SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

Students on this programme choose courses that cover all of Japan's historical periods, from the earliest to the present and ranging over the social and political sciences as well as humanities.

Course Modules

Culture and society of Japan; Shogunal iconography in the Edo period; popular practice in the Edo period arts; economic dynamics of the Asia'Pacific region; Japanese modernity i; Japanese modernity ii; basic Japanese 1 (PG); basic Japanese 2 (PG); intermediate Japanese 1 (PG); intermediate Japanese 2 (PG); advanced Japanese: contemporary topics (PG); advanced Japanese: readings in modern Japanese history; advanced practical Japanese (Master's); practical translation: Japanese into English.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)