24 months
22129 USD/year
22129 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Environmental Sciences from The University of Tokyo is an exciting new advanced level degree program (offered at both Masters and Ph.D. level) at the University of Tokyo. It shares its vision with its undergraduate counterpart, the International Program on Environmental Sciences, one of the PEAK (Programs in English at Komaba) program and is likewise delivered entirely in English. 


The Master of Environmental Sciences from The University of Tokyo steps further and deeper, allowing students to choose their area of specialization from a wide range of relevant fields including natural and agricultural sciences, industrial technologies, and social sciences including economics, politics and other related disciplines. The course provides a unique opportunity to work with world experts at the cutting edge, on problems that global society needs to address right now for its future prosperity.

Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the GPES program will be specialists and professionals:

  • capable of working internationally in the environment-energy field on the global stage;
  • with a systematic understanding of the environment-energy field from both natural and social scientific
  • perspectives;
  • who understand and can make judgements on environmental questions on all scales ranging from local to global;
  • with a considered and empathetic view of the wide range of different stakeholder viewpoints on environmental issues and who can execute leadership in resolving issues arising from these;
  • who can make informed decisions in real time, on site to solve real world problems;
  • who are global communicators, capable of addressing both specialists and non-specialists while encompassing the needs of differing cultural groups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environmental Principles
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Measurement and Evaluation
  • Materials Systems and Dynamics
  • Energy Technology and Natural Resources
  • Health and Security / Urban Planning Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A proof of degree
  • Official Transcripts from each college, university, or other institutions of higher learning attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL (iBT or PBT)
  • GRE (General Test)
  • Personal Statement

There is no pre-set minimum standard for each item (TOEFL and GRE). However, faculty members are well aware of standards and evaluation procedures of the top schools in the US and UK and UTIPE admission procedure will be comparable to top graduate schools in economics in the United States and United Kingdom.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44259 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    22129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44259 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • 1st year - 2.800.000 JPY
  • 2nd year - 2.500.000 JPY

Living costs for Tokyo

132901 - 208462 JPY /month
Living costs

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


GPES has been selected by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) as an International Student Priority Placement Special Program. This award brings direct access to special MEXT Scholarships to new GPES applicants. 5 fully funded Masters Course scholarships and 3 fully funded PhD Course scholarships are now available annually to International Students wishing to study on the GPES program. The scholarship includes all University fees, a monthly stipend and return airfare from the students home country for the full period of study.

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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