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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION STUDIES

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION STUDIES

International Development Studies Course (Master’s Degree Program)

Topics of master’s degree theses (for 2019)

  • Nepal Agricultural Intensification and Economic Development
  • Consideration On The Increase Of Female Congress Members By Positive Action -Glorious Future For Woman In Japan-
  • How Special Credit Guarantee Program Works? -A Case Study of the Japanese Experience-
  • he development of the Japanese Guest house and its problems
  • Contribution of the elderly in the ageing society
  • Child Poverty Issues in Japan :
     -With Special Focus on Labor Market and Social Security System-
  • Efforts to dispose of plastic waste to create a resource recycling society
     -Recycling of waste plastic products in China-
  • A study on awareness survey of residents and comparison of implementation
     systems in applied LBT areas -A case study of Asis, Africa and Japan-
  • Current Status and Issues of the Waste Problem in China
  • A Study on the Relationship between Economic Development and Environmental Changes :
     Case of Beijing City in China
  • The research about the development of the Japanese anime industry
     -Challenges in the digital and global age-
  • Problems in Taiyuan City Urban Development and Public Transport Planning Management
     and Countermeasures Research
  • Research on Theme park and Invigorating local communities
     -focuses of Asian「Three Disneyland」
  • Vegetable farming in Nepal Opportunities and Constraints
  • A study on hot spring tourism industry in Jilin Province, China
     -A comparative study between China and Japan-
  • A study on the use of regional airports that complement Haneda Airport and Narita Airport
  • The research on the preservation policy of Chinese and Japanese historical districts
  • Japan’s decling birthrate and its revelation on China’s declining birthrate

Credits and Degrees

Master’s Degree Program

Requirements for completion

Number of credits to be obtained

Economic Development Field

Required

Economic development seminar

No credits granted

At least 30 credits in total

Compulsory elective

Economic development

At least 14 credits

Elective

Area Studies A & B

At least 6 credits

Elective

Common to each field

At least 6 credits

Research guidance

master’s thesis

Requirements for completion

Number of credits to be obtained

Area Studies A Field

Required

Area Studies A seminar

No credits granted

At least 30 credits in total

Compulsory elective

Area Studies A & B

At least 12 credits

Elective

Economic development

At least 8 credits

Elective

Common to each field

At least 6 credits

Research guidance

master’s thesis

Degrees can be received by obtaining credits in classes provided in Japanese or English.

Master (International Development)

Courses and teachers in the master’s degree program (as of April, 2020)

Educational
and research field

Class subjects

Credits

Teachers

Economic development Demography 2 ARATAME Natsumi
Development Economics (Economics and Contemporary Asia) 2 YAGUCHI Yue
Economic Development Policy 2 SHINO Kohei
Comparative Political System (Development and Democratization) 2 KAI Nobuyoshi
Transitional Economy Studies 2 DU Jin
Business in Asia 2 TOKUHARA Satoru
Development Finance 2 FUJIMOTO Koji
Development Cooperation (Theory and Strategy) 2 FUJIMOTO Koji
International Environmental Cooperation 2 HARASHIMA Yohei
Institution Development 2 SAHARA Takayuki
Management of Development Project (Case Studies) 2 TOKUNAGA Tatsumi
Development Strategy
(Growth,Poverty,and the Environment)
2 YANAGIHARA Toru
International Cooperation on Agriculture 2 TAKESHITA Masanori
Local Development 2 UKEDA Hiroyuki
Seminar on Economic Development 2 Each tutor
Area Studies A China Studies (Economic Development) 2 DU Jin
The Study of International Relations surrounding China 2 IJIRI Hidenori
Japan-China relations 2 OKADA Minoru
Studies on Chinese Industry 2 WANG Shuguang
Southeast Asia Studies (Development and ASEAN’s Strategy) 2 YOSHINO Fumio
Korea Studies (History and People) 2 SHIMOJO Masao
NIES Studies 2 MOON Daewoo
South Asia Studies (Modern Economy) 2 KOJIMA Makoto
Oceania Studies 2 SUGITA Hiroya
Latin America Studies 2 TAKESHITA Koujiro
Europe Studies 2 YOKOYAMA Makio
Japanese Economy 2 YOSHINO Fumio
Society and Culture in Japan 2 ARATAME Natsumi
Japanese Studies (Social Structure, Social Change and Development) 2 Not offered
Seminar on Area Studies A Each tutor
Common to each field Research Methods (Quantitative Analysis) 2 TAKEDA Shinichi
Research Methods (Qualitative Analysis) 2 INADA Masaya
Principle and Method of Performance Evaluation 2 SUGIMOTO Masami
Project Planning and Evaluation Methods 2 SAHARA Takayuki
International Economics 2 TOKUHARA Satoru
International Logistics 2 KUSE Hirohito
Economic Theory 2 MOTEGI Hajime
Joint Seminar 2 Multiple teachers
Literature Reading 1 (English) 2 KAI Nobuyoshi
Literature Reading 3 (Japanese) 2 TOKUHARA Satoru
International Japanese Culture (1) 2 VASSILI Molodiakov
Cross Cultural Communication 2 PEMA Gyalpo
Methodology of Social Science Studies 2 SATO Heigo

≪Notes≫

  • *The class subjects with the ● mark are provided in both Japanese and English.

