About this Degree
After completing the Environmental Management master’s degree at Kyoto University, the student may continue on to the doctoral program in order to obtain advanced professional skills or may choose to work for national or local government organizations, international organizations, at environment-linked departments of industries, environment-related industries, environmentrelated NGOs, among others.
The curriculum also fosters outstanding researchers. Students are engaged in academic research in the specific field of his/her major, as well as in interdisciplinary course work, in order to gain the ability to open academic frontiers related to global and/or local environmental issues. After completing the master’s degree, the student may continue on to the Doctoral Program in Global Environmental Studies to obtain advanced academic research skills at the international level, or may choose to work for environment-related research institutions or other organizations.
The core requirements of the Master’s Program in Environmental Management are courses in the theoretical foundations of global environmental studies (global environmental laws and policy, global environmental economics, global resources and ecosystem management, environmental ethics and environmental education). The student studies environmental management fundamentals and theories, and attends seminars corresponding to the student’s area of interest. After that, the student completes an internship and then submits a master’s thesis.
- Through the environmental management seminars, the student participates in special lectures by invited lecturers, fieldwork, experiments and practical study, and literature review, all of which serve to instill the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for environmental research or practice at the international level.
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Economics & Policy Environmental Management Natural Resource Management View 5 other Masters in Environmental Economics & Policy in Japan
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Applicants will be graded according to the sum total of their marks for English ability (evaluated based on TOEFLiBT (preferred), TOEFL-PBT, TOEIC-SP, or IELTS test-score), general knowledge of global environment, basic knowledge of the applicant’s choice of study area and interviews (to assess achievement in undergraduate program, study plan and capacity for the master’s program).
International4159 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4159 EUR per year during 24 months.
National4159 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4159 EUR per year during 24 months.
- 535,800 yen/year
Living costs for Kyoto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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