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STP | Summer in Tokyo - Intensive Japanese Language (Rikkyo University)
Tokyo, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

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Study level: Undergraduate
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Language of instruction:
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Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
About your Experience
Rikkyo Summer 2018NOTE: students for this program should apply directly to Rikkyo in the first instance
Program
details
  • Host institution: Rikkyo University
  • Program dates: 03 – 23 July 2018
Rikkyo University presents the Short-Term Intensive Japanese Program on Niiza Campus. This Program starts on July 3 and ends on July 23, 2018. Participants need to arrive and check in at the accommodation on July 2, and check out on July 24, 2018. The entire program comprises 45 hours of class room instruction on Japanese language plus 25 hours of lecture on Japanese society and culture including fields trips.

Upon completing the full 3-week program, participants will be given a certificate of completion and an official transcript.

Please see the website here for more information

Eligibility
  • All undergraduate students
Academic / course details at Rikkyo
  • The program comprises 45 hours of classroom instruction on Japanese language and 25 hours of lectures on Japanese culture and society, and students will earn 4 credits (2 for Japanese language and 2 for Japanese culture and society). See more info here
Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Coordinator. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
  • 4 Rikkyo credits are usually considered 12 RMIT credit points
NOTE: if approved to receive academic credit you will enrol into study abroad EXTL placeholder courses for which you will pay not tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost
The cost for this program is approximately: $AU3500
This includes:
  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Field trips
Note that this is not an exchange opportunity and fees must be paid directly to the partner (fees cannot be deferred onto HECS-HELP loans)

Additional costs to consider (but not limited to):
  • RMIT tuition fee
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditure
 
** RMIT student travel insurance:
Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please see here.
 
Accommodation
Rikkyo offer accommodation at the Tachikawa Memorial International Hall located on the Niiza campus for the duration of the program. Classes are held on the Niiza campus, only a five-minute walk away from the accommodation. The Niiza campus is conveniently located near supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, and other facilities.

Application and registration process
STEP 1: Apply direct to Rikkyo via their online form by 27 April 2018 (note that this is an extended deadline)
STEP 2: Rikkyo will advise you of the outcome of your application
STEP 3: Register via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above by 15 May 2018
Your application must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT school-approved study plan (if you are seeking credit for the program). See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.
  2. Your Rikkyo acceptance letter
Funding
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

RMIT contact
Philippa Scott
Global Mobility Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Email: philippa.scott@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980



 

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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.