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Local Government Course (Master’s Degree Program)

Topics of master’s degree theses

for 2019
  • Conditions for the establishment of Sharing Economy
  • Population decline・A study on the land problems with unknown owners due to aging
     -Focusing on local community development and activation -
  • Problems before and after the Return in Macau Comparison with Hong Kong
for 2018
  • Relationship between Candidate’s “Face” and their Vote Share -Evidence from the 2017 Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election-
  • Cooperation between Government and Social Organizations on the Problem of Child Loss Family in China -Especially Necessity of Spiritual Support-
  • Staged Method for Suicide Prevention in the Internet
  • Consideration on “Regional Promotion” in Local Government -How can “Regional Promotion ” be utilized by local governments-
for 2017
  • The current state of the population decrease,the cause and meas ure -To protect my home and Inashiki-
  • Consumed NPO corporation -From experiences of welfare NPO for persons with disabilities-
  • Transformation of Faction in LDP -From Intra-Party Democracy Point of View-
  • Study on reform of the district based on promotion of lifelong learning in Arakawa Ward
  • Cooperation by local and social contribution of local governmen ts and small and medium-sized enterprises
  • The Elderly Offenders Recidivism Problem -Focusing on the Repeat of Shoplifting-
  • Suport Policy of Japan for Inncreasing Vietnamin Students -From Cultural Crasch to Relative Development-
for 2016
  • Necessity and Problems of Therapy in Child Care Institution
  • The Issue of Public Transport among the Elder People in China -Based on the Situation of going out by the Elder Japanese-
  • About the State of the Political Financing in Political Reform. -Public Funding for Political Parties as the Means of the Transition period-
  • The Study on the Long-term Care for Single Mothers and Fathers in China
  • The Problem of Left-behind Children in Chinese Countryside -On The Influence for Left-behind Children Separated from Parents-
  • Research on Medical Conflict in China -Focusing on Doctor-Patient Communication-

Credits and Degrees

Master’s Degree Program

Requirements for completion

Number of credits to be obtained



At least 8 credits

In the case of undergoing the examination of the master’s thesis

In the case of undergoing the examination of the results of research on a specific topic

At least 30 credits

At least 34 credits


At least 8 credits

Common to each field

At least 8 credits


Advanced seminar

No credits granted

Educational and research guidance (the creation of a master’s thesis or research on a specific topic)

Master (Politics/Administration)

Courses and teachers in the master’s program (as of April, 2020)

Educational and research field

Class subjects



Politics Political Science 2 NIWA Fumio
Japanese Politics 2 ASANO Masahiko
Governance on Local Public Entity (Management of Local Public Entity) 2 AKIYAMA Yoshitsugu
Electoral System I (The Law Concerning Elections for Public Offices and the Law of Regulation on Financing of Political Activities) 2 NAKAMURA Katsuo
Electoral System II (Methodologies of Election Campaigns) 2 NAKAMURA Katsuo
The Process of Politics 2 NIWA Fumio
Resident Participation and NPO Management 2 MANABE Sadaki
Local Politics 2 MANABE Sadaki
Modern Japanese political history 2 SAWADA Jiro
Administration Public Administration 2 MASUDA Naoko
Administrative Management 2 MASUDA Naoko
Risk Management of Local Public Entity 2 TANAKA Kimito
Public Finance 2 YAMADA Eiji
Policy Evaluation 2 SAIKI Shuji
Adoministrative Iaw 2 TAKAHASHI Masato
Social Welfare Policies 2 AOYAGI Chikafusa
Local Administration 2 SUGAWARA Yasuharu
Common Public Law 2 KOTAKE Satoshi
Methods of Social Survey 2 OKADA Yosuke
Policy Studies I 2 HAMAGUCHI Kazuhisa
Policy Studies II 2 MORIYAMA Tadashi
Policy Studies III 2 MANABE Sadaki
Policy Studies Ⅳ 2 MORIYAMA Tadashi
Environmental Criminology 2 MORIYAMA Tadashi
Environmental Crime Prevention 2 MORIYAMA Tadashi
Local Autonomy System 2 IKEDA Yasuhisa
Communication Studies of Local Public Entity 2 MANABE Sadaki
Special Lecture on Writing and Expressions (Basic Writing Practice) 2 YAMAGUCHI Takamasa
Special Lecture on Writing and Expressions (Practical Training in Writing) 2 YAMAGUCHI Takamasa
The Force to Explore: Lectures by Distinguished Scholars 2 Multiple teachers
Internship 2 Multiple teachers
Advanced seminars Local Politics and Administration Seminar I~Ⅱ (Research Guidance and Academic Degree Thesis Guidance) ASANO Masahiko
KOTAKE Satoshi

Purpose and basic policy on educational research