24 months
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23400 GBP/year
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About

The Intensive Language (Japanese) programme at the SOAS University of London has a two-year language pathway and is directed at students with a professional and academic interest in Japan.

Overview

The intensive training in Japanese language in the Intensive Language (Japanese) programme at the SOAS University of London aims at supporting students’ ability to tackle their disciplinary interests by engaging with written texts and in oral communication in Japanese.

Combine a discipline with Intensive Language (Japanese)

Your chosen discipline is combined with intensive Japanese language over two years, including a period in Japan, making this programme unique in Europe. Note that students bear the costs of travel to and from Japan, as well as all living expenses (including accommodation) during the period of their stay.

Why study Intensive Japanese Language at SOAS

  • SOAS is ranked 10th in the UK in the 2022 QS World University Rankings for Modern Languages
  • we are home to the largest concentration of Japan specialists outside of Japan
  • you will not only learn the essential language skills but also an in-depth understanding of the region’s culture covering subjects from literature, history, cinema, and politics
  • your command of a language will set you apart from graduates of other universities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intensive Elementary Japanese
  • Japanese

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

315 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at SOAS University of London and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We will consider all applications with 2:2 (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application such as supporting statement. References are optional, but can help build a stronger application if you fall below the 2:2 requirement or have non-traditional qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23400 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11980 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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