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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


Please click the links below for a description of each paper on offer to Japanese Studies students.

Please also check the Intranet Pages for Current Undergraduate Students.

The Undergraduate Handbook linked from there will give more information on rules for Paper choices and Detailed descriptions.

Please note that the papers available to you will depend on the course requirements, and that they may be subject to change. There may also be other papers available to borrow from other Faculties.


Part 1A

J1 Modern Japanese 1

J2 Japanese Grammar and Translation

J3 Modern Japanese Texts 1

EAS1 Introduction to East Asian History

JO Japanese Oral


Part 1B

J4 Modern Japanese 2

J5A Pre-modern Japanese Texts and J5B Modern Japanese Texts

J6 (A/B) Japanese History

J7 Pre-modern Japanese Texts

J8 (A/B) Japanese Literature

J9 Japanese Society

J10A Japanese Politics and J10B Korean Politics

C7 History of Dynastic China

C8 Globalisation in China, 1850 to the Present

AMES1 Cinema East

K1 Modern Korean 1

JO Japanese Oral

borrowed papers:

X3 Structures and Meanings (LNT1 Li2)

Year abroad

You can find information both on this website and on the Intranet Pages on the Year Abroad

For information on combining with Chinese in Year 3, please see the rules in the Undergraduate Handbook.

Part II

J11 Modern Japanese 3

J12 Modern Japanese Texts 3

J14 Classical Japanese Texts

J15 Modern Japanese Cultural History

J16 Topics in pre-Modern Japanese History

J17 Topics in Modern Japanese History

J19 Contemporary Japanese Society

J20 pre-Modern Japanese Literature and Culture

K2 Modern Korean 2

EAS2 The East Asian Region

JO Japanese Oral


For information on the Dissertation students write in the Forth year, please see the Intranet Pages on the Undergraduate Dissertation, and the Japanese Dissertation Handbook provided there.