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University Name
The University of Sheffield

Vice Chancellor

Professor RF Boucher

School responsible for Japanese

School of East Asian Studies

Head of School

Professor Tim Wright

Person responsible for Japanese

Dr Miriam Jelinek, Lecturer Japanese Studies

Japanese first offered

1965 as a degree

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External Examiner

Dr Brian Powell (Oxford University) - Postgraduate
Katia Lancellotti (SOAS) - Language
Dr Niamh Kelly (Dublin) - Distance Learning
Dr Chris Aldous (King Alfred's College of Higher Education) - Japanese Studies

Student Numbers

In 2006/7, 200 undergraduates, 45 postgraduates and over 200 students on our Distance Learning programmes.

Courses offered

Chemistry with Study in Japan (4 years)
Chinese Studies with Japanese
East Asian Studies and History (Japanese Stream)
French with Japanese
Germanic Studies with Japanese
Hispanic Studies with Japanese
Japanese Studies
Japanese Studies and Politics
MA in Translation Studies
MA in Screen Translation
MA/Diploma/Certificate in Japanese Studies
MA/Diploma in Advanced Japanese Studies
MSc East Asian Political Economy
MSc East Asian Business

Entry Requirement

ABB-Abbb at A-level.

Teacher/Student ratio

approximately 1:8

Address Arts Tower
Western Bank
S10 2TN
Telephone 0114 222 8400 Fax 0114 222 8432 School E-mail address seas@sheffield.ac.uk Website http://www.shef.ac.uk/seas/