Japanese

Would you like to develop your written and spoken Japanese language skills so you could live or work in another country? Are you interested in learning about Japan’s history, literature and culture? If so a modern languages course in Japan and/ or another European language may be for you. Courses often include time abroad studying at a university, or teaching.

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Universities Offering Degrees within

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Japanese

Campus
Institution Name
Country
Campus Style
Institution Size
Selectivity
Education Model
University of Birmingham
UK, UAE
Our campus is just outside of the city centre of Birmingham, 7 minutes from our train station.
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We are a Russell Group university which hosts outstanding teaching and learning on campus.
Bishop's University
Canada
Suburban/rural campus (town of approximately 7,000 people)
Small Institution <5000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Model
Boston University
USA
Residential campus in a city
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Subject focused, with a foundation in Liberal Arts. Students apply directly into their program of interest. They focus on their subject/major-specific courses beginning in their first semester, while also exploring other areas through Liberal Arts. Many students pursue more than one subject.
Bryn Mawr College
USA
Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Cardiff University
UK
City Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We have 350 different courses in a wide range of subjects
University of Edinburgh
Scotland - UK
A mix of City and Island Campus in a City – with several subject-based campuses that are spread out across the city centre and surrounding areas.
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Single and joint honours degrees, often with the opportunity to study additional outside modules.
University of Florida
USA
Our campus is a community of scholars and open to everyone.
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
Georgia Tech’s main campus spans 400 wooded acres in the heart of Atlanta.
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Technologically based education combined with experiential learning.
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Common Degree/ Major Names

BA
Translation, Media and Modern Language
BA
Japanese for International Business
BA
Japanese Studies
BA
Applied Languages
BA
Modern Languages and Translation
BA
Modern Languages
BA
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
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Useful Skills

Note Taking
Analytical
Organisation
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
Written Communication
Attention to Detail
Listening
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