Japanese Studies (BA) 36 months Undergraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Modern LanguagesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Modern Languages

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

Learning a language opens a door to another culture. Birkbeck’s BA Japanese Studies programme allows students to gain a near-fluent command of the Japanese language and combine it with study of Japanese culture. Students will be able to choose from modules on Japanese history, society and contemporary culture including cinema, popular culture, manga and anime. Entry requirements are flexible and students can join the degree at various levels of competence in Japanese, from complete beginner to advanced learner. Before proceeding to the main degree, students will spend their Foundation Year preparing themselves for a degree in the arts by improving their study and research skills and gaining arts-related knowledge and understanding. Graduates can pursue careers in Japanese organisations or businesses, education, translation, research or journalism. This degree may also be useful in becoming a translator, secondary school teacher, social researcher or journalist.

Program overview

Main Subject

Modern Languages

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

Learning a language opens a door to another culture. Birkbeck’s BA Japanese Studies programme allows students to gain a near-fluent command of the Japanese language and combine it with study of Japanese culture. Students will be able to choose from modules on Japanese history, society and contemporary culture including cinema, popular culture, manga and anime. Entry requirements are flexible and students can join the degree at various levels of competence in Japanese, from complete beginner to advanced learner. Before proceeding to the main degree, students will spend their Foundation Year preparing themselves for a degree in the arts by improving their study and research skills and gaining arts-related knowledge and understanding. Graduates can pursue careers in Japanese organisations or businesses, education, translation, research or journalism. This degree may also be useful in becoming a translator, secondary school teacher, social researcher or journalist.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
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104+
1200+
83+
Jan-2000

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