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Japan Studies (International Liberal Arts)

Yamanashi Gakuin International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA)

48 months
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15300 USD/year
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About

The Japan Studies major at Yamanashi Gakuin International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) provides you with competence in Japanese language and with a comprehensive understanding of Japan’s culture, history, politics, and economics. 

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Overview

For many observers and visitors Japan is one of the most intriguing countries on earth. For them Japan offers a vast variety of exhilarating and sometimes puzzling experiences that often give rise to many questions. Japan Studies endeavors to answer most, if not all, of them. 

Japanologists understand their field as an interdisciplinary project that engages with all aspects of Japanese culture, history, and society. Many students and scholars investigate these topics in relation to historical and present-day events in East-Asia and the West. 

Such an approach relates their study and research not only to other disciplines but also to other nations, civilizations, and geographic areas.

Why study Japan Studies at Yamanashi Gakuin International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) ?

Guided by experts in their fields you will aim at linguistic fluency while at the same time experience an in-depth exposure to key fields in Japan studies. Furthermore, living in Japan over an extended period will offer you a unique opportunity to further familiarize yourself with a wide variety of Japanese lifestyles, customs, and arts. 

You will become a knowledgeable specialist on the subject of Japan who also has a comprehensive knowledge of the wider East Asian and Western context. During your study will also develop your communication skills and analytical expertise.

Students graduating from the Japan Studies Program will be well prepared for a wide range of professional career opportunities both within Japan and the rest of the world.

What can I do next?

Your studies in Japanese culture, history, and society together with your enhanced academic skills will prepare you well for a large variety of rewarding careers:

  • You might pursue a career at the increasing number of Japanese companies that hire international students to meet the challenges of globalization.
  • Tourism to Japan is expanding rapidly. There will be an increasing demand for sharing your expertise in Japan with foreign visitors.
  • The global impact of Japanese culture is widening dramatically. Your multilingual language skills and wide-ranging knowledge about Japan will be crucial factors to open the door for a promising career in the media industry.
  • As a future researcher or educator, you can engage in postgraduate studies or devote yourself to becoming a teacher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Japanese culture and society
  • Japanese business and economics
  • Japanese politics and diplomacy
  • Visual arts in Japan (Anime, Manga, film, Noh and Kabuki theatre)
  • Japanese and East Asian history
  • Japanese calligraphy and Samurai culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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.
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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).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must hold, or be expected to hold upon entry to iCLA, a high school diploma equivalent to a Japanese senior high school graduation, having completed 12 years of education.
  • Applicants are also required to have passed a standardized test or university entrance qualification exam such as the SAT test (Optional for 2021). 
  • For a full list of English Language qualifications accepted by iCLA, please refer to Appendix B of the Admissions Guidelines.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 USD per year during 48 months.

¥ 1,596,000 (inclusive of facility and equipment fees). 

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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