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University Name
Liverpool John Moores University

Vice Chancellor

Professor Michael Brown

School responsible for Japanese

Faculty of Business and Law

Head of Languages Section

Martine Shepherd, Languages Subject Leader

Person responsible for Japanese

John Collins, Japanese Language Coordinator

Japanese first offered


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

Niamh Kelly
(Dublin City University)

Student Numbers

In 2006, 10 students graduated with Joint/Major Honours. In 2005/6 43 students entered Level 1. In 2006/2007, 78 students are studying on the Japanese degree programme.

Courses offered

Applied Languages - combinations of French, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish
International Business Studies and Japanese French and Japanese (Applied Languages) Japanese and Public Relations Japanese and Spanish (Applied Languages)

Entry Requirement

GCSE passes in five subjects including English and Mathematics and at least two A-levels totalling 16 points with evidence of good language ability. Non-standard entry applicants are considered on their individual merits and usually undergo an interview.

Teacher/Student ratio


Address John Foster Building
98 Mount Pleasant
L3 5UZ
Telephone 0151 231 3836 Fax 0151 231 3433 School E-mail address W.J.Haworth@ljmu.ac.uk Website http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/LNG/