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BA (Hons)

Asia Pacific Studies (Foundation Entry)

4 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught

Master the specialist language skills of Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian and set yourself apart from other graduates on our Asia Pacific Studies Foundation Entry programme.

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).
  • Asian Studies at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked top 10 in the UK and 1st in the North West for graduate prospects – outcomes (CUG, 2022).
  • In 2004, we launched The International Institute of Korean Studies – it’s now one of the top three societies in the University and hosts regular events.

What you'll do

  • Join our Worldwise Learning Centre – it will give you access to the latest language-learning and digital technologies including Rosetta Stone.
  • Gain open access to our state-of-the-art learning centre, with interactive video, satellite TV, computers, and other self-study audio and video resources.
  • There may be bursaries available to support short trips abroad during your time with us.

Take a look at our Japan Day 2020

Module overview

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Join us on campus

Book a place at our Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 17 June. Here you'll be able to explore our campus and facilities, meet academic staff and chat to students.

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Future careers

Asia Pacific Studies Foundation Entry could lead to a career in translation or interpretation, journalism, travel and tourism, or working for international airlines. You could also teach English in Asia Pacific language schools or overseas.

Fees and funding

First year£6000 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
First year£10000 for the first year
Full-time£14250 per year
First year£6,500 for the first year
First year£11,000 for the first year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


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

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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