Japanese language modules (ML1581 and ML1582) are not available to students as an additional subject. However, Japanese History module (ML1581) is available to students as an additional subject.
The degree programmes in which Japanese is involved are the BA Joint Honours Japanese and French / German / Italian / Portuguese / Spanish and BSc Business Studies & Japanese. 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 in the case of German & Japanese, Italian & Japanese, Portuguese & Japanese and Spanish & Japanese.
All three modules (total 60 credits) are compulsory for Japanese Joint Honours programme. The remaining 60 credits are taken in the School of Modern Languages 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.
ML1581 Japanese History
ML1582 Elementary Japanese (Autumn)
ML1682 Elementary Japanese (Spring)
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:
ML4110 Introduction to Lusophone Studies(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
ML6199 Modern France (10 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.