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University Name
University of Central Lancashire

Vice Chancellor

Professor Malcolm McVicar

School responsible for Japanese

Department of Languages and International Studies

Head of Department John Shaw, Head of Department
Person responsible for Japanese Takako Amano, Senior Lecturer - Subject Leader Japanese
Japanese first offered

1991 as an option
1995 as a Minor
1997 as a Combined Honours (Joint) degree

RAE Score 3b (Asia Pacific including Japanese did not contribute)
TQA Score 21 (Joint Languages Provision)
External Examiner Ms Niamh Kelly ( Dublin City University )
Student Numbers In 2005/2006, six students graduated with Combined Honours (Joint) Japanese, and a total of 55 students were studying Japanese as a degree subject. In 2006/2007, there are 78 students studying Japanese as a degree subject and a total of 98 including elective students.
Courses offered Japanese: Combined and Joint Honours subject
BA(Hons) Asia Pacific Studies (Japanese)
BA (Hons) Modern Languages
BA (Hons) Japanese with TESOL

Entry Requirement 200-240pts dependent on combination of subjects. Grade B in GCSE modern foreign language. Applicants with no formal qualification in a foreign language with sound academic records are usually invited to an interview and an apptitude test.
Teacher/Student ratio 1:25 max .
Address Fylde Building
Telephone 01772 893130 Fax 01772 892909 School E-mail address elhill1@uclan.ac.uk Website http://www.uclan.ac.uk/