Japanese Studies

BA (Hons)

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 4 years

Part time: up to 8 years




School of English and Modern Languages


Are you passionate about Japan Studies and looking for a way to transform your knowledge of its culture and language?

Embarking on a Japanese Studies degree course at Oxford Brookes means you’ll be:

  • Learning all about Japanese history and culture
  • Dissecting the intricacies of interesting topics such as Japanese manga and anime
  • Sharpening your Japanese oral and written skills
  • Spending a year studying in Japan.

Through our Japanese Studies course, your Japanese speaking abilities will be enhanced. This is true whether you’re a complete beginner or already have existing language abilities.

The skills you develop will be of high value in multiple career paths such as:

  • education
  • translation
  • international commerce
  • the Diplomatic Service.

You will spend your third year in Japan. In doing so, you’ll return with a superior command of the language and a deeper understanding of the culture, country and people.

Specific entry requirements