B.A. On Campus

Japanese Studies

Oakland University

48 months
24708 USD/year
24708 USD/year
13934 USD/year
Tuition fee
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A major in Japanese Studies exposes students at Oakland University to the culture, history and politics of a particular world region.


In addition, students study a complementary Japanese Studies at Oakland University area and achieve language proficiency in an appropriate language.  All courses are inter-disciplinary, meaning students are exposed to perspectives from the arts, humanities, geography, and social sciences.


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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • Japanese Art
  • Buddhist Art
  • Origins of Modern Japan, 1568-1912
  • Twentieth-Century Japan
  • Seminar in East Asian Studies
  • Introduction to Asian Literature
  • Philosophies and Religions of Asia
  • Political Systems of Asia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The student has worked full-time for at least three years in an English speaking environment outside of the United States. Evidence must be provided such as a letter of support from human resources that confirms English as the primary language of written and oral communication.
  • A letter of support or comment from the ESL Institute at Oakland University based on an interview and completion of the ESL placement test.
  • Some programs at Oakland University may require a higher level of English proficiency than listed above. Applicants should examine the program description for their field of study for information about additional English proficiency requirements and furnish proof as part of the admission process.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24708 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    24708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24708 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13934 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rochester Hills

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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Updated over a year ago

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