Admissions-Graduate School

ADMISSIONS

Graduate School

Graduate School Entrance Examinations
Please refer to the Tokyo Metropolitan University Law School web site regarding the Law School entrance examinations.
  The following is an explanation of the Department of Law and Politics (training of researchers) entrance examination.
Goals of the Graduate School of Social Sciences and Characteristics of the Department of Law and Politics
  The goals of the primary doctoral courses of the Graduate School of Social Sciences are to provide students with extensive knowledge of the social sciences and to promote the development of the skills necessary for those occupations, which require specialized research capabilities in respective fields.
  The goals of the secondary doctoral courses of the Graduate School of Social Sciences are to equip students with the ability to conduct research activities as an independent researcher in their respective field of social science, or to promote the development of the research capabilities students may need to engage in other specialized activities on the basis of bountiful knowledge that will serve as a foundation for these activities.
  The Department of Law and Politics of the Graduate School of Social Sciences is divided into the Field of Law and the Field of Politics. Each of the Fields is equivalent to the Department of Law and the Department of Political Science at other universities. The aim of each Field is to train researchers and university professors in the respective fields.
  Therefore, for regular classes, we strictly adopt a small group system consisting of an average of two to four participants for each instructor. In addition, comprehensive seminars, in the format of study groups, are held once a month for each Field, and graduate students present their research to the teaching staff.
  Please refer to the page referring to the educational contents of the Department of Law and Politics.
Entrance Examination Schedule
  The entrance examinations for students admitted in academic 2013 have finished. The schedule for 2014 admission will be anounced soon.
Inquiries regarding Graduate School Entrance Examinations
Contact the following for details of the entrance examinations for the Department of Law and Politics of the Graduate School of Social Sciences.
1-1 Minami-Osawa, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, Japan 192-0397

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