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Japanese Studies and History BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The School of East Asian Studies at Sheffield is well known for its excellent language training. We teach Japanese from scratch, so you don’t need previous experience. And you will be taught by native speakers in small groups. This intensive teaching is balanced with modules on Japan’s rich culture, its political influence, and its economy. You will spend your third year at one of our many partner universities in Japan.The Department of History, where you will spend roughly half your time, is one of the UK’s best, ranked 3rd in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The history modules are designed to complement your Japanese studies and you’ll get chance to work on projects like the New Histories blog that bring history to life.The course is a bold first step towards a career in South East Asia. All over Europe there are great opportunities for graduates who understand the region, its languages and cultures. Our graduates work in government and diplomacy, media, the arts, and international business.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 15 2

    13th out of 90 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    149 74%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    5th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    4th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    149 77%

    20th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    11th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    55th

    7

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