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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (concentration in Japanese)

Duke University

48 months
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57934 USD/year
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About

In the Bachelor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (concentration in Japanese) program at Duke University, we are dedicated to the study of the cities, nation states and regions of Asia. We explore their languages, cultures and politics and seek to understand them in their local manifestations and in relation to global developments and experiences.

Overview

Our Bachelor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (concentration in Japanese) program at Duke University explores the japanese culture through the lens of language and literature; social movements, nationalism and diaspora; popular culture and the media; gender, visuality and feminism; film theory, cinema and aesthetics; and the implications of religion on identity and globalization.

In Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, you will develop deep linguistic and cultural understanding of the languages and cultures of Asia as well as transcultural competence and analytical abilities, crucial in today’s world.

Language Skills

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies offers language coursework in Japanese. Taking language classes, you will develop proficiency to interact and communicate with speakers of the languages of Asia and read primary sources in these languages. We encourage you to enhance and expand your language skills by studying abroad in programs designed, selected or approved by the department in such locations as Cairo, Beijing, Istanbul or Kunming.

Literature & Culture Courses

The Asian and Middle Eastern Studies offers a wide range of courses taught in English. In these classes you will engage with the cultures and politics of cities, nation states and regions of East Asia. You will learn about the forces that shape them and acquire conceptual and analytical tools that will allow you to understand them in their local as well as global contexts. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Japanese
  • Advanced Japanese
  • Trauma and Space in Asia
  • World of Japanese Pop Culture
  • Asian American Literature
  • Ancient and Early Modern Japan
  • Buddhist Meditation
  • Japanese Art-1600 to the Present
  • Japan Since 1945
  • Buddhist Meditation:Cultivating Practices and Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Partially taught in Japanese
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts for all academic work completed in high school are required and must be submitted by your school counselor or another school official
  • All applicants must complete either the ACT or SAT
  • If you are a non-native English speaker or if you are not currently studying in an English-medium curriculum, we recommend but do not require that you take an English proficiency test (DUOLINGO, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL)
  • A one-page personal essay as well as short essay questions specific to Duke
  • We require three letters of recommendation for each applicant: one from your school counselor and two from teachers who have taught you in major academic courses (English, mathematics, social studies, sciences, foreign languages)
  • A nonrefundable $85 application fee
  • To obtain an F-1 visa for study in the United States, a foreign citizen must furnish his or her home country’s U.S. consulate with proof of ability to meet educational expenses, along with the I-20 form.

Tuition Fee

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    57934 USD/year
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  • National

    57934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57934 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
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Funding

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