Master's Courses in English

New Liberal Arts Degree Program (M.A.) Offered in English

Since April 2011, the Graduate School of International Administration has been offering graduate level courses with the goal of promoting more global education. In this two-year program, students take classes and complete a thesis in English. Depending on individual eligibility, students with Master's Degree in Japanse may also take the courses.

Classes are held at the Kioicho campus. They are offered mainly in the evenings and on Saturdays to accommodate busy schedules of working professionals.

Eligible Applicants
  • International students who are proficient in English
  • Japanese students who are proficient in English
  • Business people with aspiration to be leaders in a global society
Program Features
  1. The course is career-and-qualification-oriented and comprises four tracks of study: Policy Studies, International Studies, International Corporate Studies, and Hospitality Management and Tourism.
  2. Experienced faculty members with practical expertise, including native speakers in English, instruct the classes.
  3. Classes are scheduled intensively in the evening after work and on Saturdays.
  4. In addition to classes, knowledgeable lecturers, on and off campus from the business world, conduct seminars.
  5. Classes are offered at the Tokyo Kioicho campus, located in a convenient place with modern facilities.
Program Details
  1. Classes and lectures on the master’s thesis are carried out entirely in English.
  2. Students are required to submit papers entirely in English in every class.
  3. The English Coordinator provides general advice as well as academic support in English (or Japanese) to assist students on such matters as curriculum and course choices and academic skills (e.g., how to write papers).
  4. Completion of the Master’s Program is over two years. 32 credits are required to graduate, including lectures on the writing master’s thesis
  5. Business people can choose the master’s thesis or research project.
Qualification The Graduate School of International Administration requires a minimum score of 61 on the TOEFL iBT (internet-based test), 500 on the TOEFL PBT (paper-based test) or 600 for the TOEIC as a standard.

Native English Speakers should contact the Center for Admissions and Public Relations.

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