Are you fascinated by the rich culture, language, and traditions of Japan? Do you dream of immersing yourself in the study of Japanese art, literature, history, and society? If so, the University of Colombo is offering you an exciting opportunity to pursue your passion through the Master of Arts in Japanese Studies program.
In order to be eligible for admission to the Master of Arts in Japanese Studies program at the University of Colombo, you must meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Japanese Studies from a recognized University/Institution OR
- Any other Bachelor’s degree with prior learning/work experience in Japanese Studies OR
- Professional qualification from a recognized professional body acceptable to the Faculty Board of the FGS and Senate of University of Colombo with prior learning/work experience in Japanese Studies OR
- Completion of NVO level 7 (equivalent to Bachelors degree or above) with relevant work experience in Japanese Studies as determined by the Faculty Board of the FGS and Senate of the University of Colombo
Additionally, you should have:
- Good knowledge of the English language
- Satisfactory performance in a selection test/selection interview
These admission requirements ensure that students from various educational backgrounds.
The Master of Arts in Japanese Studies is a two-year program. It offers a comprehensive curriculum focused on language, culture, history, and society of Japan. The medium of instruction is English. Classes are held on weekends, making it convenient for working professionals.The Master of Arts in Japanese Studies is a two-year program. It offers a comprehensive curriculum focused on language, culture, history, and society of Japan. The medium of instruction is English. Classes are held on weekends, making it convenient for working professionals.
Benefits of the Program:
- Expert Faculty: You will be guided by experienced and knowledgeable faculty members who are experts in their respective fields of Japanese Studies. They will provide valuable insights and mentorship throughout your academic journey.
- Cultural Immersion: The program offers various opportunities for cultural immersion, including language classes, workshops, and extracurricular activities. You will have the chance to develop your Japanese language skills and experience traditional arts, such as calligraphy, tea ceremonies, and martial arts.
- Career Prospects: With a Master of Arts in Japanese Studies, you will possess a unique skill set that can open doors to a wide range of career opportunities. You can pursue careers in academia, research institutions, cultural exchange programs, translation and interpretation services, tourism, international business, and more.
To apply, visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies website at fgs.cmb.ac.lk and download the application form. Complete the form and gather certified copies of your National Identity Card, Birth Certificate, educational qualifications, professional qualifications (if any), and work experience certificates. Scan and email these documents along with the completed application form to [email protected].
Don’t forget to pay the application fee of LKR 3,000 for local students or 40 USD for foreign students. You can make the payment at any People’s Bank branch using the provided code or through the online payment portal (pay.cmb.ac.lk). The deadline for applications is 30th July 2023.
Unlock your potential with a Master of Arts in Japanese Studies at the University of Colombo. Immerse in Japan’s language, culture, and society. Pave the way for a rewarding career. Apply now to become a global citizen. Visit our website for more information. Start shaping your future today.