Where to Study

As it grows in popularity, the number of institutions offering courses in Japanese is ever increasing. Many senior schools are now starting to offer introductory courses, and evening classes are also available.
One of the best options if you are serious about learning Japanese is studying at degree level at University. All the dedicated courses include the chance to visit Japan to study or work which can be a fantastic opportunity to improve your skills.

Dedicated Courses:
University of Cambridge
University of Edinburgh
University of Leeds
Oxford University
School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London)

Combined Courses:
University of Birmingham
Cardiff University
University of Central Lancashire
The University of Manchester
Newcastle University
The University of Sheffield

Other Courses:
University of Bath
Computer Science (Japanese) with Placement

European Business School, London
International Business with Economics & two languages

University of Exeter
Flexible Combined Honours - (Japanese for beginners)

Oxford Brookes University
Japanese Studies

University of Southhampton
Modern Languages

York St John University
Modern International Languages

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