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Asia Pacific Studies

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)

24 months
Duration
12797 USD/year
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About

The master's program in Asia Pacific Studies from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) aims to educate and transform students into competent leaders ready to handle challenges facing the Asia Pacific region.

Overview

Contribute to the future of Asia Pacific region

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. 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.

  • 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 are 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

International Relations

  • Regionalism and Globalization
  • International Law
  • International Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics and Government

Society and Culture

  • Changing Social Landscapes
  • Media and Communication
  • Migration and Trans-nationalism
  • Social Organizations and Institutions
  • Sociology and Everyday Life
  • Cultural Change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Requirement 1: Educational Qualifications   

Applicants who have graduated or are scheduled to graduate from a university (3- or 4-year).   

    

Requirement 2: English Language Proficiency   

Minimum English proficiency requirements:   

TOEFL iBT Test - 85 points   

IELTS - 6.5   

TOEIC Test - 800 points   

PTE Academic - 58 points   

Cambridge English Language Assessment – 176     

OR 

Has graduated from an undergraduate program with the medium of English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25594 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    12797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25594 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
Total Tuition: 2,800,000 JPY

Funding

1) APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship

The APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship is available to all eligible applicants.   

2)   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarships 

3) External Scholarships

https://admissions.apu.ac.jp/graduate/how_to_apply/external_scholarship/  

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