International Security Studies Course (Master’s Degree Program)

Topics of master’s degree theses (for 2019)

  • The Grand Strategy of Sparta from the Pre-Classical to the Classical period
     -A reconsideration of the theory of Thucydides Trap-
  • A look at the termination process of the Korean War
  • Collaboration between the Army and the Police in “Gray Zone”
     -To Typify Collaboration and Rearrange “Gray Zone”-
  • The influence of international and domestic factors on the direction of China’s arms transfer development -Focus on the development history of China’s arms transfer-
  • China’s invasion of Tibet and Tibetan resistance
  • The relationship of the election system and the political party system in Japan -From the collapse of 1955 system until the present situation close to the one-party dominant system-
  • Progress in military technology and defense policy in the United States
     -A case study of the development of Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle in the U.S. Navy-
  • The Development of Chinese-Japanese Relations After The Cold War And The Japan’s Diplomatic Strategy Towards China -From The Perspective of China-
  • Formulation and Transformation of Civil Military Relationship in Japan
     -Complication between Assertive Control and Delegate Control-

Credits and Degrees

Master’s Degree Program

Requirements for completion

Number of credits to be obtained

National Security and Crisis Management Field

Required

National security and crisis management seminar

No credits granted

At least 30 credits in total

Compulsory elective

National security and crisis management

At least 14 credits

Elective

Area Studies A & B

At least 8 credits

Elective

Common to each field

At least 4 credits

Research guidance

Master’s thesis

Requirements for completion

Number of credits to be obtained

Area Studies B Field

Required

Area Studies B seminar

No credits granted

At least 30 credits in total

Compulsory elective

Area Studies A & B

At least 12 credits

Elective

National security and crisis management

At least 10 credits

Elective

Common to each field

At least 4 credits

Research guidance

Master’s thesis

Master (National Security)

Courses and teachers in the master’s degree program (as of April, 2020)

Educational
and research field

Class subjects

Credits

Teachers

National security and crisis management Security Studies (Theory, Policy, Strategy, and Evaluation) 2 MORIMOTO Satoshi
Law of International Security 2 USAMI Masayuki
Law of National Security 2 MARUMO Yuichi
International Conflict Studies 2 ENDO Tetsuya
International Organization (United Nations) 2 Not offered
Crisis Management 2 ENDO Tetsuya
Overseas Risk Management (Nation and Intelligence) 2 KABASHIBA Shinya
International Intelligence Management 2 SANDA Katsumi
International Security Cooperation 2 SUZUKI Yuji
Theory of Military Strategy 2 FUKUDA Takeshi
Japanese Military and Diplomatic History 2 AKIMOTO Tiaki
Security Studies (Nuclear Strategy and Nuclear Deterrence) 2 ARIE Koichi
Security Studies (Arms Control and Confidence Building) 2 SATO Heigo
International Relations 2 SATO Heigo
Seminar on National Security and Crisis Management Each tutor
Area Studies B Studies on Chinese Politics 2 WANG Shuguang
2 MOMMA Rira
Taiwan Studies 2 MOMMA Rira
East Asia Studies 2 TAKESADA Hideshi
Europe Studies 2 SHIDA Junjiro
Korean Peninsula Studies 2 ARAKI Kazuhiro
South Asia Studies 2 TAKEUCHI Yukifumi
Middle East Studies 2 MORITO Koji
Islam Studies 2 MORI Nobuo
South west Asia Studies(with Focus on SAARC) 2 Pema Gyalpo
Russia Studies 2 NAGOSI Kenrou
America Studies 2 KAWAKAMI Takashi
Seminar on Area Studies B Each tutor
Common to each field Research Methods (Quantitative Analysis) 2 TAKEDA Shinichi
Research Methods (Qualitative Analysis) 2 INADA Masaya
Principle and Method of Performance Evaluation 2 SUGIMOTO Masami
Project Planning and Evaluation Methods 2 SAHARA Takayuki
International Economics 2 TOKUHARA Satoru
International Logistics 2 KUSE Hirohito
Economic Theory 2 MOTEGI Hajime
Joint Seminar 2 Multiple teachers
Literature Reading 1 (English) 2 KAI Nobuyoshi
Literature Reading 3 (Japanese) 2 TOKUHARA Satoru
International Japanese Culture (1) 2 VASSILI Molodiakov
Cross Cultural Communication 2 PEMA Gyalpo
Methodology of Social Science Studies 2 SATO Heigo

≪Notes≫

  • The class subjects with the ● mark are provided in both Japanese and English.

