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University of Cambridge

Vice Chancellor

Professor Leszek Borysiewicz

School responsible for Japanese

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Department of East Asian Studies

Head of School

Professor Richard Bowring

Person responsible for Japanese

Professor Richard Bowring

Japanese first offered in 1947
RAE Score 5
External Examiner

Changes from year to year

Courses offered

BA Japanese studies
Oriental Studies (Japanese with Chinese)
Oriental Studies (Chinese with Japanese)

Mphil in Oriental Studies (Japanese studies)
PhD in Oriental Studies

MPhil in East Asian Studies

Entry Requirement

Colleges usually ask for 'AAA' results at 'A'-level, or equivalent, but they can be flexible in response to the applicant's circumstances.


Teacher/Student ratio Minimum 1:3; maximum 1:12
Address Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge CB3 9DA
Telephone 01223 335106 Fax 01223 335110 School E-mail address admin@ames.cam.ac.uk Website www.ames.cam.ac.uk/