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Research Paper

In order to obtain the Master's degree from Meiji's Graduate School of Governance Studies, students are required to submit a "research paper." Each interentaional student is assigend to a "zemi" group supervised by one of faculty members and receive hands-on guidance for conducting research and writing the paper.

Research Method

In these seminar courses, first-year students choose a gover- nance public administration related topic and conduct their own research. Through reviewing the relevant literature, students will acquire skills for theoretical studies and policy analysis. This pro- cess will guide the student towards the appropriateness of their definition of the topic.

Research Paper

These seminar courses focus on writing academic papers. Each of second year students learns to construct a theoretical frame- work and employ research methods, data analysis techniques, and related skills for writing a research papers on his or her own research topics.

Thesis Workshop

Thesis workshops are organized for all international students at the Graduate School of Governance Studies. This workshop pro- vides students with an opportunity to critique one another’s work and engage in intellectual exchange on their approach to gover- nance studies and their theoretical and research procedures.

English Language Academic Workshop

We offer a range of English academic communication and writing support courses, workshops and tutoring for international students whose first language is not English.These are taught by native speaking instructors, experienced in English academic support course development.