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Encompassing Northeast Asia (e.g. China and Japan), Southeast Asia (e.g. Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam), Pacific America (e.g. United States) and Oceania (e.g. Australia), the Asia-Pacific region contains huge cultural, political and economic diversity. This Asia Pacific Studies degree allows you to study the Asia-Pacific nations from historical, economic, political, social and cultural perspectives. Core modules will lay the foundations of your study, exploring the history, politics and economics of the region. From there, you’ll choose from a wide range of optional modules to suit your interests. You can study East Asian religions, modern Thai history, Chinese society or Japanese cinema or even look at key challenges in the region today, such as economic development. You can learn Chinese, Japanese or Thai from beginner level and this degree includes an optional year abroad. The University Library has impressive collections of resources in English about the Asia Pacific region, its history and culture, backed up by a range of digital materials.
Information on modules can be found on the University website.
Information on assessment methods can be found on the University website.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
Further information on accepted qualifications can be found at http://courses.leeds.ac.uk European Baccalaureate: 75%
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||7 overall, with no lower than 6.5 in any component|
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme can apply for to study our pre-sessional English course with a progression route to the degree programme.
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Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course