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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.

Good to Know

Universities Offering Degrees within

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.
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
Carleton College
USA
Carleton College is located in the historic town of Northfield, Minnesota, known for its safety
Small Institution <5000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Durham University
UK
Given the collegiate nature of the university, we are both in the city centre and outside of it.
Large Institution 15,000-30,000 A high volume of applications means a number of programmes can be more selective than others
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
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 Leeds
UK
Campus university in the heart of a city
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We offer a wide variety of single honours and interdisciplinary programmes
University of Manchester
UK
Island Campus in a City
Very Large Institution >30,000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Single subject focus with some predefined combination/Joint Honours courses that combine complementary areas of study e.g. Engineering with Management
Oxford Brookes University
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Our entry requirements vary from course to course. They range from 104-136 UCAS tariff points.
Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry.
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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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