Master Programs in Japan

Compare 17 Top Masters Programs in Japan 2016/2017

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Japan is a country with rich history and unique educational traditions, making Master in Japan programs a unique opportunity for high quality education combined with culture and history. Japan has so much to offer international students and there will never be a dull day for those seeking a Master in Japan. Student can enjoy the cosmopolitan cities, charming towns, lovely cultural and religious sites, museums, and so much more.

There are many different Master in Japan programs available at universities all around Japan. It is possible to find large international research and educational centers in several cities throughout the country, offering students more possibilities. Some of the Master in Japan programs are in the fields of business, international development, economics, peace studies, and finance, to name a few.

There are many different Master in Japan programs and possibilities to choose from at the university that suits you best. Look through the various program descriptions below, click on the ones that interest you most and make the first step towards your future Master in Japan degree today!

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CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 Japan Tokyo

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years April 2017 Japan Beppu

Many people regard the 21st century as the “Asia Pacific century” as a result of the region’s continuous and robust growth. The region’s prominence can be witnessed through its increasing political power in the G-20 and economic interdependence that boosts steady growth. [+]

Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies The Master’s program in Asia Pacific Studies aims to educate and transform students into competent leaders ready to handle challenges facing the Asia Pacific region. The program encourages students to analyze complicated and ever-changing sociocultural conditions and international issues, pursue feasible solutions and pave a path to a prosperous future for the region. Students accumulate professional knowledge and insights, interpret complex facts in objective and systematic manners and provide insightful solutions to problems. A broad range of issues are addressed in the two divisions: International Relations and Society and Culture. The courses taught under this program consist of four pillars: analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented intensive seminar courses. This program nurtures students’ research skills, including the ability to formulate frameworks for analyses, collect and analyze data, and test arguments and hypotheses. Students are expected to conduct research under a specific theme in a systematic manner throughout their studies. At the end of the program, students must submit a thesis or report on a theme of their choice, which they have developed under personal guidance from their supervisors in the seminar courses run throughout the program. During the process, they are encouraged to conduct field surveys in the Asia Pacific region. Divisions International Relations (IR) The International Relations (IR) division is aimed at expanding the students’ empirical knowledge base and sharpening their analytical and theoretical thinking regarding social, political, economic and security phenomena in the globalizing world. The courses in this division provide a useful knowledge base for both academic-bound students and practitioner-bound students with intended careers in security, diplomacy and media. While taking subjects such as international security, international law and conflict resolution, students will also focus on writing a thesis or research report. Major Subjects Regionalism and Globalization International Law International Political Economy Comparative Politics and Government Special Studies (International Relations) Conflict Resolution International Security Society and Culture (SC) The Asia Pacific is one of the most rapidly developing regions in recent decades. To capture the patterns of social and cultural changes occurring, the Society and Culture (SC) division is devoted to promoting comparative academic research on the region. Students can acquire practical skills in formulating and conducting research using theories and methods developed in sociology, cultural anthropology, media and communication studies. With knowledge concerning social and cultural backgrounds of the countries in the regions, it enables students to have greater employment opportunities in government, industrial, commercial and academic institutes. Major Subjects Changing Social Landscapes Media and Communication Migration and Trans-nationalism Social Organizations and Institutions Sociology and Everyday Life Special Studies (Society and Culture) Cultural Change For further information regarding the Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies, please visit: http://en.apu.ac.jp/home/study/content25/ ... [-]

International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Japan Beppu

The Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT) program is APU’s flagship dual master degree program with the Trier University of Applied Sciences, conducted by the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) in Germany. Students of IMAT get the opportunity to study at APU in Beppu, Japan, the birthplace of the One Village One Product (OVOP) movement, in their first year and at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (ECB), the first Zero Emission (ZE) campus in Europe, in their second year. [+]

Masters in Japan 2016/2017. International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program IMAT is a dual-degree program managed jointly by APU and the Institute of Applied Material Flow Management (IFaS), an innovative research institute of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany. The program offers integrated knowledge in engineering, economics, law and natural and social sciences. In addition to the learning goals of the Sustainability Science division, IMAT offers multidisciplinary courses to prepare students to become young professionals in zero emission systems design with profound knowledge in renewable energy, integrated water resource management and other sustainable community development areas. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct field work in Japan and participate in an internship in Germany. IMAT students will have to submit a master’s thesis to IfaS in Germany. A concise summary of this thesis is to be submitted to APU in the form of a research report. Upon completion of the program, students receive two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (from APU) and a Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management (from Trier University of Applied Sciences). For further information regarding the IMAT Program, please visit: http://www.imat-master.com/our-programmes/imat-in-japan/curriculum/ ... [-]

Master’s in International Cooperation Policy

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years April 2017 Japan Beppu

The Asia Pacific region and the international community as a whole are facing many urgent issues which need to be addressed in order to ensure equitable development and sustainable environments. The program provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice. [+]

