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Pre-Honours: Japanese language (spoken and written); Japanese history, society and culture; survey courses on East Asian history, society and culture (total of six full-year courses over two years) Mixture of lectures, and language classes and tutorials in groups of approx. twelve Japanese for College Students (ICU); Basic Kanji Workbook Honours: 3rd Year: spent in Japan at one of our partner institutions 4th Year: split equally between language and Japanese Studies (options in history, history of ideas, modern Japanese society, film studies, pre-modern and modern literature, performing arts; students also write an independent dissertation of 10,000 words Continuous assessment (language drills, discursive essays); formal written exams account for approx 50% of the assessment

Study Period Abroad

Third year (full academic session, Sept to May/June)


MSc (Taught) in Japanese Studies MSc by Research No PhDs in progress Postgraduate teaching and PhD provision is to be expanded from Sept 2011

Address Room 12.16,
David Hume Tower
George Square
Telephone +44 (0)131 650 3638 School E-mail address lc@ed.ac.uk Website http://www.ed.ac.uk/