International Development Studies Course (Doctoral Degree Program)

Topics of doctoral theses

for 2019
  • A Study on the Implementation of Community Driven Development Program
    in Three Villages of Indonesia
  • An Empirical Research on Productivity Change of Textile Industry in Japan: Analysis of Factors Affecting Regional Disparities and Ways of Building Business Networks
for 2018
  • A Study on the Improvement of Lifesaving Cooperation in a Large-Scale Earthquake Disaster: Focusing on Cooperation between Prefectural Government Office, SDF and DMAT
  • Reform and Opening-up, Market Competition and Industrial Policy: An Empirical Research on Productivity Change of Manufacturing Firms in Guangdong, China
for 2016
  • An Advance of Horizontal Division of Labor in the Industry of East Asian Countries and Deepening of Economic Relations -With a Focus on China,Japan,Korea-
  • Evolution of the Economic Development in Indochina -Towards a New Economic Development Patter-

Credits and Degrees

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Least three extra years of school attendance
  • At least 10 credits to be obtained in the specified subjects
  • Foreign language proficiency tests
  • Research presentation
  • Publication of peer-reviewed papers
  • Doctoral thesis

Doctor (International Development)

Courses and teachers in the doctoral degree program (as of April, 2020)

Educational
and research field

Class subjects

Credits

Teachers

Economic development Advanced Study in Economic Development Ⅰ (Development Economics: Theory and Empirical Studies) 2 YAGUCHI Yue
Advanced Study in Economic Development Ⅱ
(Development Economics : International Trade,Investment, and Finance)
2 TOKUHARA Satoru
Advanced Study in Economic Development Ⅲ (Development Economics: Population and Urbanization) 2 ARATAME Natsumi
Project Management and Finance 2 FUJIMOTO Koji
Area Studies A Advanced Study in Area Study A Ⅰ 2 KOJIMA Makoto
Advanced Study in Area Study A Ⅱ 2 OKADA Minoru
Advanced Study in Area Study A Ⅲ 2 YOSHINO Fumio
Advanced Study in Area Study A Ⅳ 2 DU Jin
Advanced Seminar in Area Study A (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor
Common within the course Advanced Joint Seminar(Economies of Korea and Taiwan) 2 MOON Daewoo
Advanced seminars (thesis guidance) Advanced Seminar in Economic Development (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor
Advanced Seminar in Area Study A (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor

International Security Studies Course (Doctoral Degree Program)

Topics of doctoral theses

for 2019
  • U.S. Financial Sanctions against Nonproliferation
for 2017
  • A Study of Development of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime.
  • Conversion of Social Crevice to Political Crevice due to the Rationality of Political Elite in South Korea
for 2016
  • “Revalidation of dividing prozess of Germany after the World War II from Eastern Bloc -Establishment of German Democratic Republic as a view of “Stalin’s Defeat”.
  • Study of Intelligence Organizational theory -Challenges and Prospects in the U.S. Intelligence-
  • A Study on the Political Propaganda : Studies on Its Concepts, Structure and Actual Conditions

Credits and Degrees

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Least three extra years of school attendance
  • At least 10 credits to be obtained in the specified subjects
  • Foreign language proficiency tests
  • Research presentation
  • Publication of peer-reviewed papers
  • Doctoral thesis

Doctor (National Security)

Courses and teachers in the doctoral degree program (as of April, 2020)

Educational
and research field

Class subjects

Credits

Teachers

National security and crisis management Advanced Study in National Security and Crisis Management Ⅰ (Alliance and National Security Policy) 2 KAWAKAMI Takashi
Advanced Study in National Security and Crisis Management Ⅱ (Civil Security / History of Security) 2 ENDO Tetsuya
Advanced Study in National Security and Crisis Management Ⅲ (International Security Order and the United States of America) 2 SUZUKI Yuji
Advanced Seminar in National Security and Crisis Management (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor
Area Studies B Advanced Study in Area Study B Ⅰ (China: Political Regime and Defense Strategy) 2 MOMMA Rira
Advanced Study in Area Study B Ⅲ (Islam World: the Sharia and the State) 2 MORI Nobuo
Advanced Study in Area Study B Ⅴ (Korean Peninsula: the North-South Relationship) 2 ARAKI Kazuhiro
Advanced Study in Area Study B VI (America: Domestics Politics and Foreign Policy) 2 KAWAKAMI Takashi
Advanced Study in Area Study B Ⅶ (US-Japan Relations: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy) 2 SATO Heigo
Advanced Seminar in Area Study B (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor
International Security Studies Course Common subjects Advanced Joint Seminar Ⅰ (Security and Law) 2 Not offered
Advanced Joint Seminar Ⅲ Not offered
Advanced Joint Seminar Ⅳ (International Security Cooperation: Development and Pease / Security) 2 SUZUKI Yuji
Advanced seminars (thesis guidance) Advanced Seminar in National Security and Crisis Management (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor
Advanced Seminar in Area Study B (Guidance for Research and Dissertation) Each tutor

Purpose and basic policy on educational research