The Graduate School of Business and Law Policy regarding Admission of New Students is established for the Major of Business and Law.
Major of Business and Law
Based on the Meiji Gakuin University Graduate School’s Policy regarding Admission of New Students, the Major of Business and Law at the Graduate School of Business and Law has established the following “Policy regarding Admission of New Students” in accordance with its “Policy regarding Course Completion & Degree Conferment” and “Policy regarding Curriculum Formulation and Implementation”, reflecting the major’s Human Resource Development Aims and Educational Goals.
- Applicant Criteria
- Demonstrates the fundamental knowledge and skills, reasoning, judgment and expression abilities acquired at the undergraduate level and required to engage in high-level research in business and law at the Graduate School.
- Understands and endorses the university’s educational philosophy of “Do for Others”, possesses a strong interest and spirit of inquiry concerning various issues arising in present-day society, as well as the ambition and potential to contribute to society through advanced research in business and law at the Graduate School.
- In particular, this major requires individuals the following abilities.
This major aims to produce entrepreneurs, small business successors, the professionals that support them (tax accountants, etc.), and internal specialists utilizing the specialized knowledge and analytical abilities gained in graduate school. Without adhering to the frameworks of traditional faculties, the goal is to cultivate “individuals with broad perspectives, capable of carrying out leadership roles in society’s organizations (including companies, NPOs and research bodies)”; in particular, “individuals with knowledge of law and business administration, and the ability to implement risk management”.
In order to achieve this goal, these professions require the following capabilities.
- Ability to grasp social conditions (ability to collect data, perform quantitative analysis and synthesize)
- Versatile creativity (ability to generate ideas based on the past, present and future)
- Communication ability (networking ability)
- Ethics (ability to overcome conflicts of interest and respect public interests)
- Basic Policy for Selection of Students
Assess whether applicants possess the fundamental abilities, ambition, characteristics and potential outlined in “Applicant Criteria” above.
- Types of Student Selection and Evaluation Methods
- Student selection is based on written examinations and interviews, evaluated according to the “Basic Policy for Selection of Students”.
- Written examinations focus on assessing the fundamental academic abilities and versatile creativity acquired at the undergraduate level.
Interviews focus on evaluating if research goals are compatible with this major, and whether applicants possess the ambition and potential to contribute to society as a high-level specialized professional.