East Asian Studies and Japanese at University of Leeds - UCAS

Course summary

Cultural powerhouse and economic giant, Japan is home to a varied, changing society. In this degree, you’ll develop language skills in Japanese and gain insight into Japan and the East Asian region. You’ll explore the culture, history, politics and economics of the region and its global interactions. You’ll combine this with intensive language study to become proficient in Japanese. We teach Japanese from beginner level, but if you already have some knowledge of the language we can accommodate you. Throughout your degree, core modules will build your skills in Japanese and you’ll study the East Asian region from different perspectives. Topics include East Asian politics, economy, religions, culture and identity and the history of modern China and Japan. You’ll study at one of our partner universities for a year to refine your skills while experiencing life in Japan. With the international expertise and language skills you’ll develop, you’ll be prepared for a global career.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE requirements: 4/C in a foreign language European Baccalaureate: 75% - 80%

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)77.0 overall, with no lower than 6.5 in any component

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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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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East Asian Studies and Japanese at University of Leeds - UCAS