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International Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #751 (QS) Yokohama, Japan
Students lacking the above mathematical background are strongly advised to take Mathematics for Economists offered in Fall of the first year of study in the program. Please note that the credits obtained in the course do not count towards the degree, therefore, only students who feel they need to "brush-up" on their math skills are recommended to take this course


Our M.A programs offers not only an American style economic track, but also a policy-oriented research track. First, in the core, students can learn graduated level microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, economic systems and economic policy.

Second, in the advantage courses, various fields are offered such and international economics, public economics/ finance, economic development and environmental economics. Advanced microeconomics and advanced statistics (econometrics) can also cen also be pursued further. Third each student has the option of either taking a Qualifying Examination or writing a traditional Master's thesis

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Adv. International Economics
  • Adv. Labor Economics
  • Adv. International Trade Policy
  • Adv. Comparative Econ. Studies
  • Adv. Empirical Analysis of Econ. Systems
  • Structure and Dynamics of Dev. Econ.
  • Statistical Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Online application form
  • Name, birth date, sex, citizenship, address, phone, email
  • Educational history
  • Employment History (for some applicants)
  • Research Activity History (for some applicants)
  • GPA (if available)
  • Intended field of study
  • Statement of purpose
  • Application status of any government scholarship
  • Academic transcripts
  • Certificate of graduation
  • English proficiency test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • GRE scores (refer to application guidelines)
  • Other documents showing strengths, if available
  • Documents to verify nationality (typically your passport) and residency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4117 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4117 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4117 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4117 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition(Japanese yen): 535800 yen

Living costs for Yokohama-shi

  • 111200 - 165260 JPY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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