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.

Law Course

This course is for students who want to join the legal profession after studying law in graduate school and passing the bar examination.

Business Law Course

This course is suitable for those who wish to make use of their specialized legal knowledge while working in a private-sector corporation.

Modern Society and Law Course

For students who hope to become government employees or join NPOs or NGOs, this course provides the knowledge and training necessary to deal with legal problems encountered in day-to-day life.


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 (Law Course, Business Law Course and Modern Society and Law Course) 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.

Post-graduation Career/Academic Paths

A relatively large number of graduates go on to join the service industry or work for the government. Overall, students choose a wide array of post-graduation paths without bias toward any specific field.

(Results from 2019)

Major Places of Employment and Study Following Graduation

Club Tourism International Inc. / Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. / Hokuetsu Industries Co., Ltd. / NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION (NTT WEST) / SoftBank Corp. / NTT DOCOMO, INC. / Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company / Mutual Company / The Bank of Okinawa, Ltd. / Tsukuba bank / JAPAN POST HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. / Japan Pension Service / The Ministry of Justice / Musashimurayama City Hall/Noda City Hall / Saitama Prefectural Police / Ministry of Defense Japan Ground Self-Defense Force / Ministry of Defense Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

Teaching staff

In the Teikyo University Teaching Staff Database, information about the staff can be searched and viewed. (Japanese information only, may not cover all staff)

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