SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

Our 4'year programme provides students with a strong grounding in international management, specialist knowledge of business and management in Japan and Korea and competence in Japanese or Korean language. Students take courses in accounting, finance, managerial economics, marketing, corporate governance, research methods and international business strategy.

Course Modules

Year1: Management in Japan and Korea (domestic and international developments); introduction to accounting; understanding company accounts and reports; basic Japanese 1; quantitative and analytical techniques for managers; principles and management of marketing; issues in Post'War Japanese society 1. Year 2: Corporate finance and financial accounting; managerial accounting; international business strategy; managerial economics; basic Japanese 2; qualitative and case study research; international marketing 1 (the environment); issues in Post'War Japanese society 2. Year 3: Year in Japan at one of the partner institutions. Year 4: Intermediate Japanese 3; independent study project in international management (Japan and Korea); financial strategy; finance in Japan and Korea; international human resource management; corporate governance; international marketing 2 (global markets).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • Course specific

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95% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 88%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 95%

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 63%

Total Coursework: 34%

Total Practical: 3%

£5,450 - £5,450
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,090 - £5,890
Typical cost of private accommodation