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Education and Japanese BA (Hons)

UK

What will I learn?

Considering a career in Modern Languages and education? Perhaps you are thinking teaching abroad or teaching multiple languages. If so, our degree in Education and Japanese could be the perfect choice for you.This course enables you to study education; from early years to lifelong learning. Alongside learning languages, you'll study key issues in education, such as:- Disability- Learning theory- InclusionYou will also have opportunities to gain first-hand experience through placements. These will take place in educational settings and link what you learn to what you observe and experience in classrooms.The language units will help you to look beyond the mechanics of language. Focusing on the social and cultural contexts; debating history, politics, film, literature and more.You’ll learn in small groups, offering maximum interaction with your lecturers and peers. This will also give you plenty of opportunities to practise. You will also have the opportunity to spend a year abroad studying your chosen language.**Why study with us**- You'll have opportunities to undertake placements in each of your three years of study and to take a year out to study abroad.- Experience a different culture and graduate with enhanced language skills. Study whilst picking up the work-based experience required for teacher training.- Education courses at the University of Central Lancashire rank in the top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction - National Student Survey 2021* Future careers*Studying our BA (Hons) Education and Modern Language can open the doors to a career in education where a specialism included on the national curriculum is required. As well as a wealth of other employment opportunities including finance, tourism or diplomacy. You’ll have support from our academic advisers and the University’s Careers service. This is so you can undertake further study towards teacher training or postgraduate study. Education professionals could opt to study our MEd Professional Practice in Education course or a Professional Doctorate in Education.Some of our recent graduates have gone into professions including:- Teaching- Careers advice and guidance roles- Community support- Social work- Learning mentoring and pastoral roles in education.When you graduate you’ll leave us with the skills and understanding that would make you a valuable asset to a variety of employers. You could work in the UK for an embassy, chamber of commerce, the Foreign Office or even the security services. You could also work in private sector organisations, such as:- Tourism- Fashion- Public relations- International financeThere will be many career opportunities overseas too. Many of our language graduates have gone abroad to work in teaching, translating and interpreting, and journalism, among others.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Admissions Office,

Corporation Street,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

25 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Admissions Office,

Corporation Street,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Diploma plus SAT 1550 from 'Critical Reading', 'Math' and 'Writing' (before March 2016) OR SAT 1130 from 'Evidence Based Reading and Writing' and 'Math' (after March 2016) OR ACT Composite Score 22 and two SAT Subject Tests at 600 each OR Two Preferred Advanced Placements (APs) with grades 3, 3. OR (if no SAT or ACT) - Three SAT Subject Tests with grades 600 each OR Three Preferred Advanced Placements (APs) with grade 3, 3, 3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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