Learn Japanese

Australia no minasan, konnichi wa!

Learn Japanese for everyday situations. We offer Japanese classes that are interactive, communicative and affordable. Step into one of IML’s online or on-campus classes, where you will learn from a qualified Japanese tutor and meet like-minded language students. IML Japanese language lessons are delivered live via the Zoom video conferencing software or on the UQ St Lucia campus. There are no entry requirements - simply enrol online to begin your language journey!

At IML, the choice of level is based on self-assessment. You can find out which IML language course best meets your learning goals by reading course descriptions or checking our Level Guide.

Exciting Opportunity for QLD State High School students to apply for a scholarship with the QLD DEi.

Link to apply for a sponsored place in online courses: https://survey.qed.qld.gov.au/n/bqjh4N1

Link to apply for a sponsored place in face-to-face courses: https://survey.qed.qld.gov.au/n/epghloz 

  • Are you a high school student looking for a summer activity that’s fun and develops your second language skills?
  • Come and join us for a full linguistic immersion experience at UQ IML!
  • There’s no better way to practice your language skills than to participate in one of our 2024 immersive summer language programs.
  • UQ IML offers high school students a chance to further their language skills in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese or Spanish with the goal to improve their proficiency and fluency in a chosen language.

IML Japanese courses for Beginners

If you are new to Japanese study, you can choose from one of the following options, depending on your availability and learning objectives. Survival and Short Courses focus on speaking and listening skills. The Scripts course aims to have students able to recognise and read the two basic Japanese alphabets - hiragana and katakana. Level 1A+B offers more in-depth study of Japanese, including speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, and will prepare you for a Level 2A+B course.

Prospective students

Get in touch

If you have any questions about UQ-IML language courses, please contact our friendly Student Services Team.

Email: iml@uq.edu.au

Telephone: (07) 3346 8200


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