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    I'm thinking about taking a combined degree course, Japanese and Economics. But, I'm not sure what the difference is with 'Economics and Japanese' and 'Japanese and Economics' because on Soas's website it mentiones that a "Japanese and..." course requires AAB or ABB but the "Economics and..." course requires AAA or AAB. I've looked at the structure for the combined course with Economics but the content for the subject whether it comes first or second in the title is the same just arranged differently. So does that mean I can apply for the Japanese and Economics Course with lower-ish requirements and still receive the same content as the other course or is it just all the same?
    Sorry I tend to rant a lot but if you have any info on this it would be great to hear from you
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    (Original post by kharaa)
    I'm thinking about taking a combined degree course, Japanese and Economics. But, I'm not sure what the difference is with 'Economics and Japanese' and 'Japanese and Economics' because on Soas's website it mentiones that a "Japanese and..." course requires AAB or ABB but the "Economics and..." course requires AAA or AAB. I've looked at the structure for the combined course with Economics but the content for the subject whether it comes first or second in the title is the same just arranged differently. So does that mean I can apply for the Japanese and Economics Course with lower-ish requirements and still receive the same content as the other course or is it just all the same?
    Sorry I tend to rant a lot but if you have any info on this it would be great to hear from you
    My guess would be 'Japanese and Economics' is more Japanese based than 'Economics and Japanese' with the latter being more econ focused?
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    My guess would be 'Japanese and Economics' is more Japanese based than 'Economics and Japanese' with the latter being more econ focused?
    Yeah, i had the same thoughts but the similarities in the modules for both the Economics threw me off and the Japanese modules remain the same for all the combined courses including Economics. If there were a major difference in the type of content or the focus on one more than the other, i havent found evidence of it on their site. The only difference i've noticed is that in the structure for "Economics and..." and "and Economics" the modules remain the same but are rearanged differently, which i do not getthe point of.
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    (Original post by kharaa)
    Yeah, i had the same thoughts but the similarities in the modules for both the Economics threw me off and the Japanese modules remain the same for all the combined courses including Economics. If there were a major difference in the type of content or the focus on one more than the other, i havent found evidence of it on their site. The only difference i've noticed is that in the structure for "Economics and..." and "and Economics" the modules remain the same but are rearanged differently, which i do not getthe point of.
    The best advise I can give you right now is to email the University with this question yourself and see that they say tbh. :P
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    (Original post by kharaa)
    I'm thinking about taking a combined degree course, Japanese and Economics. But, I'm not sure what the difference is with 'Economics and Japanese' and 'Japanese and Economics' because on Soas's website it mentiones that a "Japanese and..." course requires AAB or ABB but the "Economics and..." course requires AAA or AAB. I've looked at the structure for the combined course with Economics but the content for the subject whether it comes first or second in the title is the same just arranged differently. So does that mean I can apply for the Japanese and Economics Course with lower-ish requirements and still receive the same content as the other course or is it just all the same?
    Sorry I tend to rant a lot but if you have any info on this it would be great to hear from you
    Hi.

    The order in which the programmes appear does not matter as they carry the same weight. The entry requirements for a combined degree would always go with the higher grade requirement. In this case it would be AAA - AAB.

    Hope that makes sense.

    Thanks,

    Darryl
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    Hi.

    The order in which the programmes appear does not matter as they carry the same weight. The entry requirements for a combined degree would always go with the higher grade requirement. In this case it would be AAA - AAB.

    Hope that makes sense.

    Thanks,

    Darryl
    😢 thanks for the response
 
 
 
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