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Newcastle University

Undergraduate Course duration: 4 years (Year 3 in Japan)
Ratio of language modules to non-language modules: 40 credits language plus 80 credits non-language (=content)
Language modules: Level A (Elementary), Level B (Upper Elementary), Level C (Upper Intermediate-Lower Advanced), Level D Japanese (Advanced)
Non-language module titles: - Introduction to Japanese History and Culture - Japanese Society in Post-war Cinema: Ghosts, Gangsters, Warriors - Japanese Society in the Post-war Period - Traditional East Asian Political Thought - Japan since 1868 - Japan in the Second World War - Gendered Histories in Modern Japan
In language modules, we employ communicative language teaching methods and combine continuous assessment with formal examination (written exam; oral exam; aural test). In non-language modules, we employ a mix of lectures, seminars and tutorials, and test students via assessed essay or written exam..
Study Period Abroad Study period abroad: 1 year (at Stage 3 if entering ab initio; at Stage 2 if entering with A level Japanese)
Person responsible for Year Abroad in Japan: Year Abroad Officer for Japan (currently Dr. Laura Moretti)
Links with universities in Japan: Akita International University (Akita)
Dokkyo University (Tokyo)
Fukuoka University (Fukuoka)
Hiroshima-Shudo University (Hiroshima)
Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo)
Hosei University (Tokyo)
International Christian University (Tokyo)
Kansai Gaidai University (Osaka)
Kyushu Univerity (Fukuoka)
Sophia University (Tokyo)
Waseda University (Tokyo)

Postgraduate MA East Asian History (China and Japan), School of Historical Studies. A team-taught MA programme involving colleagues in the School of Historical Studies, the School of Modern Languages, and the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology. One PhD on Japanese linguistics in progress.
Address Old Library Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
Telephone 0191 222 7441 Fax 0191 222 5442 School E-mail address marion.burn@ncl.ac.uk Website http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/