IPADS MSc Program is a two-year coursework and research program towards the University of Tokyo’s MSc (Agricultural Sciences) degree. To graduate, students must satisfactorily gain 30 credit points from the subject list below (courses in 2016) and pass the defense of their Master’s thesis. Subjects with * are compulsory. Subjects with + are semi-compulsory (i.e. at least one of them has to be completed before submission of the Master’s thesis).
The lectures are mainly taught by the professors at the Department of Global Agricultural Sciences of the University of Tokyo. The professors have excellent academic carrier and wide experiences in international researches. Students can also use the university’s link with other universities and institutes both national and international.
|3910312||IPADS Development Studies(*)||2|
|3910313||IPADS Case Studies(*)||2|
|3910301||IPADS Food Resources||2|
|3910314||IPADS Crop Modeling||2|
|3910322||IPADS Crop Modeling Advanced||2|
|3910316||IPADS Summer Crop Management (+)||2|
|3910317||IPADS Winter Crop Management (+)||2|
|3910318||IPADS Plant Improvement||2|
|3910319||IPADS Soil Fertility Management||2|
|3910302||International Forest Development||1|
|3910303||International Forest Certification||2|
|3910304||Forest Insect Ecology||2|
|3910324||IPADS Coastal Ecology||2|
|3910323||Sustainability and Crop Production||2|
|3910321||IPADS Guest Seminars||2|
|3910325||IPADS Research Seminars||4|
|3910311||International Master’s Research||8|
A limited number of full scholarships funded by the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) may be available to outstanding applicants. These scholarships cover the enrollment fee and tuition as well as living expenses. Selection for these scholarships will be conducted concurrently with selection for admission. Please note that the IPADS Office does not disclose the availability of these scholarships prior to the selection. No reply will be given to such inquiries.
IPADS also welcomes applications from students who have been made an initial offer of the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship through the Japanese Embassy or Consulate in their home country. Prospective students interested in this pathway should contact the Japanese Embassy or Consulate. The application deadline differs for each country, but as a guideline, it is usually between March and May of the year before the commencement of study. More information about the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship is available at UT Campus Life webisite.
A number of other scholarships, both publicly and privately funded, may be also available to students with extraordinary merits. Such scholarships include, but are not limited to: