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BA (Hons)

Asia Pacific Studies

3 Years
September 2023
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Campus Taught
Foundation entry

Explore the culture, politics and international role of the Asia Pacific while becoming fluent in language from the region – laying the foundation for a huge variety of exciting career paths.

Why study with us

  • Asian Studies at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked top 5 in the UK and 1st in the North West for student satisfaction (CUG, 2022).
  • Our Confucius Institute is a partnership between ourselves, Beijing International Studies University and Hanban, promoting Chinese culture and language.
  • We’re home to the only Institute of Korean Studies outside London, together with the Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific, the Northern Institute of Taiwan Studies and the Centre for Austronesian Studies.

What you'll do

  • Each year, you’ll study the region’s history, economy and culture, together with modules following your chosen language pathway.
  • You’ll have the option of spending a year studying abroad, learning the language and culture through total immersion.
  • You’ll study using the latest industry-standard equipment in our professional interpreting suites, together with our Worldwise Learning Centre.

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Module overview

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Future Careers

By combining language skills with a broad-based understanding of the region’s culture, economy and politics, our Asia Pacific Studies BA (Hons) course can prepare you for a range of careers in – or connected to – the region.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

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