Japanese (Honours subject only-not available as additional subject)
Only available to BA Japanese Joint Honours students
Japanese language is not available to students as an additional subject. (Exceptions might possibly be made in particular cases).
The degree programmes in which Japanese is involved are the BA Joint Honours Japanese and French / German / Italian / Spanish. The minimum A level requirements up to the present have been 320 points, with an A in French for the degree French & Japanese; 320 points with a B in the European language or Japanese in the case of German & Japanese, Italian & Japanese, and Spanish & Japanese.
All five modules (total 60 credits) are compulsory. The remaining 60 credits are taken in the School of European Languages, Translation and Politics and comprise 20 credits in the relevant language, 20 non-language credits relating to that language and 20 additional non-language credits. Details can be found at the end of this Japanese section of the Guide.
Entrance for ACCESS and other non-A level entrants is exceptional and such students will be treated on merit.
Timetable Group H.
ML1580 Japanese History A: Creating A National Identity
ML1680 Japanese History B: Economic Development in Global Context
ML1597 Japanese Language 1A- Autumn
ML1698 Japanese Language 1A - Spring
ML1591 Japanese Language 1B
EUROPEAN STUDIES MODULES
All BA students combining Japanese with a European language take 60 credits in Japanese (see above) and 60 credits in European Studies. These consist of 20 credits in the relevant language and 20 non-language credits in the relevant language subject PLUS a further 20 non-language credits in European Studies to be selected from the list below:
ML1113 Modern France: War, Conflict & Culture (10 credits) Autumn Semester
ML1115 Modern France: Politics, Economy & Society (10 credits) Spring Semester
ML2136 German Language A (First Year) (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
ML2137 German B (First Year) (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
ML5110 Introduction to Hispanic Studies (Advanced) (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
ML5111 Introduction to Hispanic Studies (Beginners) (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
ML7103 Introduction to German History and Culture for Advanced Students (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
ML7104 Introduction to German History and Culture for Beginners Students (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
ML8103 Modern Italy: Birth of a Nation? (20 credits) Autumn & Spring Semesters
In the case of 10 credit modules, please take note of the semester in which they are to be taught.
For details of all European studies modules please see the relevant section of this Guide.