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In the Department of Law, we study under an ambitious curriculum focusing on civic basic laws in a 4-term system configured to study constitutional law and other subjects, to nurture graduates with the capabilities to perform in global corporations.
The Department of Political Science offers a curriculum covering elections, local governments, and international politics while ensuring opportunities for study abroad. Students will graduate with the competence to play a role on the global stage in NGOs and international organizations.
■ Study “Business Law” and become a bridge for trade between Japan and your home country.
Students study not only corporate M&A (mergers and acquisitions), patent related duties, and how to handle troubles, but also merchandise sales and staff employment, and other legal knowledge that is imperative to the business field. As students gain understanding of business laws, they can act as bridges for trade between Japan and their own home countries in the future.
■ Visit Japanese corporations for practical learning with “Corporate Externships.”
Taking advantage of our location at the Ariake campus with many blue-chip firms located nearby, students participate in work experience at law firms, trading companies, financial institutions, media related organizations, government agencies, NGOs and NPOs. These experiences offer students valuable opportunities to consider what actions they need to implement in order to make use of the knowledge they have gained in society.
■ Study the latest examples in each field in classes run by specialists.
We hold guidance classes run by lawyers and other legal specialists in the Department of Law. In the Department of Political Science, practical lectures are given by a faculty with a wealth of experience, to really gain an insight into the essence of political science. Students can hear directly from experts about the actual nature of their work and learn from the latest examples from each field.
Department of Law classroom snapshot
Aim to become legal experts with a great command of the law. (Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Masao Ikeda)
With approximately 50 hours of corporate externships in collaboration with the industry, government and education sectors, students can experience the practical operations of not only corporations, but also government agencies, NPOs and NGOs.
In the Department of Law, students develop the ability to create rules by studying the main laws of Japan (the Constitution, Civil Code, and Penal Code), as well as the Companies Act, financial law, Intellectual Property Law, Private International Law, and other legal knowledge that is useful in business and daily life. We cultivate professionals with a broad outlook who will lead society in the business world and on the international stage. It is possible to take some subjects in Chinese.
■ Examples of future career prospects
Large corporations, financial institutions, mid-sized blue-chip firms, venture corporations, trading businesses, distribution, entrepreneurs in intellectual property and IT related startups.
In the Department of Political Science, we offer fundamental subjects starting with “International Political Science”, as well as a range of subjects related to international politics. Practical lectures that get to the core of political science are a feature of this course. Our faculty comes with extensive experience to navigate students through problems in modern society and consider the future of politics, and to cultivate players who can orderly shape international and regional societies.
■ Examples of future career prospects
Major corporations, financial institutions, mid-sized blue-chip firms, venture corporations, employees in NGO and NPOs, mass media such as newspaper and news organizations (especially political reporters), etc.