Postgraduate study and research in Japanese

We offer a full range of postgraduate programmes in Japanese, from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Master of Arts to the PhD.

You have opportunities to take taught courses and pursue research projects in a number of areas, including:

  • Japanese linguistics
  • Teaching Japanese as a foreign language
  • Literary and cultural study of early modern Japan
  • Japanese social history, history of medicine, women’s history
  • Nationalism and popular culture
  • Religion in modern Japanese society.

Find out more about postgraduate study in Japanese.

Read about recent MA thesis topics.

PhD students

You will be supervised by our researchers and have access to a range of resources to assist you in your academic and professional development. These may include graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships, funds to cover direct research costs and access to library and computing facilities.

We look forward to your contribution to the intellectual life and research profile of Japanese.

Find out about current PhD students.

For more information on the PhD