York St John University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Japanese, TESOL and Linguistics

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Course summary

Prepare for a life teaching English around the world. Explore Japanese culture by learning the language and studying abroad. You will gain the skills and knowledge to teach English in Japan and across the globe. It's a 4 year degree with a year studying abroad in Japan. You will learn communicative Japanese skills and gain a deep understanding of Japanese culture. Together we will explore theories and methods for teaching English in a multilingual world and give you the opportunity to study for the teaching English as a second language qualification, CELTA. Study Japanese whether you are a beginner or have some previous experience with the language. We will place you at the appropriate level of language learning when you arrive. By the end of the course you will be able to have conversations and discussions in Japanese. You will learn to give presentations and write in Japanese, allowing you to use the language for academic, social and professional purposes. You will usually reach the upper B2/C1 level on the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR). You can also choose to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test at level 6 for not extra cost. Please note that this course is not suitable for applicants who already have B1 level or above of the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) in Japanese. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with a year studying abroad in Japan. While abroad, you will take Japanese language classes at your host university. You will also take classes taught in either English or Japanese that are relevant to your degree. Explore theories and methods for teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Our approach to teaching TESOL focuses on learning how to teach English around the world. We offer you the opportunity to study for the certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (CELTA), an additional teaching qualification, for free. It is recognised around the world and gives you practical teaching experience. You will need to apply and attend an interview before you are accepted onto the CELTA course. The Linguistics part of the course gives you a working knowledge of how language works, how we use it and how it is structured. You will explore how we articulate speech and how English differs around the world. You will also examine how the mind processes language.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
T2X3
Institution code:
Y75
Campus name:
York St John University
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

For Second Year entry, applicants must have completed the first year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 120 credits. For Third Year entry, applicants must have completed the first and second year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 240 credits. Applicants will need to submit a transcript of their completed study, and offers will be subject to a mapping exercise of modules to ensure an appropriate alignment of course content. Please be aware that transfer applications are subject to availablity of space on the selected academic year of your chosen course. For more information on the transfer process, please see https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/transferring-to-york-st-john-university/. If transferring to the final year of a course containing a placement or study abroad year, you must have also completed a placement or study abroad year prior to starting the course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You can enter this programme as a beginner in Japanese. You can also enter if you have studied Japanese before and/or if you have any qualifications in Japanese. This programme is not suitable for applicants who already have B1 level or above of the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) in Japanese.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/T2X3


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £13000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Japanese, TESOL and Linguistics at York St John University - UCAS