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Upon finishing a bachelor's degree, it is possible to pursue a more in-depth and tailored study in the humanities and arts with a Master of Arts program. The MA is typically considered a terminal degree and prepares you to be more competitive in the workplace through both research and practical skills.  

What is an MA in Japanese? This degree offers extensive instruction into topics such as applied linguistics, Japanese language practice, and second language acquisition. You will likely do research on theoretical linguistics or classical Japanese. Some programs encourage the study of another language in addition to Japanese. If you are seeking Japanese immersion, you might study abroad. Most degrees culminate with a thesis or research project, based upon a topic of your choosing.

Completing an MA in Japanese program typically develops your ability to understand foreign cultures. Study of Japanese can also improve your cognitive and reasoning skills, which are required in all aspects of life.

The cost of an MA in Japanese depends upon several factors, such as tuition fees at the institution, full-time or part-time enrollment, and length of study. Check with each program to learn which will best meet your needs.

What career options are open to a graduate with an MA in Japanese? There are possibilities of employment with businesses. Many companies that have overseas contracts need translators, personnel or factory managers, and even lawyers who can speak a different language. Academic researchers study the origins of language and the commonalities different languages share. You might teach Japanese at high schools or colleges.

There are many universities that offer an MA in Japanese, both locally and worldwide. Those who live in rural areas can opt for online courses. If you are interested, there’s no need to wait. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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SOAS University of London

MA Applied Japanese Linguistics ... [+]

MA Applied Japanese Linguistics

Please note that this MA has now been replaced by MA Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy (ALLP).

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United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The two-year language pathway is directed at students with a professional and academic interest in Japan. The intensive training in the Japanese language aims at supporti ... [+]

MA ... and Intensive Language (Japanese)

Duration: 2 yr pathway: full time (2 years) or part-time (4 years).

Who is this programme for?

The two-year language pathway is directed at students with a professional and academic interest in Japan. The intensive training in the Japanese language aims at supporting students’ ability to tackle their disciplinary interests by engaging with written texts and in oral communication in Japanese.

Your chosen discipline is combined with intensive Japanese language over two years (including a period in Japan), making this programme unique in Europe.

Access to the Japanese language pathway is currently available for students with

beginner, or post-beginner level of proficiency. ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus