University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

Asia Pacific Studies and Japanese

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Innovator, economic giant and cultural powerhouse, Japan is a fascinating country and an important player in the international community. This degree will allow you to develop language skills in Japanese and gain insight into Japan and the wider Asia Pacific region. You’ll explore the culture, history, politics and economics of the region and its interactions across the world. You’ll combine this with intensive language study to become proficient in Japanese. You’ll study at one of our partner universities for a year to refine your language skills and experience life in Japan. Core modules will build your Japanese reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and you’ll explore the wider Asia Pacific region from different perspectives. Among others, topics include East Asian religions, the history of modern China and culture and identity. With the international outlook, expertise and language skills you’ll develop, you’ll be prepared for a global career.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

GCSE requirements: 4/C in a foreign language European Baccalaureate: 77% - 80%

English language requirements

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

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