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Tokyo International University

Graduate School of Economics

English Track Master's Degree Program (M.A. Economics)

Tokyo International University offers master’s degrees in Economics with all courses taught in English. The programs are designed to meet the needs of students around the world, and enable graduates to flourish on the global stage through studying in a truly multi-cultural academic environment in Tokyo, the epicenter of technological innovation, historical tradition, and global business of Japan. All master’s programs welcome applications not only from current undergraduates but also from mid-career professionals and others who seek to advance their expertise in business and global affairs.

Degree Information
Degree Master's
Type of Degree M.A. in Economics
Subject - Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)
Major Economics
Duration 2 years
Entry Date April, 2024
September, 2024
Location <Ikebukuro Campus> 4-42-31 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-city, Tokyo 170-0013, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started 2002
No. of Students 9
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members
Tuition Fees 1,570,000 yen (in addition, 40,000 yen is required as Alumni Association Fee)
Additional Information The Graduate School of Economics of Tokyo International University (GSE-TIU) aims to train creative experts who have the ingenuity to face diverse policy issues from a global perspective. It also focuses on developing basic research capabilities that enable students to explore policy challenges in the real economy. Students can hone their analytical skills by pursuing a well-rounded variety of courses in a multi-cultural environment. Through intensive tutorial seminars and joint workshops, students can advance their research to complete a truly outstanding thesis.
Contact E-Track Admissions Center, Tokyo International University
4-23-23 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0075 Japan
TEL: +81-3-3362-9644
Admission Information
Admission Capacity Approximately 20 (including students accepted in Japanese based program)
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility Requirement 1: Educational Background

Applicants must complete, or be scheduled to complete, one of the following criteria before the enrollment date at TIU.
1. Complete from a Japanese university.
2. Complete a 16-year standard education curriculum outside Japan.
3. Hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent awarded by a foreign educational institution which requires three years of education or more for graduation.

Requirement 2: English Proficiency (see our website for details)
Applicants must be able to demonstrate sufficient linguistic ability to understand lectures in English. To demonstrate English proficiency, applicants are required to take one of the following English tests and achieve at least the minimum score indicated below.
Minimum required scores:
TOEFL iBT 80 / TOEIC 780 / IELTS 6.0 / Pearson PTE 50/ Duolingo 115

Note: If you have other educational qualifications, download the “Eligibility Check Form” from the Admission page of English Track Website, and e-mail the completed form to the E-Track Office before the application period begins.
Application Period Spring 2024 Intake:
1) September 20 - October 4, 2023
2) January 10 - January 24, 2024 (Only for applicants residing in Japan who do not need to apply for a new COE/Visa)

Fall 2024 Intake:
1) March 27 - April 10, 2024
2) May 22 - June 5, 2024 (Only for applicants residing in Japan who do not need to apply for a new COE/Visa)
Examination Type & Date Document Screening only

Spring 2024 Intake:
1. September 20 - October 4, 2023
2. Januray 10 - Januray 24, 2024 (Only for applicants residing in Japan who do not need to apply for a new COE/Visa)

Fall 2024 Intake:
1. March 27 - April 10, 2024
2. May 22 - June 5, 2024 (Only for applicants residing in Japan who do not need to apply for a new COE/Visa)
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee 35,000 yen

As of June 19, 2023


University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.