Japanese Studies Bachelors & Masters in London

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
SOAS, University of London 78% 5% 5% £5990 £11700 161 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 78% 5% 5% £3010 £5460 161 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 74% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 105 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% £9250 - 139 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 94% 10% 7% £9250 - 152 London 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
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 15% 10% £4625 £7280 - London On campus Part-time
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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

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in Japanese Studies

  • Language skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Social and intercultural skills
  • Ability to learn and understand challenging subjects
  • Ability to critically evaluate resources to help formulate arguments

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 SOAS, University of London

25% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Elementary occupations
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
0% Managers, directors and senior officials

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Japanese Studies

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FAQ

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.

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.