Faculty of Arts and Humanities

MA INTERDISCIPLINARY JAPANESE STUDIES

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MA INTERDISCIPLINARY JAPANESE STUDIES

Start Year
2020
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts

Assessment for Year 1

Your achievement on the MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies will be assessed by coursework rather than exams. This will include essays, research proposals, and your final dissertation. In all your modules you’ll get frequent formative feedback from your tutors – helping you to develop your knowledge and skills before producing summative work.

Assessment for Year 1

Your achievement on the MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies will be assessed by coursework rather than exams. This will include essays, research proposals, and your final dissertation. In all your modules you’ll get frequent formative feedback from your tutors – helping you to develop your knowledge and skills before producing summative work.


Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent

Degree subject

Arts or Humanities

Additional entry requirements

If you have alternative qualifications that have not been mentioned above then please contact the university directly for further information.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in all components)

  • PTE (Pearson): 58 (minimum 42 in all components)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

Course Reference Number: 664190

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the academic year 2020/21 are:

  • UK/EU Students: £7,850

  • International Students: £16,400

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for UK/EU students).

Living Expenses

We estimate living expenses at £1,015 per month.

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities has a number of Scholarships and Awards on offer. For further information relevant to Language and Communication Studies, please click here.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 664190

How to apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.

Course Reference Number: 664190
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Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Are you curious about Japan? Would you like to know more about its place in the world and its cultural identity? Whether you are already familiar with some aspects of Japanese culture or not, the MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies will give you a solid grounding in the study of the country’s art, literature, history, and politics. Looking at a variety of topics through the lens of Japan will also open for you new ways of engaging with our globalised world. You’ll learn about a variety of research methods from several humanities disciplines and benefit from UEA’s expertise on Japan, equipping you with the tools to actively participate in shaping the vibrant field of Japanese Studies in the future. Please note: knowledge of the Japanese language is not a requirement for this course.
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