MA/Certificate/Diploma Contemporary Japan
School of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences
Our courses focus on language, political economy, society and business in China, Japan and Korea. With its growing economic power and influence, studying East Asia at masters level will help prepare you for an international career.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
This is a highly flexible course that offers a large range of modules in the social sciences that may be combined with Japanese language tuition at a range of levels.
The course will cover topics including international relations in Japan, Japanese media, public relations, and business and work culture in Japan. At the end of the course you will have a deep understanding of life in modern Japan.
Examples of optional modules
Choose from a range of modules which may include:
Teaching and assessment
There are lectures and small-group seminars. You're assessed on your essays, exams, presentations and an extended project.
1 year full-time
For all our degrees you will need a good first degree in any subject. This will normally mean a 2.1 from a university in the UK, or equivalent from an institution overseas.
Native speakers of Chinese, Japanese or Korean are welcome to apply to any of our courses but won’t be able to take optional language modules in their native language.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in Speaking, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.