Find out about your options to study Japanese at the University of Sheffield.

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Teaching in Japanese is provided by the School of East Asian Studies (SEAS), and there are a variety of options available to include Japanese at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate degree combinations that include Japanese are:

  • Japanese Studies BA
  • Japanese Studies and History BA
  • Business Management and Japanese Studies BA
  • Linguistics and Japanese Studies BA

Free credits

If you have some experience of modern language learning, you can take Japanese language modules either as part of your degree (unrestricted modules) or alongside your degree (not-for-credit modules).

Postgraduate study

The School of East Asian Studies offers a number of masters courses which can include Japanese as a language. You can also choose to study not-for-credit modules in Japanese as an extra-curricular activity in addition to your studies.

Postgraduate research students can study Japanese modules on a not-for-credit basis alongside their research. These may be included in your Doctoral Development Programme (DDP) portfolio if relevant to your doctoral research and/or career development.

Members of the public and University of Sheffield Staff

SEAS language modules are also available to members of the general public and University of Sheffield staff on a self-funded basis through the Languages for All scheme. Please note all SEAS language modules take place Monday-Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm.

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