Department of Education

Ikuya Aizawa

DPhil Student

College Affiliation: St Catherine's College

​My doctoral research focuses on English as the Medium of Instruction (EMI) in higher education in Japan.

My research explores the costs and benefits to students quality of education, exploring both language and content acquisition, and the various language-related challenges of studying through a second language. Alongside my DPhil study, I also work part-time as a research assistant at EMI Oxford.

Thesis

Effects on content knowledge and language acquisition of English as Medium of Instruction in Japanese Higher Education

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