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Japanese, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

3 GCSEs at grade C/4 (or equivalent) including English Language.

UCAS Tariff

104

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time including placement abroad | 2022

Subject

Japanese languages

You will gain the skills you need to work in Japan or an international professional context. It's a 4-year degree that includes a year studying in Japan. You will learn communicative Japanese skills and gain a deep understanding of Japanese culture. You will gain insight into different language structures and sociocultural practices as well as learning to communicate interculturally.
This course is suitable if you are a beginner, or have prior knowledge of Japanese. We will place you at an appropriate level. By the end of the course, you will have gained the ability to have conversations and discussions in Japanese. You will be able to give presentations and write coherently. Learn to use Japanese for academic, social, and professional purposes, reaching upper B2/C1 level on the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR).

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with a year of studying abroad in Japan. While studying abroad, you will take Japanese language classes at your host university. You will also take courses, either taught in English or in Japan, that are relevant to your degree.

Our approach to teaching Intercultural Communication will give you both theoretical expertise and experience in communicating with people from different cultures. You will explore how language relates to speakers' intentions and purposes in social interaction and examine how language choices can express identities and cultural values.

The Linguistics part of the course gives you a working knowledge of linguistics, how we use language, and how it's structured. You will explore how we articulate speech and look at how English differs around the world. You will also examine how language is processed in the mind.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

York St John University

Department:

Languages and Linguistics

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How do students rate their degree experience?

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Japanese languages

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
55%
Male students
45%
Female students
77%
2:1 or above
11%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
B

After graduation


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Languages and area studies

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£16,500
low
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
33%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

14%
Teaching and educational professionals
14%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
11%
Customer service occupations

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