Master's in Japan

Best Master Degrees in Japan 2018

Master

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

A Master is a graduate-level academic program that takes about two years beyond a bachelor’s degree to receive. Master’s are offered in many different specialties, and depending on the school, they may also be offered online or in person. Earning a Master may lead to increased job opportunities for graduates.

 

 

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.

Masters Degrees in Japan

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Clinical Psychology

Japan Lutheran College
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Tokyo

Christian spirit - love and devotion of the heart - have, cherish contact with the people the dignity of each individual, and training experts in clinical psychology that can full use of advanced expertise and technology. [+]

Clinical Psychology Idea

Christian spirit - love and devotion of the heart - have, cherish contact with the people the dignity of each individual, and training experts in clinical psychology that can full use of advanced expertise and technology.

Experiential learning cherish!

Clinical psychology is the study of the practice. To become as help the technology and knowledge to the people of the assistance, it is essential to learn through practical experience. In some on campus "Clinical Psychology Consultation Center", to participate in, such as from the first year group experience, you will be responsible for the client's interview from around 1 the end of the year. The second year it also joined off-campus training. Hospital, adaptation guidance classroom, there is a wide variety of training destination such as the Child and Family Support Center. Create a training record and verbatim record, subject to the super vision in consultation centers and off-campus training destination. In addition, full-time faculty members in light of the report of the training content is taught fine.... [-]


Social Welfare

Japan Lutheran College
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Tokyo

We aim to social worker of training as a highly specialized professionals. In addition, we aim to skills management business in social welfare facilities and institutions. [+]

Social Welfare Idea

Master's Program

We aim to social worker of training as a highly specialized professionals. In addition, we aim to skills management business in social welfare facilities and institutions.

Doctoral Program

We aim to training of social welfare studies of researchers and educators. In addition, we are training for the operational management of expert facilities and institutions through the practice theory and law policy of social welfare.

It features three of the study area

In the Master's Program, (1) social welfare institutions and policies, (2) social welfare methods and techniques, (3) to select the area to master the expertise from three research areas of Christian social welfare, highly specialized professionals wearing the required knowledge and skills as. In the doctoral program, it consists of (1) social welfare institutions and policies (2) subjects of the two study areas of social welfare assistance technology.... [-]


Master of Science and Technology - Advanced Science and Technology Education

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Hirosaki

The Graduate School of Science and Technology (Master’s Course) considers education as the most important duty and aims to bring up highly specialized engineers who can adapt themselves to the progress and diversity of science and technology. [+]

With the Aim of Advanced Science and Technology Education

The Graduate School of Science and Technology (Master’s Course) considers education as the most important duty and aims to bring up highly specialized engineers who can adapt themselves to the progress and diversity of science and technology. The Course provides advanced science and technology education under the consideration of the importance of the close connection between the education of the undergraduate program and that of the master’s program.

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Master in Agriculture and Life Sciences

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Hirosaki

The master’s program consists of five courses: “Biology”, “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”, “Applied Biosciences”, “Agriculture & Horticulture”, and “Agricultural & Environmental Engineering”. [+]

Advanced education and research in the field of Agriculture and Life Sciences

The master’s program consists of five courses:

Biology Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Applied Biosciences Agriculture & Horticulture Agricultural & Environmental Engineering

Students may choose one of two academic programs depending on their future plans: the academic research program (training of researchers) or practical research program (training of technical experts).

The Master’s degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences is awarded to those who have earned enough credits and have submitted an approved dissertation. We are aiming for understanding a widespread technique and the training of the altitude specialist who can contribute to the development of the expert community, a superior engineer with an international field of vision, and the researcher who receives the request in the times in advance and can challenge an advanced study.... [-]


Master in Humanities and Social Sciences

Hirosaki University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Hirosaki

Two courses of study are offered in the M.A. program: Cultural Studies and Applied Social Sciences. The goal of each is to turn out highly qualified graduates who can deal with the transformations and institutional reforms that are occurring at both the regional and the global levels of current society. [+]

The Graduate School of the Humanities and Social Sciences is committed to the community and the globalized world.

