2. Curriculum
  3. All-English Graduate Program

All-English Graduate Program

International M.A. and Ph.D. Programs in Economics (IMAP/IPhD), Department of Economics

Designed to provide graduates with knowledge of economic theory, empirics, and policy at the highest of global academic standards, in 2013, the Department of Economics in the Graduate School of International Social Sciences established two all-English degree programs to serve a competitive pool of selected international student applicants eager to pursue careers as academic researchers, specialists or business professionals in the international arena.
Our program has two distinctive features. First, we offer a North American Course-based curriculum with specializations in international economics and labor economics. Second, we also offer a policy-oriented program employing both comparative economic systems and political economy approaches.

Doctoral Program in Japanese Management, Department of Business Administration

In accordance with the extension of global economy, Japanese firms extend their business areas. “Japanese management” is well known as an excellent management system. There are many characteristics of Japanese management and these suggest meaningful insights through the comparison with other countries and areas. Our Japanese management program focuses on the student who is interested in Japanese management and wishes to study business management in a specific country or area based on Japanese management. Through the study of this course, a student can become academic researcher who is familiar with the essence of global business or an advanced business person who has strong academic skills.

Doctoral Program in Transnational Law and Policy, Department of International and Business Law

The Department of International and Business Law at Yokohama National University launched a doctoral program in Fall 2013 taught entirely in English. The program is designed to provide students with legal knowledge and practical skills needed for work in, inter alia, international organizations and transnational civil society organizations in various areas of global policy making. We seek motivated students from all over the world, who are eager to work in such fields.
Graduates of the Doctoral Program in Transnational Law and Policy will be able to conduct leading-edge research and publish their research outcome in international conferences (both academic and policy-oriented). They will also have the opportunity to acquire high-level research skills in various methods of empirical and theoretical analysis so as to enable them to produce policy-oriented papers.

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