Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (Doctoral) Course Model

Course Model

All students must register for subjects following the schedules below in accordance with their semester of enrollment. Seminars (subjects conducted by students’ supervisors) are designed to assist students in their individual research leading to the production and completion of a dissertation. These subjects also help students strengthen their research, and writing and presentation skills. Students will meet with their supervisor on an individual or small group basis and all meetings are scheduled individually between supervisors and students.

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2nd
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3rd
Semester
4th
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  5th
Semester
6th
Semester
(Perspectives on Asia Pacifi c Studies) (Theories for Asia Pacific Studies) Advanced Research III
Advanced Research I Advanced Research II Presentation Advanced Research IV Advanced Research V Advanced Research VI
Research Paper I Tutorial I Tutorial II
Research Paper II

※Students have completed 24 credits and now eligible to apply for candidacy
Subjects in ( ) indicate lecture subjects.
Note: “Advanced Research” is the shortened title of the subject “Advanced Research on Asia Pacifi c Studies”.

List of GSAD Subjects

Subject Category Subjects No. of Credits Notes
Lecture Subjects Perspectives on Asia Pacific Studies 2 credits
Theories for Asia Pacific Studies 2 credits
Seminar Advanced Research on Asia Pacific 2 credits Conducted
Subjects Studies I by students' individual supervisors
Advanced Research on Asia Pacific Studies Ⅱ 2 credits
Advanced Research on Asia Pacific Studies Ⅲ 2 credits
Advanced Research on Asia Pacific Studies Ⅳ 2 credits
Advanced Research on Asia Pacific Studies Ⅴ 2 credits
Presentations Research Presentation 2 credits
Research Papers Research Paper I 4 credits
Research Paper II 4 credits
Tutorials Tutorial I 2 credits
Tutorial I 2 credits
Total: 30 credits

*required for Candidacy (24 credits in total)