School of Law (Professional Degree Course)

Policy for acceptance of admitted students

The School of Law is seeking the following:

  1. Students who possess a broad interest in social issues.
      In regards to legal professionals, possessing an interest in the contemporary conditions and issues of society and the desire to do one’s best to solve those issues, an intellectual curiosity regarding the unknown, and the desire to independently investigate and explore, is indispensable.
      The School of Law aims to “nurture legal professionals who serve their communities and are deeply rooted to their communities.” Therefore, the graduate school is especially hoping to receive applicants who wish to focus on the solution of life problems within their immediate surroundings and the protection of human rights, as well as a wide interest in social issues.
  2. Students who possess a sense of ethics and a sense of justice.
      Legal professionals are required, not only to prevent and solve mere disputes, but also to make ethically and socially appropriate judgement. The School of Law is looking for applicants who possess a sense of ethics and a sense of social justice founded on those requirements.
  3. Students who are capable of logical thought and rational thinking.
      Legal professionals are required to possess the ability to deal with issues in a way that is both appropriate in the eyes of the law, and is accompanied by logical reasoning and rationale. The School of Law is looking for applicants who are capable of logical thought and rational thinking.
  4. Students who possess communication skills.
      The business activities of a legal professional are reliant upon one’s communication skills. The School of Law is looking for applications, who can understand the situations of others, and taking that into account, possess the ability to express one’s opinion clearly, and achieve appropriate solutions to problems by means of discussion.