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The Graduate School of Law was established in order to foster professional research capability centering on legal education in nurturing persons based on the Christian faith. We not only bring up researchers, but proactively work to enable the growth of well-balanced human resources (professionals) who are equipped with professional legal knowledge for making legal decisions in order to play an instructive role in various sectors of society.
The Department of Private Law covers a wide range of areas from the fundamentals of legal theory within and outside Japan to recent developments in civil law including contract law, tort law, family law and property law, and is designed to nurture legal specialists with the ability to work at the heart of the society, such as researchers with strong research capabilities, civil servants capable of analyzing complex legal issues, and corporate law specialists with the ability to promote compliance with law and resolve disputes efficiently.
Required Credits for Graduation / 30 Credits
The Department of Public Law deals with the foundations and developments of law governing the exercise of state power, including constitutional law, administrative law, criminal law and international law, and aims at raising responsible members of society with expert knowledge of law in the respective field, such as researchers with strong research capabilities, national and/or international civil servants capable of analyzing pressing legal issues in contemporary society, and tax law specialists with robust theoretical background.
The Department of Business Law offers a graduate school program designed to equip working people with business law literacy in the field of tax.
It involves research in various fields from a theoretical and a practical standpoint, in order to develop advanced skills for applying jurisprudence theory to the real world of business.
These curriculum courses are taught by lawyers, certified public tax accountants, researchers who are working at the cutting edge of practice.
Students who complete the requirements will be awarded a Master's degree in business law.
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