Study Abroad destinations
What you can study
|Course||When you can study|
|Japanese, TESOL and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
|Japanese, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
Choosing your modules
You need to gain the following credits from your modules:
- 12 to 16 Japanese credits per semester
- 24 to 32 Japanese credits per year
You can see the module options on the Okayama University website.
The academic year is split into 2 semesters:
- Semester 1: Late September to early February
- Semester 2: Early April to late August
Visit the Okayama University website for a full list of academic dates.
There is a range of accommodation available for international students at Okayama University.
Information on all student accommodation is available on the Okayama University housing pages.
Costs and visas
Insurance and additional costs
Students are required to enrol in the Japanese National Insurance System. This costs approximately ¥2000 a month and the Student Mutual Benefit Insurance which costs approximately ¥12,000 per year. This includes ¥4,000 as Co-op membership fee which will be refunded when you withdraw from Co-op membership at the end of your stay.
Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.
You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes.
If you do have any visa related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.