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Asia Pacific Studies BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Encompassing Northeast Asia (e.g. China and Japan), Southeast Asia (e.g. Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam), Pacific America (e.g. United States) and Oceania (e.g. Australia), the Asia-Pacific region contains huge cultural, political and economic diversity. This Asia Pacific Studies degree allows you to study the Asia-Pacific nations from historical, economic, political, social and cultural perspectives.Core modules will lay the foundations of your study, exploring the history, politics and economics of the region. From there, you’ll choose from a wide range of optional modules to suit your interests.You can study East Asian religions, modern Thai history, Chinese society or Japanese cinema or even look at key challenges in the region today, such as economic development.You can learn Chinese, Japanese or Thai from beginner level and this degree includes an optional year abroad.The University Library has impressive collections of resources in English about the Asia Pacific region, its history and culture, backed up by a range of digital materials.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,250per year

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 15 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    148 70%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    10th

    1

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