Two courses of study are offered in the M.A. program: Cultural Studies and Applied Social Sciences. The goal of each is to turn out highly qualified graduates who can deal with the transformations and institutional reforms that are occurring at both the regional and the global levels of current society.

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CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer theCEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). TheCEMS administrative office is located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in theMaster in Management Compass search engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master of Science in Operations Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The MS - Master of Science in Operations Management program consists of 60 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 months of full-time studies to complete (up to 3 quarters). [+]

CORE COURSES IN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Level 500

GCCOM501 - Operations Management (2) GCCOM502 - Production Management (2) GCCOM503 - Project Management(2) GCCOM504 - Management Science (2) GCCOM505 - Total Quality Management (2) GCCOM506 - Enterprise Resource Planning (2) GCCOM507 - Operational Decision-making Tools (2) GCCOM508 - Business Intelligence (2) Comprehensive Cases in Operations Management (2) Research Project in Operations Management (2)

Level 600

Thesis in Operations Management (8) Capstone Project in Operations Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements

Proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The MS - Master of Science in Financial Management program is taught in English. Core courses include Financial Statement Analysis, Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis, etc. [+]

CORE COURSES IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Level 500

GCCFM501 - Financial Statement Analysis (2) GCCFM502 - Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis (2) GCCFM503 - Budgeting (2) GCCFM504 - International Financial Management (2) GCCFM505 - Mathematics of Finance (2) GCCFM506 - Working Capital Management (2) GCCFM507 - Mergers and Acquisitions (2) GCCFM508 - Capital Budgeting (2) Comprehensive Cases in Financial Management (2) Research Project in Financial Management (2)

Level 600

Thesis in Financial Management (8) Capstone Project in Financial Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements

Proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)... [-]


Master of Science in Marketing Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The MA - Master of Arts in Marketing Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 ... [+]

CORE COURSES IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT

Level 500

GCCMM501 - Analyzing Marketing Opportunities (2) GCCMM502 - Planning Marketing Programs (2) GCCMM503 - Developing Marketing Strategies (2) GCCMM504 - Strategic Management (2) GCCMM505 - Applied Consumer Behavior (2) GCCMM506 - Sales Management (2) GCCMM507 - Brand Management (2) GCCMM508 - Creative Advertising (2) Comprehensive Cases in Marketing Management (2) Research Project in Marketing Management (2) Level 600 Thesis in Marketing Management (8) Capstone Project in Marketing Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements

proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) ... [-]


Master of Science in Human Resource Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

During the MA - Master of Arts in Human Resource Management program, students will take core courses such as Personnel Planning and Selection. [+]

CORE COURSES IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Level 500

GCCHRM501 - Personnel Planning and Work Design (2) GCCHRM502 - Personnel Recruitment and Selection (2) GCCHRM503 - Personnel Training and Development (2) GCCHRM504 - Personnel Performance Management (2) GCCHRM505 - Leadership and Management (2) GCCHRM506 - Compensation Strategy and Systems (2) GCCHRM507 - Change Management (2) GCCHRM508 - International Labor Relations (2) Comprehensive Cases in Human Resource Management (2) Research Project in Human Resource Management (2) Level 600 Thesis in Human Resource Management (8) Capstone Project in Human Resource Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements ... [-]

MBS - Master in Business Studies

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The MBS - Master in Business Studies program consists of 60 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 months of full-time studies to complete (up to 3 quarters). [+]

MBS - Master in Business Studies (without optional specialization) Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits/26 courses Thesis 8 credits MBS - Master in Business Studies (with optional specialization) Total 60 credits Courses (core) 24 credits/12 courses Courses (specialization) 6 credits/3 courses Electives 22 credits/11 courses Thesis 8 credits

Admission requirements

proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)

Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. ... [-]

Get Special Training for Employment in Japan while Working on your Graduate Degree

Ehime University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Matsuyama

For the past 11 years, Ehime University has provided ‘Training for Employment in Japan’ for its international students. This autumn the program has been expanded with the support of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT). Study here for your graduate degree in English and, at the same time, get training for working in Japan. [+]

