. Over 2400 US and Canadian colleges and universities require a TOEFL test score in order to admit overseas students to further and higher educational programmes of study. Regardless of past academic qualifications or overseas travel, the TOEFL is still required if a non-native English speaking student wishes to study for an Undergraduate degree, (BA/BEng/BSc...) a Postgraduate degree, (MA/MEng/MSc...) or a Doctorate degree, (JD/Mphil/Phd/PsyD ...) in The United States of America or Canada. (Please also keep in mind that both The USA and Canada also accept IELTS Academic, ETL strongly recommends that all of our learners check with their prospective colleges or universities in the USA or Canada before applying for either the TOEFL or IELTS exam preparation programmes with English Training Lounge.... [-]


Corporate English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. [+]

Corporate English

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. English Training Lounge’s Corporate English courses offer first class English language training for those who want to develop English skills for employment and practical business and industrial situations. ETL learners also gain the ability to give effective presentations, give instructions and develop the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC), an internationally recognized ESP qualification which tests the skills for using English in the office, workplace or shop-floor. This direction of study has proved popular within Singapore and Japan's financial sectors. Other than cities such as Tokyo and Yokohama, the Kansai region of Japan consisting of Fukui, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara and Wakayama has seen a large upturn in academic and business English language needs. ETL is offering a business English and English for Academic purposes, (EAP) course that primarily addresses English academic writing and phonemic awareness. Topics include: 1. Negotiating 2. Networking 3. Managing meetings 4. Interviewing 5. Placing orders 6. Customer services 7. General communication... [-]


International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition.

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International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition

International Baccalaureate Middle Years, (MY) Program support and tuition

'The MY Program is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.' (Taken from the IBO website). The MY, Middle Years program is a five-year program of secondary education for 11 to 16-year-olds. Students who complete the MY program are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Program (DP), Career-related Program (CP) or even the UK Curriculum A, Level course. The MY Program curriculum The MY Program curriculum framework consists of eight subject groups, providing a broad yet balanced educational curriculum for secondary/high school students between the ages of 11 to 16 years old. The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the program. In the final two years of the program, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals. The 8 subject groups:... [-]


IELTS Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

The ETL IELTS Exam Preparation course focuses on what the actual IELTS exams entail and which areas to target when preparing for the exams. As with all IELTS exam preparation courses, we at English Training Lounge believe, 'Repartition is the mother of skill!' Practice, practice, and more practice is the only real way to score high band grades in both the Academic and the General IELTS exams.

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IELTS Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge delivers IELTS Academic & General Exam preparation training for education, for immigration

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

IELTS, or 'International English Language Testing System', is an international standardized English language proficiency test for non-native speakers wishing to emigrate, work or study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, The United Kingdom & Ireland or The USA. Added to this, many colleges, training institutions and universities in countries such as The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan and India all require a set IELTS band score to study at their respective establishments.... [-]


Course in English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centred approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. [+]

English for Specific Purposes, (ESP) ... who needs it?

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. Learners are also exposed to English workplace cultural terminologies and real world English skills practice.

ESP programmes are different from general English language courses as they tend to focus on specific areas and needs:

Designed to meet the specific needs of the learners Related in content (themes and topics) to particular disciplines or occupations Use authentic work-specific documents and materials Promote cultural awareness and seeks to improve intercultural competency Deliver intermediate and advanced level language training ... [-]

English as a Second Language, (ESL)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want.

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English as a Second Language, (ESL) English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want. This could be towards, IELTS, TOEFL, ESP or any other English pathway. The ESL programme focuses on developing the learner's English skills, such as: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The programme centers around listening comprehension, speaking practice, reading, and intensive general vocabulary development.... [-]


Private Lessons for Pros

Tokyo Sushi Academy
Campus Full time 6 - 6 days April 2018 Japan Tokyo

At your request, we also offer private lessons for beginners to professional chefs. Hours of Private Lesson range from 3 hours a day to 2 weeks. [+]

PRIVATE LESSON FOR PROS

At your request, we also offer private lessons for beginners to professional chefs. Hours of Private Lesson range from 3 hours a day to 2 weeks.

CASE 1. BASICS OF EDOMAE STYLE SUSHI

Hours One day, a slot of 3 hours between 9am and 6pm Content - How to clean middle-sized fish (Ex. one kind from Young Yellowtail, Salmon, Horse Mackerel) - How to cut out fish - Practice of Nigiri Sushi - Tasting Fee - Starting from 40,000JPY (3hours/day) - *Instruction Fee, Ingredient Costs are included - *If we cannot book an English-speaking instructor, translation fee may be charged separately. - *8% Consumption tax will be added - *Ingredients used in the course may vary depending on the conditions of purchase.... [-]


Japan Lutheran Theological Seminary

Japan Lutheran College
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Tokyo

Although the economy and science and technology have developed wonderfully, it is a world that can not be realized that each and every human being became happy. Rather, the sum of people weakened, the number of people who suffered from the heart has increased, and the purpose of life is difficult to see. Love is cold, hope is getting uncertain. Even religion is an era that can be seen with stinging eyes. [+]

Japan Lutheran Theological SeminaryEvangelists who convey the gospel of human liberation, pastor who brings healing of the soul

Although the economy and science and technology have developed wonderfully, it is a world that can not be realized that each and every human being became happy. Rather, the sum of people weakened, the number of people who suffered from the heart has increased, and the purpose of life is difficult to see. Love is cold, hope is getting uncertain. Even religion is an era that can be seen with stinging eyes. That is why I want to look deeply at human beings, in front of the absolute god, in the light, to listen to God's word to regain true humanity. Prayers and storytellers are necessary so that love and compassion, righteousness and peace will be added to this world, so that we can release ourselves from the crime of eroding human beings and restore the joyful freshness to the soul. The seminary will train pastors for that purpose.... [-]


International Student Course

Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College
Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Japan Beppu

International students in this course will primarily focus on Japanese language studies while also obtaining specialized knowledge regarding nutrition. Students will aim to use the language and other skills that they have obtained by transferring as a 2nd or 3rd year student to a 4-year university after graduation. [+]

International students in this course will primarily focus on Japanese language studies while also obtaining specialized knowledge regarding nutrition. Students will aim to use the language and other skills that they have obtained by transferring as a 2nd or 3rd year student to a 4-year university after graduation.

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Japanese Language Course (International Students)

Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College
Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Japan Beppu

With the aim of becoming “truly international human resources,” students will study Japanese intensively so that they are able to transfer as 2nd or 3rd-year students at other universities after graduation from Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College or even go on to graduate school. Students will reach a Japanese proficiency that will allow them to adapt to Japan’s academic and living environments. Students will aim to pass the N1 Level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test in their second year. [+]

With the aim of becoming “truly international human resources,” students will study Japanese intensively so that they are able to transfer as 2nd or 3rd-year students at other universities after graduation from Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College or even go on to graduate school. Students will reach a Japanese proficiency that will allow them to adapt to Japan’s academic and living environments. Students will aim to pass the N1 Level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test in their second year.

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