Master’s in International Cooperation Policy The master’s program in International Cooperation Policy provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice, drawing on diverse fields to train creative professionals who can understand complex challenges from multiple perspectives and formulate feasible solutions with integrative approaches from global, regional, and local perspectives. Such training will improve practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate projects, and thereby contribute to organizations that work closely with and in developing nations. Students can select one of the following five divisions for their specialization: International Public Administration, Public Health Management, Sustainability Science, Tourism and Hospitality and Development Economics. They are required to take analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented seminar courses. Additionally, numerous seminars and workshops are organized throughout the year. There are many opportunities for students to participate in the exchange of ideas, information and expertise with academics, experts, business executives, policy makers, and senior administrators. Students must submit a master’s thesis or research report in order to complete their degree. Divisions International Public Administration (IPA) The International Public Administration (IPA) division is aimed at providing knowledge and skills to those who are interested in pursuing an advanced career in national and international governmental organizations. This division enables students to improve professional and practical skills to manage and evaluate administrative operations and policies in national, regional and global settings. The major subjects in this division relate to international organizations, international cooperation policy and public administration, and form the foundation on which each student can further build a more focused study depending on their intended policy field. Major Subjects Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Special Studies (International Public Administration) International Public Administration International Organizations Project Management Planning and Evaluation Community Development Public Health Management (PHM) The Public Health Management (PHM) division teaches students three fundamental skills: skills in managing the budget, finance, economics and accounting of healthcare costs; skills in epidemiology, health statistics and research methodology as well as information management; and skills in public health, mainly preventive medicine and environmental health. This division puts emphasis on the economics and financial as well as administrative management of healthcare services at both the public and private sectors, while preserving the standard foundations of conventional public health education. Moreover, it encourages students at an early stage to focus on healthcare case studies that relate to significant issues in the Asia Pacific region. They may start by reviewing current health issues as reflected in papers, and by raising research questions with policy implications from the very beginning. This aspect of teaching and research is looked upon as a strategic approach throughout the whole length of the program. Major Subjects Environmental Health Healthcare Finance Biostatistics Healthcare Economics Public Health Essentials Epidemiology Bioinformatics Sustainability Science (SS) The Sustainability Science (SS) division focuses on the application of science for achieving the goals of sustainable development. This division analyzes the planning and implementation of policies and actions that deal with the relationship between society and nature with the ultimate goal to create a sustainable future for all. Study involves the scientific understanding of society-nature interactions; linking research with policy and actions; generating new knowledge, tools and techniques; and enhancing scientific and institutional capability for promoting sustainability and resilience. Students are expected to gain a holistic perspective, integrative skills and interdisciplinary knowledge as they engage in analyzing and managing particular problems and issues of population-resource-technology-institution interactions. Major Subjects Environment and Natural Resources Conservation Advanced Environmental Geosciences Environmental Policy, Law and Administration Environmental Economics Urban Sustainability Industrial Ecology Special Studies (Sustainability Science) Tourism and Hospitality (TH) Tourism is a fast growing economic sector that transforms societies and communities in the Asia Pacific region. The Tourism and Hospitality (TH) division looks at various aspects of mass tourism and alternative tourism and the economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts on societies and communities. The division also studies the theory and practice of hospitality management as it relates to the tourism, service, health and welfare industries. The knowledge and academic/professional skills obtained from our division will be useful for a wide variety of employment opportunities in government service, international organizations and private corporations, as well as to further study. Major Subjects Tourism Economics Cultural and Heritage Tourism Environmental Tourism Community Based Tourism Health and Wellness Tourism Special Studies (Tourism and Hospitality) Tourism Policy and Planning Development Economics (DE) The Development Economics (DE) division is aimed at those who are interested in the socio-economic issues of the developing world. Study in this division enables students to improve their critical and analytical skills in many areas of development economics, including industrial development, social development, political development, rural development and poverty alleviation. Students are also able to enhance their professional and practical skills related to international development. This division also aims to enhance the development of research skills in this field for those wishing to pursue further study. The knowledge and skills obtained will provide a wide variety of employment opportunities in international organizations, national and local governments, international development agencies, NGOs and development consultancy firms. Major Subjects Development Economics Macroeconomics Development Finance Comparative Economic Development Microeconomics Community Development Special Studies (Development Economics) For further information regarding the Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies, please visit: http://en.apu.ac.jp/home/study/content27/ ... [-]

Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months Open Enrollment Japan Tokyo

– Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law – Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia – Continue working throughout the entire program – Truly international – In English – For lawyers and non-lawyers - 20 years of experience – Academic title of “Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG” [+]

