University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

Asia Pacific Studies

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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.

Course details

Modules

Information on modules can be found on the University website.

Assessment method

Information on assessment methods can be found on the University website.


How to apply

Application codes

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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.

International applicants

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Further information on accepted qualifications can be found at http://courses.leeds.ac.uk European Baccalaureate: 75%

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)77 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.

See alternative English Language qualifications we accept

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/projectleeds/info/123100/admissions/143/entry_requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

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Asia Pacific Studies at University of Leeds - UCAS