University of Sheffield

School of East Asian Studies

MA Japanese Studies


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA Japanese Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA Japanese Studies offers a flexible range of units in the social sciences combined with rigorous language tuition at beginners, and intermediate levels.

Students may choose from units on the society, business environment and international relations of Japan.  These will address such questions as:

  • What are the implications of globalisation for the Japanese state?
  • How have women contributed to Japan’s economic development?
  • Why is ‘public memory’ important to our understanding of Japan today?

The language programme offers a range of entry points and offers rigorous and intensive skills development.

Diploma (9 months) and Certificate (4 months) options are also available for this programme – please contact us for further details.


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6 in each component) or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 13990 GBP

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