Masters in Japan 2016/2017. - Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law - Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia - Continue working throughout the entire program - Truly international - In English - For lawyers and non-lawyers - Academic title ‹Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG› The Executive M.B.L.-HSG - recently listed among the most innovative law programs by the Financial Times - is built upon the concept of a flying classroom and a global faculty. In nine attendance modules, leading experts from three continents will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge directly applicable in your professional working life. Module 1 - St.Gallen Introduction to European & International Business Law Module 2 - Zurich Finance Module 3 – Frankfurt a. M. Mergers & Acquisitions Module 4 - Luxembourg Litigation & Lobbying Module 5 - Brussels Competition Law Module 6 - New York International Taxation Module 7 - Shanghai Law & Business in China Module 8 - Tokyo Law & Business in Japan Module 9 - Austin Energy & IT Law Supplementary Module - Harvard Negotiation For their master theses, candidates analyze a current problem in European or international business law. Topics are proposed by the faculty, or students may choose their own. More information and online application at www.mbl.unisg.ch Program start date Next year's course starts on 12 June 2017. However, as flexibility is one of our advantages, it is possible to start the course with whichever module suits your needs. It is also possible to join in a course which is already in progress. Application deadline The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017. Tuition The fee for tuition is CHF 38.500.–. If your application is submitted by 30 November 2016, you will receive a tuition fee discount of CHF 3.000.–. If your application is submitted by 28 February 2017, you will receive a tuition fee discount of CHF 1.500.–. [-]

Master in Business Studies - Transportation and Logistics Management

United International Business Schools
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Transportation and Logistics Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 ... [+]

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Transportation and Logistics Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in Transportation and Logistics Management

 

GSCTLM11 International Transportation and Regulations (2) GSCTLM21 Logistics Management (2) GSCTLM31 Inventory Control Systems (2) GSCTLM41 Supply Chain Management (2) ... [-]

Master in Business Studies - Tourism and Hospitality Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Tourism and Hospitality Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 ... [+]

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Tourism and Hospitality Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in Tourism and Hospitality Management

 

GSCTHM11 Tourism Management (2) GSCTHM21 Hospitality Management (2) GSCTHM31 Leisure Management (2) GSCTHM41 Eco-tourism (2)

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Master in Business Studies - Sports Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Sports Management program is offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking ... [+]

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Sports Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

GSCSM11 Sports Management (2) GSCSM21 Sports Ethics (2) GSCSM31 Sports Psychology (2) GSCSM41 The Business of Sports (2)

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Because of the modular design and flexibility of the program (Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Business Communication), students can start their studies in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. The Master program is offered at several campus locations.... [-]


Master in Business Studies - International Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in International Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits... [+]

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in International Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in International Management

 

GSCIM11 International Business and Management (2) GSCIM21 Globalization and Integration (2) GSCIM31 Managing Across Cultures (2) GSCIM41 International Economics and Policy (2) ... [-]

Master in Business Studies - Global Banking and Financial Markets

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Global Banking and Financial Markets is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits .... [+]

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Global Banking and Financial Markets is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in Global Banking and Financial Markets

 

GSCGB11 Financial Markets and Banking Systems (2) GSCGB21 Investment Banking and Securities Markets (2) GSCGB31 Derivative Products (2) GSCGB41 Financial Risk Management (2) ... [-]

Master in Business Studies - Fashion Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Fashion Management program is offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking ... [+]

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Fashion Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in Fashion Management

 

GSCFM11 Fundamentals of Fashion Management (2) GSCFM21 Fashion, Marketing and Innovation (2) GSCFM31 Fashion, Strategy and Transformation (2) GSCFM41 Fashion Management in Practice (2) ... [-]

Master in Business Studies - European Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

During the Master in Business Studies - Specialization in European Management program, students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting .... [+]

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in European Management is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in European Management

 

GSCEM11 Doing Business with Europe (2) GSCEM21 Patents and Trademarks (2) GSCEM31 European Monetary and Fiscal Policy (2) GSCEM41 European Business Law (2)

 

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Master in Business Studies - e-Business

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in e-Business program is taught in English. students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations. [+]

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in e-Business program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in e-Business

 

GSCEB11 e-Business Markets and Virtual Communities (2) GSCEB21 e-Business and Digital Economy (2) GSCEB31 e-Commerce (2) GSCEB41 e-Business Analysis, Design and Applications (2) ... [-]

Master in Business Studies - Design Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Design Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final .... [+]

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Design Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in Design Management

 

GSCDM11 Fundamentals of Design Management (2) GSCDM21 Design, Marketing and Innovation (2) GSCDM31 Design, Strategy and Transformation (2) GSCDM41 Design Management in Practice (2) ... [-]

Master in Business Studies - Business Communication

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2016 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Business Communication program is offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format ... [+]

Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Business Communication

 

This Master program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits. Several courses are offered by visiting faculty and are scheduled in an intensive seminar format. Fostering inter-campus exchanges and networking, students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations.

Specialization Courses in Business Communication

 

GSCBC11 Contemporary Business Communication (2) GSCBC21 Effective Public Relations (2) GSCBC31 Negotiation Techniques (2) GSCBC41 Crisis Management (2) ... [-]