Curriculum

Overview

Intended to transcend the usual boundaries of academics, our inter-disciplinary program offers a wide diversity of in-depth courses from the natural sciences to the humanities. Students can choose courses suited to their interests, backgrounds and future career aspirations and create their own curriculum chart and timetable.

Compulsory Elective Courses

  • Seminar A, B, C and D

Lecture Subjects

  • Environmental Economics
  • Strategic Environmental Management
  • Environment and Development in Developing Countries
  • Climate Change Policy
  • Environmental Administration
  • Environmental Policy: Analysis and Practice
  • Environmental History
  • Japanese Environmental Law
  • Basic Oceanography and Global Environmental Science
  • Environmen and Sustainable Lifestyle
  • Environmental Ecology
  • Ecological Risk Assessment of Pollutants
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Planning
  • Climate, Ocean and the Environment
  • Global Environment Outlook
  • Japanese Experiences in Environmental Management
  • Marine Environmental Policy
  • Business Strategies for Sustainability
  • Environmetal Resource Management Policy
  • Global Forest Conservation Policy
  • Introduction to Environmental Accounting
  • Green Marketing
  • Environment and Supply Chain Management
  • Waste Management in Asia
  • Envergy and Environmetal Technology
  • Frontier of Environmental Studies
  • *May differ depending on the year.

Curriculum
Economics, Business and Development Studies

Course Title Professor Credits
Business Strategies for Sustainability Masachika SUZUKI 2
Energy and Environmental Technology 2
Strategic Environmental Management 2
Green Marketing Bjoern FRANK 2
Environment and Supply Chain Management 2
Environment Economics Toyoaki WASHIDA 2
Environment and Development of Developing Nations John.J.
PUTHENKALAM
2
Corporate Finance Satoshi KAWANISHI 4

Law, Policy and Social Studies

Course Title Professor Credits
Environemtal Administration Yuta OKAZAKI 2
Climate Change Policy 2
Environmental Policy: Analysis and Practice Anne McDONALD 2
Environmental History 2
Marine Environment Policy 2
Japanese Environmental Law Akemi ORI 2
Waste Management in Asia 2
Environment and Sustainable Lifestyles Keiko HIRAO 2

Science and Engineering Studies

Course Title Professor Credits
Environmental Ecology Yoshinari TANAKA 2
Ecological Risk Assessment of Pollutants 2
Environmental Assessment Guangwei HUANG 2
Environmental Planning 2
Global Environment Outlook 2
Japanese Experiences in Environmental Management Team of part-time lecturers 2
Climate, Ocean and the Environment S.K.BEHERA
(part-time lecturer)
2
Basic Oceanography and Global Environmental Science Team of part-time lecturers 2
English for Science/Engineering Part-time lecturer 2
  • *Above courses and/or lecturers may be subject to change.

Note about Courses

(1) Students enrolled in the English GENV program are allowed to take lectures and seminars for credit in both English and Japanese. Although credits may be accumulated in either language, the Master's thesis for thesis track graduate students and research report for credit-track graduate students must be written in English.