University of Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Japanese Studies

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Course summary

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Our BA Japanese Studies course will give you a firm grounding in the Japanese language while you study Japan in its historical, cultural social and global contexts. You will benefit from research-led teaching in areas such as Japanese visual culture, popular and youth culture, religion, intellectual and social history, society and education. You will develop various linguistic skills, including speaking and writing accurately, and understanding and analysing audio, video and written materials in different registers. You will also learn how to speak to a group with confidence and translate with appropriate sensitivity. Year 1 will see you study core course units, but you will be able to choose specific unit to focus on particular areas of interest in the study of Japan and East Asia from Year 2. In addition, Flexible Honours may allow you to study an additional arts, languages or cultures subject.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
T200
Institution code:
M20
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University recognises a number of foundation programmes as suitable for entry to this undergraduate programme: Applicants completing the INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester international foundation programme are required to achieve ABB in academic subjects and grade B in the EAP with writing and speaking grade B and listening and reading grade C. Applicants completing the NCUK International Foundation year are required to achieve ABB in academic subjects and grade B in the EAP with writing and speaking grade B and listening and reading grade C. Please read this in conjunction with our A-level requirements, noting any pre-requisite subjects.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

You will be invited to an interview prior to an offer being made for this course. Your interview will form part of a visit day, during which you can sample aspects of your chosen course, meet with academics staff, hear from current students and find out about the latest Residence Abroad options. Your interview will offer you the opportunity to explain your interests and qualifications, and how your chosen course fits with your motivations and study experience.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7An overall grade of 7.0 (with a minimum writing score of 7).

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency. The minimum English Language requirement for this course is: GCSE/iGCSE English Language gradeC/4. An acceptable equivalent qualification. Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to offer one of our acceptable equivalent English Language qualifications or achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above. Please contact the academic School for clarification. The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English Language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the 'B2 level'. Additionally, our individual Schools may ask for specific English Language proficiency levels that are necessary for their academic programmes. In most cases these requirements are likely to be higher than the B2 level.

Acceptable English Language Qualifications

http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/international/admissions/language-requirements/


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For entry in 2020 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2021 entry.
Japanese Studies at University of Manchester - UCAS