Department of Law

  • Hachioji Campus

Experienced instructors provide a window into the real-life world of law

The law has an increasingly important role to play in today's complex world. The Department of Law provides a topical and relevant curriculum taught by expert instructors drawn from government, academia, private industry and the legal profession. To pursue the goal of possessing the highest pass rate in the civil service middle management examination in Japan, Teikyo University has a dedicated core subject for the examination in Year 3.

Students gain experience in legal proceedings through mock trials conducted in a realistic courtroom environment. It is the ideal way to learn about how the law operates in the real world.


Three courses that examine the modern legal profession

The Department of Law provides three relevant and up-to-date courses taught by highly experienced instructors, covering both theoretical principles and practical aspects of the law.

Government Employee Course

This course is intended primarily for those seeking a career in the civil service at national or regional level, and in government and semi-government bodies.

Corporate Law Course

This course provides a business focus and is designed for those intending to work in private industry.

Legal Course

This course is intended for those seeking a career in the legal profession, with the option to pursue postgraduate study before taking the National Bar Examination.


Practical curriculum trains legal minds

Students have a choice of Government Employee, Corporate Law and Legal Courses. Experienced instructors drawn from government, academia, private industry and the legal profession provide relevant and stimulating tuition to help students develop a legal mindset.

Year 1 Year 1 is spent on preliminary studies. Students tackle a range of introductory subjects, internalize key legal concepts and approaches, and explore constitutional issues through a selection of case studies.
Year 2 Year 2 sees students move into areas of specialization, choosing one of the three courses (Civil Service, Legal Management and Legal Profession) according to their career aspirations.
Year 3 Year 3 offers a number of elective subjects in each area designed to build expertise, acumen and application skills. Topic-specific subjects are available for students wanting to pursue further research on specific topics.
Year 4 In Year 4, students extend their skills and expertise by pursuing more advanced studies, and consider career choices or further study.

Teaching staff

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