PhD Japanese Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Philosophy
- 3 years [full-time], 6 years [part-time]
- Entry requirements
- A Bachelors (Honours) degree at 2:1 level or above (or its international equivalent) in a related subject; and
- A UK Master's degree with an overall average of 65% or higher, with a minimum of 65% in the dissertation and with no mark below 55% (or its international equivalent) in a related subject.
- Number of places/applicants
- There is no limit on the number of places available.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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Our PhD Japanese Studies programme will enable you to carry out a piece of significant, original research at a department that focuses on modern and contemporary Japan.
Japanese Studies was established at Manchester in 2007, and has quickly grown a large undergraduate programme with a small but expanding graduate cluster attached.
We offer supervision of postgraduate research projects connected to the broader issues of gender, education, religion, society and history.
In particular, we offer specialist supervision on mass culture, subcultural formations and cultural production, contemporary and modern religious organisations and movements, modern medical and educational and cultural history, and gender and women in culture, medicine, reproduction, and society.
Anthropological, sociological, textual and gender and cultural studies approaches are supported. There is a focus on cross-disciplinary research and co-supervision linking research in Japanese Studies with other disciplines.
Find out what it's like to study at Manchester by visiting us on one of our open days .
The School offers a limited number of bursaries and studentships on a competitive basis, details of which can be found via the links below.
Please note that whilst we do not have closing dates for programme applications, all funding competitions have a specified deadline for submitting the funding application form and a separate (earlier) deadline for submitting the online programme application form, both of which will be stated in the funding competition details below:
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. ESRC North West Social Science DTP (NWSSDTP) PhD Studentships in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. School of Arts, Languages and Cultures PhD Studentships 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. China Scholarship Council - The University of Manchester Joint Scholarship for PhD Study in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Sasakawa Japanese Studies Postgraduate Studentship 2021-22
- THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 2021-22
- School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
- Contact name
- Rachel Corbishley
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