Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MPAS2074 Issues in Japanese Politics 2–4 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
University Teacher (Japan) / CEAS

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to analyse Japanese politics, its policy process and its outcomes by looking at various current issues.


The course deals with the contemporary Japanese political system, its formal and informal structure as well as various issues in it. Visiting lecturers will give talks on specific issues in Japanese politics.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 8 h 0 h

Lectures and workshop/debate sessions.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English

Readings and exam (2 credits), research paper (2 credits, optional)
Course can be taken as a 2 ECTS or 4 ECTS.


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

Sign up in NettiOpsu, intensive course spring 2015. Moodle enrolment key: "MPAS2074".

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science