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University Name
University of Birmingham

Vice Chancellor

Professor Michael Sterling

School responsible for Japanese

The Centre for Modern Languages

Head of School

Professor John Klapper

Person responsible for Japanese

Ms Miyoko Yamashita

RAE Score n/a
TQA Score n/a
External Examiner

Mr Kazuki Morimoto (University of Leeds)

Student Numbers

In 2005/2006, three students graduated with degrees 'with language'(Japanese). In 2006/2007, 22 students are studying Japanese as a Minor subject (with Japanese); 105 students are studying Japanese as a credit across all courses.

Courses offered

Economics with Japanese
International Business with Japanese
Modern Languages
Modern Languages with Business Management
TEFL with Japanese (to be introduced 2008-09)

As a Module outside the Main Discipline (MOMD)

As an Open Access Extra-Curricular Course

Business Language Course

Entry Requirement

Most common requirements are BBA. An A level in any one modern language is preferred, however entry is flexible if the student would like to study Japanese and is prepared to commit.

Teacher/Student ratio


Address Edgbaston
B15 2TT
Telephone 0121 414 3324 Fax 0121 414 5919 School E-mail address cml-enquiries@bham.ac.uk Website http://www.japanese.bham.