Graduate Training for Employment For the past 11 years, Ehime University has provided “Training for Employment in Japan” for the development of human resources who will become cultural bridges between their home countries and Japan. This autumn, 2017, officially supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, we will launch a more intensive and full-scale career support program. As a national university, we provide excellent master and doctoral courses in science, technology, and agriculture with instruction in English. Ehime University is located in Matsuyama, which is well-known as being one of the most comfortable and safest cities in Japan to live. It is the home of world-leading research institutes such as the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (CMES), the Geodynamics Research Center (GRC), the Proteo-Science Center (PROS). Ehime University is taking the initiative in the sustainable development of local communities and provides education and research activities which can contribute to society from the global point of view. Its close relations with local industry make various kinds of internships possible. In this program, you will Set a language achievement goal for the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT(N1)) or the Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT) Develop abilities required for highly skilled overseas professionals through our career education class and internships Make your own career plan through advice from seniors who started a career in Japan and company visits and get employment in Japan! Scholarships may be provided for motivated and excellent students who take this training course and study... [-]

Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Beppu

Many people regard the 21st century as the “Asia Pacific century” as a result of the region’s continuous and robust growth. The region’s prominence can be witnessed through its increasing political power in the G-20 and economic interdependence that boosts steady growth. [+]

Overview

The Master’s program in Asia Pacific Studies aims to educate and transform students into competent leaders ready to handle challenges facing the Asia Pacific region. The program encourages students to analyze complicated and ever-changing sociocultural conditions and international issues, pursue feasible solutions and pave a path to a prosperous future for the region. Students accumulate professional knowledge and insights, interpret complex facts in objective and systematic manners and provide insightful solutions to problems.

A broad range of issues is addressed in the two divisions: International Relations and Society and Culture. The courses taught under this program consist of four pillars: analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented intensive seminar courses. This program nurtures students’ research skills, including the ability to formulate frameworks for analyses, collect and analyze data, and test arguments and hypotheses. Students are expected to conduct research under a specific theme in a systematic manner throughout their studies.... [-]


International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Programme

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Beppu

The Master in International Material Flow Management (IMAT) program is APU’s flagship dual master degree program with the Trier University of Applied Sciences, conducted by the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) in Germany. Students of IMAT get the opportunity to study at APU in Beppu, Japan, the birthplace of the One Village One Product (OVOP) movement, in their first year and at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (ECB), the first Zero Emission (ZE) campus in Europe, in their second year. [+]

Overview

IMAT is a dual-degree program managed jointly by APU and the Institute of Applied Material Flow Management (IFaS), an innovative research institute of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany). Students will spend their first year studying at APU and the second year at the Zero-Emission Campus Birkenfeld in Germany.

The program offers integrated knowledge in engineering, economics, law and natural and social sciences. In addition to the learning goals of APU’s Sustainability Science division, IMAT offers multidisciplinary courses to prepare students to become young professionals in zero emission systems design with profound knowledge in renewable energy, integrated water resource management, and other sustainable community development areas. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct fieldwork in Japan and participate in an internship in Germany. IMAT students will have to submit a master’s thesis to IfaS in Germany. A concise summary of this thesis is to be submitted to APU in the form of a research report. Upon completion of the program, students receive two master’s degrees, a Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (from APU) and a Master of Engineering in International Material Flow Management (from Trier University of Applied Sciences).... [-]


Master’s in International Cooperation Policy

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Beppu

The Asia Pacific region and the international community as a whole are facing many urgent issues which need to be addressed in order to ensure equitable development and sustainable environments. The program provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice. [+]

The master’s program in International Cooperation Policy provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice, drawing on diverse fields to train creative professionals who can understand complex challenges from multiple perspectives and formulate feasible solutions with integrative approaches from global, regional, and local perspectives. Such training will improve practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate projects, and thereby contribute to organizations that work closely with and in developing nations.

Students can select one of the following five divisions for their specialization: International Public Administration, Public Health Management, Sustainability Science, Tourism and Hospitality and Development Economics. They are required to take analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses, and research-oriented seminar courses.... [-]