Japanese, Master | Washington University in St. Louis | Saint Louis, United States
24 months
Duration
57750 USD/year
57750 USD/year
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About

The Japanese section of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides a limited number of highly qualified graduate students with the opportunity to pursue intensive programs of study leading to the MA in Japanese.  Learn more with this program in Japanese  from Washington University in St. Louis.

Overview

Key Facts

The goal of these programs is to produce scholars well-trained in Japanese language, firmly grounded in the linguistic and literary traditions, and thoroughly conversant with critical discourses (indigenous and western) relevant to their fields. Students who complete the program at the PhD level have extended first-hand exposure to the modern societies whose languages, literatures, and cultures they study and significant teaching experience in both the language and the literature classroom. Learn more with this program in Japanese from Washington University in St. Louis. 

Programme Structure

Content 

  • A two-year program housed in an internationally-recognized community for research on Japanese literature, language, and culture, the MA in Japanese requires 36 units of graduate study in Japanese which may include courses from related fields, such as East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Language proficiency through fourth level (Japan 458, 459) and two semesters of classical Japanese (Japan 460, 461). [No more than 12 units in Japanese language training may be applied toward the required 36 units. Students who enter with advanced proficiency in Japanese may be allowed to waive the language requirement but must enroll in additional program-related courses to meet the required total.] 
  • At least two semesters of literary history courses to ensure a critical awareness of the broad scope of Japanese literature.
  • At least one course in critical theory, methodology, or research methods, to be determined in consultation with advisor, and preferably taken early in the student's studies.
  • Students who plan to continue their academic training on the PhD level will have two options: complete a Master’s Essay or a Master’s Thesis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57750 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 57750 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    57750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57750 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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