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
  • Uran Sustainability
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Environmental Policy: Analysis and Practice
  • Environmental History
  • Japanese Environmental Law
  • Basic Oceanography and Global Environmental Science
  • Environment and Sustainable Lifestyle
  • Environmental Ecology
  • Ecological Risk Assessment of Pollutants
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Planning
  • 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
  • Waste Management in Asia
  • Frontier of Environmental Studies
  • Landscape Management and Sustainable Tourism
  • Environmental Science of Human Health
  • Public Health and Environment
  • Energy and Environmental Technology
  • Economic Valuation of the Natural Environment
  • Diversity and Disaster Risk Governance
  • Urban Systems Design of Smart Cities for Achieving SDGs
  • *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
Environmental Economics Takahiro TSUGE 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
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
Environmental Science of Human Health Sumiko ANNO 2
Public Health and Environment 2
Industrial Ecology Xuepeng QIAN 2
Uran Sustainability 2
Frontier of Environmental Studies Team of part-time lecturers 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.