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 gain equal or more than 30 credit points and pass the defense of their Master’s thesis.
Subjects below are the courses offered by IPADS in 2022. Subjects with * are compulsory.
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.
|IPADS Case Studies (*)||2|
|IPADS Crop Management (*)||1|
|IPADS Development Studies (*)||2|
|IPADS Research Seminars Ⅰ (*)||1|
|IPADS Research Seminars Ⅱ (*)||3|
|IPADS Master’s Research (*)||8|
|IPADS Introductory Course||1|
|IPADS Food Resources||2|
|IPADS Food Science||2|
|IPADS Plant Molecular Physiology||1|
|IPADS Plant Biotechnology||1|
|Sustainability and Crop Production||2|
|International Forest Development||1|
|IPADS Animal Science||1|
|IPADS Global Fisheries: Science and Policy||1|
|IPADS Global Fisheries: Science and Economics||1|
|IPADS Environmental Science||2|
|IPADS Economics: Quantitative Economics I||1|
|IPADS Economics: Quantitative Economics II||1|
|IPADS Guest Seminars||2|
|Practice in International Agricultural Development||1|
|IPADS Soil Fertility Management||2|
|IPADS Soil Science||1|
|IPADS Plant Improvement||2|
|Forest Insect Ecology||2|
|IPADS Crop Science||1|
|IPADS Coastal Ecology||2|
|IPADS Environmental Policy||1|
Moreover, students can take courses of the Department of Global Agricultural Sciences other than the IPADS-Department common courses, common Courses to the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Common Graduate Courses to the University and other courses provided by the departments and graduate schools of the University with the prior approval of the supervisor and count a limited number of credits towards the required 30 credits for graduation.
The PhD students must gain equal or more than 20 credit points including IPADS Advanced Research Seminars, 8 credits, and IPADS PhD Research, 8 credits. Subjects below are the courses offered by IPADS in 2022. Subjects with * are compulsory.
|IPADS Advanced Research Seminars (*)||8|
|IPADS PhD Research (*)||8|
|IPADS Field Studies||4|
|IPADS Advanced Environment Policy||2|