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Tokyo International University

Graduate School of International Relations

English Track Master's Degree (M.A. International Relations)

Tokyo International University offers master’s degrees in International Relations 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 International Relations
Subject - Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)
Major International Relations
Duration 2 years
Entry Date April, 2019
September, 2019
Location 1-13-1 Matoba-Kita, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama 350-1197, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started September, 2016
No. of Students 30
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members
Tuition Fees 1,450,000 yen
Additional Information The master’s program in International Relations provides students with a unique opportunity to develop expertise on a wide range of global issues, such as war and regional conflict, development and sustainability, climate change, and human rights. With its diverse faculty and student body combined with small class sizes, the program encourages active learning through debates, presentations, group projects, field studies, internships, and the like. It prepares students for global leadership and enables graduates to pursue careers in international organizations, business, education, public administration, and NGOs.
Contact E-Track Office, Tokyo International University
4-23-23 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0075, Japan
TEL:+81-3-3362-9641 e-mail:
Admission Information
Admission Capacity Approximately 20
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility Requirement 1 : Educational Background

Applicants must have completed, or be scheduled to complete one of the following criteria before the enrollment date at TIU.
1. Have graduated from a Japanese university.
2. Have completed 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  / TOEFL PBT 550 / TOEIC 780 / IELTS 6.0 / Pearson PTE 50
Application Period Spring 2019 Intake:
September 26 - October 10, 2018 5:00pm (JST) For all applicants
November 21 - December 5, 2018 5:00pm (JST) Only for applicants residing in Japan

Fall 2019 Intake
April 17 - May 1, 2019 5:00pm (JST) For all applicants
June 5 - June 19, 2019 5:00pm (JST) Only for applicants residing in Japan
Examination Type & Date Document Screening Only
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee 5,000 yen

As of July 5, 2018


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