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Graduate School of Social and Cultural Systems

The Graduate School of Social and Cultural Systems has two Master’s programs: Cultural Systems and Social Systems. Those who graduate will have gained the ability to understand modern society and culture holistically in order to tackle its problems. The Graduate School accepts not only university graduates but also mature students from the local community.

Major Fields of Study
Cultural Systems Linguistic Sciences, Psychology and Information Sciences, Philosophy and Culture, History and Culture, Asian Cultures, European and American Cultures
Social Systems Public Policies, Regional Policies, Management, Business Law, International Relations, International Business & Law

Requirements for Master’s Degree

Two years is the standard requirement for completing MA studies. All students are required to obtain at least 30 credits from Special Study subjects, Special Lecture subjects, Special Seminar subjects and Common subjects, as well as to pass the MA thesis screening and a final examination.

REQUIRED SUBJECTS OPTIONAL REQUIRED SUBJECTS ELECTIVE SUBJECTS TOTAL
Specialty subjects Common subjects
8 8 4 10 30 credits +
Master’s thesis
  • REQUIRED SUBJECTS

Special Study subjects I
research topic basics (4 credits)
Special Study subjects II
research topic seminars (4 credits)

  • OPTIONAL REQUIRED SUBJECTS

Specialty Subjects are those offered by the relevant department: Special Lecture subjects (4 units) and Special Seminar subjects (4 units)
Common subjects: Information Processing or Modern Foreign Languages (4 units)

  • ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

Subjects offered by the Graduate School (10 units)

Mature Students in Employment

  • Evening instruction may be available, especially in the second year, where returning to work while continuing to engage in study and thesis preparation is possible. In the first year, although daytime course attendance is mandatory, the class schedule may be adjusted to meet the convenience of those in employment. In special cases, research results on the designated topic may be accepted in lieu of a thesis.

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