Japanese Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Cardiff University 35% 3% 4% £9000 £19700 126 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 72% 10% 6% £9250 £9250 £19050 £20000 146 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 60% 5% 10% £9250 £14600 113 Oxford On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 70% 0% 6% £9250 £14600 118 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 77% 0% 0% £9250 £23100 202 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £21450 £20000 149 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 5% 5% £9000 £19450 137 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 71% 0% 5% £9000 £19450 141 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 80% 10% 7% £9250 £14600 140 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 78% 10% 6% £9250 £9250 £19050 £20000 154 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 35% 1% 0% £9000 £19450 125 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 79% 1% 0% £9000 £19450 141 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 71% 1% 20% - £20500 153 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 1% 20% £7850 £16400 153 Norwich On campus Part-time
SOAS, University of London 71% 1% 20% £5990 £11700 153 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 71% 1% 20% £3010 £5460 153 London On campus Part-time
The University of Sheffield 77% 20% 5% £9250 £19050 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 46% 5% 5% £9250 £14600 134 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 77% 20% 5% £9250 £9250 £19050 £20000 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 74% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 105 London On campus Full-time
Durham University 82% 10% 0% £9250 £22700 182 Durham On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 70% 3% 4% - - 154 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 0% 11% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% £9250 - 139 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 60% 0% 5% - - 150 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 94% 10% 7% £9250 - 152 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 73% 0% 5% - - 152 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 66% 5% 9% £9250 - 111 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 66% 5% 15% £9250 - 111 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 66% 5% 5% £9250 - 111 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 66% 5% 9% £9250 - 111 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 66% 5% 9% £9250 - 111 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 66% 5% 15% £9250 - 111 Preston On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 71% 0% 10% - - 153 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 68% 5% 10% - - 151 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 78% 0% 11% - - 149 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 80% 10% 7% £9250 - 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 78% 5% 5% - - 161 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 60% 0% 15% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 85% 0% 15% - - 151 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 81% 0% 25% - - 156 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 81% 0% 25% - - 156 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 63% 0% 10% - - 157 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 81% 0% 0% - - 144 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 60% 0% 11% - - 150 Manchester On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 71% 1% 20% £9250 - 153 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 71% 1% 20% - - 153 Oxford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 71% 1% 20% - - 153 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 15% 10% £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 81% 0% 15% - - 150 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 81% 0% 15% - - 155 Leeds On campus Full-time
Durham University 82% 10% 5% £9250 - 187 Durham On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
78 /100
7523 students of Japanese Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Japanese Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £23078 £27437
25-75 percentile range £18500 - £27500 £16156 - £31797 £19813 - £37187

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £23500 £28000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £25000 £19000 - £29500 £22000 - £33000

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Japanese Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Japanese Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Japanese Studies

  • Business Services
  • Charity Work
  • Media Sector
  • Museums and Libraries
  • Public Administration Sector
  • Teaching Institutions
  • Tourism Sector
  • Transport and Logistics Sector

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Japanese Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Japanese Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Japanese Studies at University of Central Lancashire

20% Sales occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Customer service occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Finance Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Japanese Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Japanese Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Letters - MLitt

History of Art and Japanese at SOAS, University of London received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 94 out of 100 among 8 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Japanese Studies was £23000 15 months after graduation, £23078 3 years after graduation and £27437 5 years after graduation.