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Japanese Language and Literature, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #198 (WUR) Washington, D. C., DC, United States
The Japanese Language and Literature program offered by George Washington University equips students with oral and written proficiency in Japanese and an understanding of Japanese history, literature and culture through language, literature and film courses.

Overview

Students learn to read, write and speak Japanese. They not only learn about the Japanese way of thinking, but also gain the ability to view themselves and others in a broader perspective.

The Japanese Language and Literature program at George Washington University is a close-knit community of faculty and students dedicated to advancing knowledge of Japanese language, literature and culture in and out of the classroom.

Careers are available in international business, journalism, law, medicine, education, federal government or nonprofits. Graduate study areas include Japanese language and literature, Japanese history and Asian studies.

What can I do in the Japanese Language and Literature field?

Careers are available in international business, journalism, law, medicine, education, federal government or nonprofits. Graduate study areas include Japanese language and literature, Japanese history and Asian studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Dean's Seminar
  • Beginning Japanese 
  • Intensive Beginning Japanese
  • Intermediate Japanese 
  • Intensive Intermediate Japanese
  • Japanese Literature in Translation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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