AGST Top Global Course

Common Guidelines for Students at three AGST Member Graduate Schools: GSE, GSL and GSA (Division of Natural Resource Economics)

For common guidelines for the AGST Top Global Course, please visit the following page of the AGST website:

http://agst.jgp.kyoto-u.ac.jp/top-global-course

 

Guidelines for Students at Division of Natural Resource Economics (GSA)

Requirements 

●For Master’s Students

Master’s students at the GSA (Division of Natural Resource Economics) wishing to complete the AGST Top Global Course (hereinafter, the Course) must meet all of the following three requirements:

(1) Earn 8 credits or more from courses offered in English at the three Graduate Schools: GSA (Division of Natural Resource Economics), GSE, and GSL.

Notes:
 • A minimum of 4 credits of the required 8 credits must be earned from courses offered at the GSA (Division of Natural Resource Economics).
 • The number of credits you have earned prior to enrollment in the Course can be counted toward the required 8 credits.

(2) Meet the following English language proficiency by the time of completion of the Course: TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0.

(3) Pass the master’s thesis examination

 Students who have satisfied all the requirements above will be granted a “Certificate of Completion” signed by President of Kyoto University, in addition to a Master’s degree diploma.
Please click here to see a sample of the “Certificate of Completion (Master’s).”

●For Doctoral Students

Doctoral students at the GSA (Division of Natural Resource Economics) wishing to complete the AGST Top Global Course (hereinafter, the Course) must meet all of the following six requirements:

(1) Earn 2 credits or more from courses offered in English at the GSA (Division of Natural Resource Economics).

Note:
 • The number of credits you have earned prior to enrollment in the Course can be counted toward the required 2 credits.

(2) Conduct research and/or gain additional training related to your doctoral dissertation for 3 months or more at an overseas university or research institution.

(3) Receive research guidance on your doctoral dissertation from an international supervisor.

(4) Present a minimum of 2 papers at international conferences or workshops.

(5) Meet the following English language proficiency by the time of completion of the Course: TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0.

(6) Pass the doctoral dissertation examination

 Students who have satisfied all the requirements above will be granted a “Certificate of Completion” signed by President of Kyoto University, in addition to a Doctoral degree diploma.
Please click here to see a sample of the “Certificate of Completion (Doctoral).”

Available Courses

Below are the lists of lecture courses offered in English at the three Graduate Schools from which students can choose to complete the Top Global Course: 

Division of Natural Resource Economics (GSA):

   • List for the 1st Semester (April-Sep) of 2018/2019

   • List for the 2nd Semester (Oct–March) of 2017/2018

Graduate School of Economics (GSE):

   •   Course list offered for GSE-EA students

   •   International Collaborative Courses

Graduate School of Letters (GSL):

   •   Courses on Asian and Transcultural Studies

 

Contact

Makoto Kuroda (Assistant Teaching Staff, Division of Natural Resource Economics)

E-mail: kuroda.makoto.6a[at]kyoto-u.ac.jp

Phone: 075-753-6181 (Extension 6181)

Room: E520, Faculty/Graduate School of Agriculture Main Bldg.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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