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BAJapanese Studies with German

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Overview

Complex, unique, endlessly fascinating, Japan embraces modernity and technology while maintaining its rich traditional culture. To truly understand Japan, you have to experience it. You have to immerse yourself in it.

We teach Japanese intensively, from scratch. You will study the phonetic scripts (kana) from the outset, picking up the 2000 Sino-Japanese characters (kanji) over the course of your degree. Other modules cover contemporary Japanese society, literature, politics, economics, gender, modern history, business management and international relations.

Alongside your Japanese studies, you’ll develop your written and spoken German and take modules in the culture and society of Germanic countries.

You will spend your third year studying at one of our partner universities in Japan. More than just a chance to put what you’ve learned into practice, this year is an experience you won’t forget.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Japanese language 1A
Japanese language 1B
Japanese language 2A
Japanese language 2B
Aufbausprachkurs
German Studies – Aufbaukurs
German Studies – Basiskurs
Grundsprachkurs
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues

Second year

Core modules:

Japanese Language III
Japanese Language IV
German Language (Continuation)
German Language (Foundation)

Optional modules:

Contemporary Japanese Society
Evolution of the Japanese Language
German Culture and Ideas from the Enlightenment to the Present Day
Germanic Languages in Social Context
Modern Japanese History
Postwar Japanese Politics
Germany Since 2000
Medien und Oeffentlichkeit
Oesterreich Heute

Third year

Core modules:

Japan Year Abroad

Fourth year

Core modules:

Japanese Language V
Japanese Language VI
German Core Language

Optional modules:

Cold War Visual Culture
Comparative Germanic Linguistics
Deutsche Literatur und Gesellschaft im 19. Jahrhundert
Dissertation
East Asian Dissertation
Japan in the World
Japanese Popular Culture
Memory and History in East Asia
Modern German Political Culture and the Legacy of the National Socialist Past
Social Approaches to Multilingualism
The Contemporary Japanese Novel
The Two Koreas and their Neighbours
Twentieth Century Fiction and Drama
War and Peace in East Asia
Work and Society in Japan
German Translation
Language for Enterprise Pathway
Presenting and Debating in German

Career opportunities

Many of our graduates work in the media, the arts, NGOs and international business. Others are consultants, researchers, language tutors, translators and interpreters.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States