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Applying to APU's Graduate Schools

The admission requirements and application process for APU's Graduate Schools vary by program. Before you begin your application, read over the information provided to ensure you can submit the best application possible. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Office (International) for assistance.

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Admissions Policy

While enrolled at APU, graduate students are expected to take advantage of every opportunity presented by the university's multicultural campus, in addition to taking classes, in order to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to contribute to the world once they graduate from one of the graduate schools. Graduate students are also expected to contribute to the learning of the entire university community by actively engaging in exchange on the multicultural campus.

As such, new graduate students must possess the following skills in order to engage in this kind of learning:

Furthermore, students in each graduate school must possess the following skills.

Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Master's Program in Asia Pacific Studies
  • 1. A keen interest in research pertaining to fields including international relations and social and cultural studies required for the development of the Asia Pacific.
  • 2. A strong intention to contribute to sustainable development and coexistence in the Asia Pacific region.
Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Master's Program in International Cooperation Policy
  • 1. A keen interest in research pertaining to fields including administration, environmental studies, development, health science and tourism required for the development of the Asia Pacific.
  • 2. A strong intention to contribute to sustainable development and coexistence in the Asia Pacific region.
Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Doctoral Program in Asia Pacific Studies
  • 1. A keen interest for pioneering new academic disciplines required for the development of the Asia Pacific.
  • 2. Aptitude and skills for mastering new academic theories and applications as an independent researcher.
  • 3. A strong intention to contribute to sustainable development and coexistence in the Asia Pacific region.
Graduate School of Management
  • 1. A keen interest in companies in the Asia Pacific region and solving the management issues they face.
  • 2. The ability to contribute to the sustainable development of the Asia Pacific region as an all-around manager or leader who possesses a highly ethical outlook.

To comprehensively assess the aforementioned knowledge, skills and motivations at the time of admissions, APU will use multifaceted screening methods and admit those graduate students deemed compatible with the APU style of learning.

Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (Master's)