About the course
The Japanese Studies course from The University of Manchester has quickly grown a large undergraduate programme with a small but expanding graduate cluster attached.We offer supervision of postgraduate research projects connected to the broader issues of gender, education, religion, society and history.In particular, we offer specialist supervision on mass culture, subcultural formations and cultural production, contemporary and modern religious organisations and movements, modern medical and educational and cultural history, and gender and women in culture, medicine, reproduction, and society.
Anthropological, sociological, textual and gender and cultural studies approaches are supported. There is a focus on cross-disciplinary research and co-supervision linking research in Japanese Studies with other disciplines.
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Manchester is home to one of the UK's five National Research Libraries - one of the best-resourced academic libraries in the UK and widely recognised as one of the world's greatest research libraries.
Coursework and assessment
- Your research will normally be supervised by two members of staff at the University. Your supervisors will most likely be members of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, but if your research requires it, we may arrange for supervision by someone outside the School.
- Supervisory arrangements at Manchester are governed by a Code of Practice which is available on the University's website.
- Regular meetings will be held with the supervisors, and details of each of the meetings will be recorded.
- Research panels (consisting of at least three academic staff, including the supervisors) are held once per semester to monitor progress.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology Linguistics View 149 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United Kingdom
- We require successful completion of a master's course with an overall classification of Merit or higher, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training.
- A research proposal must be included with the formal application materials.
- Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
International20500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Manchester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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