Master of Arts Degree in Japan

Best MA Programs in Japan 2017/2018

Master

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Japan has one of the highly integrated higher education systems in Asia. Japans approach to science and technology is highly rated thus their education levels very structured from childhood to primary through secondary to tertiary levels. With 126 million people living in Japan it has a cultural rich environment. Greater Tokyo area is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.

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MA in Economics

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Niigata

This degree program is not only to let students understand modern economics frameworks, but also to equip them with analytical tools in economics. [+]

This newly offered two year MA program awards a MA in Economics degree to students who successfully complete all requirements. The IMF scholars through our tailor made program for them named Macroeconomic Policy Program belong to this new MA degree program within the IDP, while Macroeconomic Policy Program requires the IMF scholars to take more courses related to macroeconomic issues. The goal of the program is not only to let students understand modern economics frameworks, but also to equip them with analytical tools in economics, and this new MA degree program focuses on more economics than our current program in International Development, both of which are offered within the IDP.

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MA in International Peace Studies

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Niigata

This degree program is for individuals who wish to contribute to creating the conditions for peace, enhancing the security of individuals, and eliminating poverty and other institutional impediments for human development in the world. [+]

I. Mission

 

MA in International Peace Studies program developed for individuals who wish to contribute to creating the conditions for peace, enhancing the security of individuals, and eliminating poverty and other institutional impediments for human development in the world.

 

It enables program participants to acquire the basic skills and knowledge necessary to design, implement and evaluate public policies for achieving peace, protecting human security and expanding the capabilities and freedom of individuals. The program places a particularly strong emphasis on developing deep understanding and humane compassion of different cultures in the world. 

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MA in International Relations

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Niigata

This degree program is designed to equip students with skills and knowledge necessary for successful careers in government and diplomacy, international businesses, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations. [+]

A Comprehensive International Relations Program with an Asia Pacific Focus  The International Relations program at IUJ is designed to provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of major trends in contemporary international politics, economics and society. Special emphasis is placed on developments in the Asian Pacific area and on Japan in particular. The Islamic world also receives considerable attention.

 

The International Relations program has proved extremely useful for people who either work in, or who intend to take up careers in national or regional governments, in international organizations, in business and finance, or in the media.It also offers a valuable stepping stone to those who wish to pursue further studies in a Ph. D. program and enter the academic world. ... [-]


MA in International Development

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Niigata

This degree program is designed to educate future leaders in formulating and implementing economic as well as public policies geared for social and economic development. [+]

Main Features

As a successive expansion of this MA degree program in International Development shows, our leading program in International Development maintains its highly reputable development of its educational quality particularly related to development issues. While its core courses are mainly related to modern economics, its outstanding achievements in education comprehensively covering development issues can be found not only in the number of graduates of this degree program, but also in the number of countries of all graduates. The diversity of countries of enrolled students provides one of the most ideal environments to study international development issues. The strong human network of the graduates of this program shows the quality of this educational program as well as the benefits which students of this program will gain after their graduation.The program encompasses a wide range of public policy issues in the context of socioeconomic development. These issues are examined in the areas of finance, trade, investment, human resources development, environment, sustainable development, and urban and regional development. Beyond the understanding of the immediate and specific circumstances of country specific issues, the program provides students with as many opportunities as it can, in order to let students share/deepen development issues of different countries under its rigorous coursework environments. The program consists of required and elective courses, and enrolled students can choose several elective courses based on their own research and policy related interests after taking required courses, all of which are designed to make students use highly sophisticated analytical tools smoothly in... [-]


MA in Public Management

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Niigata

This degree program meets the needs of good governance required to implement and evaluate policies that effectively solve diverse public problems such as environmental damage, public health, education, national and regional development, welfare reform, and international security. [+]

About the PMPP

 

The term “governance” is coming to be emphasized more and more in development policy issues. Since good governance is widely considered as one crucial solution to eliminate both inefficiency and inequality within our societies, governments and international institutions pay more attention to policies that ensure good governance - sound processes of decision-making and by which decisions are implemented in public sectors. The Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) has established a new two-year MA program, the Public Management and Policy Analysis Program (PMPP), to meet the needs of good governance required to implement and evaluate policies that effectively solve diverse public problems such as environmental damage, public health, education, national and regional development, welfare reform, and international security. As the GSIR faculty and students create a variety of formal and informal ideas we can have a vital impact on shaping the capacity to deal with such problems.... [-]


Master of Arts in Global Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

MA - Master of Arts in Global Studies (60 credits) [+]

Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Courses Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 60 credits Courses (core) 24 credits / 12 courses Courses (GSCCSxxx) 12 credits / 6 courses Global Community Project 12 credits / 2 courses (optional) Electives 16 credits / 8 courses Electives 4 credits / 2 courses (in case of optional project) Thesis 8 credits Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission... [-]

Master of Arts in Communication Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

MA - Master of Arts in Communication Studies (60 credits) [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Japan 2017/2018. Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Courses Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 60 credits Courses (core) 24 credits / 12 courses Courses (GSCCSxxx) 12 credits / 6 courses Global Community Project 12 credits / 2 courses (optional) Electives 16 credits / 8 courses Electives 4 credits / 2 courses (in case of optional project) Thesis 8 credits Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program... [-]

M.A. in Communication Arts

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Japan Beppu

Twenty-first-century opportunities for career enhancement abound for graduate students who have earned the Master of Arts in Communication Arts degree from NYIT. Part of the College of Arts [+]

M.A. in Communication Arts

Awarding Body:

New York Institute of Technology

Twenty-first-century opportunities for career enhancement abound for graduate students who have earned the Master of Arts in Communication Arts degree from NYIT. Part of the College of Arts and Sciences, our interdisciplinary program incorporates sound theoretical principles of research, aesthetic design, cultural studies, and hands-on production techniques. Numerous specializations along with a common theoretical basis provide the opportunity for diverse career choices grounded in a firm foundation.

Graduate courses are available in: Digital Graphics, Animation, Web Design, Producing and Directing for Film and Television, Television Journalism and Electronic News-Gathering, Public Relations and Advertising, Digital Film-Making, Documentary Film and Television, Electronic Cinematography and Editing, Corporate Communications, Multimedia Production, Communication Law, Studio Art, Computer Graphic Art and Photography, Media Research, Print Journalism and Media Writing, Founding a Media Business, Scriptwriting, Special Effects, Intercultural Communication, and Media Management.... [-]


Master of Arts in HR Management

Kilroy Norway
Campus January 2018 Japan Beppu

The Society for Human Resource Management(SHRM) has acknowledged that HPU’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management is fully aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook [+]

Master of Arts in HR Management

Awarding Body:

Hawaii Pacific University

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that HPU’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management is fully aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Worldwide, only 67 programs in 62 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative, created in 2006 to help the Society define HR education standards taught in university business schools across the nation and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.... [-]