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International Material Flow Management (IMAT)

Master
24 months
Duration
13999 USD/year
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About

The International Material Flow Management (IMAT) from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) 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).

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Overview

Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany.

The program

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 International Material Flow Management (IMAT) from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) , 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).

Programme Structure

Students take Sustainability Science major subjects and a selection of IMAT subjects such as:

  • Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategies and Carbon Trading
  • Zero Emission, Circular Economy and Regional Material Flow Management
  • Principles of Industrial Material Flow Management
  • Regional Material Flow Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
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GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must fulfill one of the following conditions at the time of application.

  • Have graduated or are scheduled to graduate from a bachelor's program with a standard period of completion of at least 3 years.
  • Have completed or are scheduled to complete a 16-year standard education curriculum outside Japan.
  • Have completed a 15-year standard education curriculum outside Japan and have academic achievements determined to be outstanding by the university.
  • Be at least 22 years of age and have been individually screened by the graduate school to have the academic ability of a university graduate or higher.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27998 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    13999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27998 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Total Tuition Fees: 3,000,000 JPY

Funding

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