Japanese, Ph.D. | University of Waikato | Hamilton, New Zealand
36 months
Duration
6800 NZD/year
6800 NZD/year
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Anytime
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Start date

About

The degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Japanese is awarded by the University of Waikato for research carried out under the supervision of at least two staff members.

Overview

Japan is a major trading partner of New Zealand and there is a large Japanese business community here. 

New Zealand is a popular Japanese tourist destination and many of our more advanced students have been able to get holiday jobs tour-guiding.

Career opportunities at the University of Waikato

  • Diplomat
  • Hospitality Operator
  • International Lawyer
  • Tour Guide
  • Translator or Interpreter
  • Travel Agent

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Studying Japan's fascinating culture and language continues to provide a valuable basis for a career and a stimulating insight into an important Asian country.
  • The study of Japanese at Waikato involves the acquisition of Japanese language and the study of the history and culture of Japan.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • The first day of any month from February to November

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need to provide a copy of your official transcript(s) and certificates for all previous tertiary qualifications held. These documents must detail the qualification, papers/subjects taken, grades awarded and should include information on institution grading systems/scales, and evidence of completion.
  • You will need to provide evidence that at least one University of Waikato research supervisor has agreed to supervise your research and invited you to apply.
  • Attach your academic CV.
  • Sample of academic writing.
  • Academic referees.
  • Passport or birth certificate.
  • Evidence of English language competency.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6800 NZD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6800 NZD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6800 NZD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6800 NZD per year during 36 months.
    • $6,800 - $7,220 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Japanese.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
15000 NZD
Deadline
Anytime
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for India
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
15000 NZD
Deadline
Not specified
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for Vietnam
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
15000 NZD
Deadline
Anytime
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for China
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
15000 NZD
Deadline
Not specified
The New Zealand NCUK University of Waikato Bursary
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for Malaysia
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
10000 NZD
Deadline
Not specified
University of Waikato International Progression Bursary
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available

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