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Japanese Studies

Study everything about Japan’s culture from its ancient poetry to its anime and technology. Develop your language skills. Analyze films and manga. You can even attend a field school and study in Japan. You also have the option of majoring in Pacific and Asian Studies with a focus on the Japanese language.

Quick facts

Program options:
Minor
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus

Careers

  • Cultural programs coordinator
  • Fund developer
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Immigration or intelligence officer
  • International project coordinator
  • Legal professional
  • Marketer
  • Policy analyst
  • Student services officer
  • Territorial salesperson
  • Trade officer
  • Translator or interpreter

Admission

This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies.

Declare your minor program after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

Ready to apply?

We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

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