Course Jukebox

Course Jukebox

Course Detail

Standard Academic Year
Course delivery methods
Social studies, Law, Languages
Degree Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences
Master's Program in International Public Policy
Tsukuba Campus
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Course Number

Seminar on Global Governance University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

The purpose of this seminar is to enhance students' ability to analyse the role and limitations of various actors such as international organisations and civil society, to deal with a specific global issue. Students will acquire basic academic communication skills and critical perspectives to understand global governance by conducting an independent research.

Learning Achievement

This course is conducted online.


This course is designed to develop the following competences.

General-propose competences
- Communicative ability
- Team work

Degree program competences
- Research capability
- Professional knowledge
- Ethics

Course prerequisites

Students should have a passion for learning global governance in English.

Grading Philosophy

Contribution to discussion (20%), Presentation (30%), 2000-word Final Short Paper (50%)

Course schedule

Course type

Class Exercises

Online Course Requirement



Other information

Open in even number years.
Lecture is conducted in English.
English is a main language of instruction, but Japanese may be used if necessary. Course style: Online (Synchronous)
Classes and office hours are conducted using Zoom, and manaba is used to share materials and submit assignments.
The following four items are necessary to participate in the class.
1. Computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone
2. Camera
3. Microphone
4. Access to the Internet
It is expected that 500MB is necessary for 75 minute-class. The instructor decided to use Zoom to make this course meaningful for you even in these unprecedented situations.

Access to Zoom will be published in manaba by a few days before the first class. Those who wish to take this class are expected to use the “self-registration” system of manaba during the registration period.
The registration key is “1903636”.
Make sure that you can access to Zoom by the beginning of the first class. Feel free to contact the instructor if you have any questions.

Recording of the class is shared via manaba, so watch the recording if you cannot attend the class for technical issues.
Check manaba and university email since the instructor may contact you.

Students in any degree program who are interested in global governance are welcomed to take this seminar.
The instructor would like to think about the meaning of learning global governance with you in these unprecedented situations.
It is students’ privilege to use faculty members, so feel free to talk to the instructor and ask any question. The instructor does his best to assist students. He believes that the learning of global governance will broaden your perspective to anayise society. The contents of this seminar are subject to change upon consultation with students.

English is the main language of instruction, but Japanese may be used if necessary. This seminar welcomes students who are not confident about their English skills. Since the instructor is not a native English speaker, he understands the difficulty non-native English speakers face to learn academic matters in English. He does his best to assist students’ learning about global governance in English.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Link to the syllabus provided by the university