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BAJapanese Studies with Russian

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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 Russian and take modules in the culture and society of Russia.

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
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues

Optional modules:

Russian for heritage speakers
Introduction to Russian Culture
Russian for Beginners (I)
Russian for Beginners (II)
Russian Language I
Russian Language II

Second year

Core modules:

Japanese Language III
Japanese Language IV

Optional modules:

Cold War Visual Culture
Contemporary Japanese Society
Evolution of the Japanese Language
Modern Japanese History
Politics and Culture in the USSR 1917-38
Postwar Japanese Politics
Russian Intermediate Translation Skills (Course B)
Soviet Culture in the Era of the Great Terror
The Structures of Russian
Visual Culture and Society in the Soviet Union, 1917-1991
Pushkin and Russian Literature
Reading the Revolution
Russian Language Skills (I) Course A
Russian Language Skills (I) Course B
Russian Language Skills (II) Course A
Russian Language Skills (II) Course B

Third year

Core modules:

Japan Year Abroad

Fourth year

Core modules:

Japanese Language V
Japanese Language VI

Optional modules:

Advanced Translation from Russian into English
Cold War Visual Culture
Contemporary Chinese Society
Contemporary Issues in East Asia
East Asian Dissertation
Japan in the World
Japanese Popular Culture
Law and Business in China
Memory and History in East Asia
Politics and Culture in the USSR 1917-38
Population and Environment in China
Soviet Culture in the Era of the Great Terror
The Contemporary Japanese Novel
The Structures of Russian
The Two Koreas and their Neighbours
Visual Culture and Society in the Soviet Union, 1917-1991
War and Peace in East Asia
Work and Society in Japan
Advanced Russian Language and Russia Today I
Advanced Russian Language and Russia Today II
Advanced Russian Through Film
Advanced Russian Through Literary Texts
Pushkin and Russian Literature
Reading the Revolution

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