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International Program in Economics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #22 (QS) Tokyo, Japan
UTIPE offers a two-year Master of International Program in Economics at The University of Tokyo in English, and the program does NOT require Japanese language ability to obtain the degree.

Overview

On Master of International Program in Economics at The University of Tokyo, you will have a unique opportunity to study under the supervision of leading researchers, and you can also develop your expertise in Asian and Japanese economies. Such expertise is especially valuable in light of the increasing importance of Asian economies in the twenty-first century.

Our faculty includes leading scholars in a wide range of fields in economics, including:

  • macroeconomics
  • econometrics
  • microeconomic theory. 

Accreditation

The University of Tokyo, also known as "Todai" was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, Todai offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Economics
  • Microeconomics Workshop
  • Macroeconomics Workshop
  • Topics in Economic Theory
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Econometrics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application form 
  • Proof of Bachelor's degree 
  • Official transcripts 
  • Proof of English proficiency 
  • Research work conducted by the applicant, such as a Bachelor's thesis, Honor's thesis or equivalent 
  • (graduates of Bachelor's programs with no research component will be given an essay assignment at the 
  • time of shortlisting) 
  • Proof of citizenship 
  • Two letters of recommendation by university academics 
  • Passport-sized photographs 
  • Proof of Examination Fee payment (the details regarding Examination Fee will be sent out at the time of shortlisting) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4965 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4965 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4965 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4965 USD 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.
  • 535,800 yen/year

Living costs for Tokyo

  • 132901 - 208470 JPY/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • MEXT Scholarship
  • The University of Tokyo Fellowship Special Scholarship for International Students
  • Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (Japan Student Services
  • Scholarship for International Students, The University of Tokyo Foundation
  • Scholarships provided by Private Scholarship Organizations

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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