Japanese Studies (with Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Japanese Studies (with Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

This multidisciplinary degree will develop advanced knowledge and the understanding of Japanese language and culture.

You will study a core language module in each of your three years. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of Japanese, but a pathway is available if you already have an A level or equivalent qualification in Japanese.

You will also have the chance to choose from a selection of other modules relevant to the study of Japan from other departments. This includes Anthropology, Education, Government and International Affairs, Economics, and Theolog...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

30/09/2024

Location

Durham City

Application Details

Course Code

T202

Institution Code

D86

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,B

Students taking the History route of Japanese Studies must have an A in A2 History or equivalent qualification. Specific subjects excluded for entry: General Studies and Critical Thinking. Information: Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to take and pass this as a condition of entry. This refers only to English A Levels.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B,B

Departments will normally make offers based on Advanced Highers. In the absence of 3 Advanced Highers, where these are not offered by the applicant’s school, offers comprising of Advanced Highers and Highers or a number of Highers may be made on a case by case basis.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

We require 60 credits with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 (or equivalent). Applicants may be required to meet additional subject-specific requirements for particular courses at Durham. History is required for students taking the History route of Japanese Studies.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36

General information on subjects/grades required for entry: Seventeen points (6, 6, 5) in Higher Level subjects. History is required for students taking the History route of Japanese Studies.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

History is required for students taking the History route of Japanese Studies.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H2,H3

History is required for students taking the History route of Japanese Studies.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DDD

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A,B

History is required for students taking the History route of Japanese Studies.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,M2

History is required for students taking the History route of Japanese Studies.

Extended Project

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

T Level

At Durham we welcome applications from students of outstanding achievement and potential from all educational backgrounds.  We will consider applicants studying T level qualifications for entry to many of our courses.   Where a course requires subject specific knowledge and this is not covered within the T level being studied, you may need to supplement your T level studies with a suitable qualification to meet this requirement, for example at A level.  Where this is needed this will be clearly stated in our entry requirements.   Detailed entry requirements can be found on individual course entries on our courses database.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £25,900

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