SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Japanese Studies

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.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent)

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.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,725 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months
MA Part-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700