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Urban and Environmental Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #22 (QS) ,
This Master in Urban and Environmental Studies at The University of Tokyo provides cutting-edge knowledge on spatial planning, design and analysis as well as urban environmental management and technology to be used to solve ever-increasing urban issues and problems in the world.

About

The aim of the Department is to give students a definite background as an expert of planning, design and management of the urban community. The Master in Urban and Environmental Studies at The University of Tokyo is designed to help meet with the widespread needs for specially-educated manpower in urban planning and environmental engineering. 

Both research and teaching within the Department of Urban Engineering focus on two primarily areas: 

  • environmental engineering
  • urban planning.

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:

  • Environmental Risk Management 
  • Advanced Course in Residential Environment
  • Urban Water Systems
  • Advanced Water Quality Engineering
  • Global Urban Planning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

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

The department will allocate a limited number of scholarships by recommending candidates to scholarship organizations, MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) and Asian Development Bank.

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