Business Track (BT)

Tracks of Study


Business Track (BT)

Located at the Osaka-Ibaraki Campus, the Business Track features a fascinating combination of courses offered by the College of Business Administration. Instruction is held entirely in English, giving you a first-hand, insider's look at business in one of the world's largest economies. The program offers you a unique opportunity to study business with an international and intercultural perspective as you study alongside fellow students from around the world. As a Business Track student, you are also eligible to take courses offered through the OSE Track.

For a partial list of current Business Track undergraduate courses, please have a look at our pamphlet. Please note that graduate courses may be different and that courses may be added or cancelled without notice.

Admission Requirements for the Business Track

To be eligible to enroll in the Business Track, you must:

  1. Meet requirement a) or b):
    a) Currently enrolled in an institution of higher education for at least one year prior to the commencement of the program
    b) Have graduated from an institution of higher education with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  2. Be a native speaker of English, or possess a minimum TOEFL® score of iBT 68 / PBT 520, or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent*
  3. *This requirement is waived for Business Track applicants enrolled in an institution that shares an Interdepartmental Agreement for Student Exchange with the Faculty of Business Administration.

Japanese Language Classes for Business Track Students (BT Japanese)

While Japanese ability is not a requirement for participation in the Business Track, we do offer students optional Japanese language courses. Please be aware that the courses offered may vary by semester and may not meet the needs of all students. Moreover, students are only eligible for Japanese classes offered within their own track of enrollment.

Students wishing to take a Japanese course will need to take a placement test to determine their Japanese language proficiency and class placement. Details regarding the test will be provided to BT students before the start of classes.

Course Lists from Previous Semesters

Below are the course lists provided to SKP students during previous semesters. Please note that the courses listed may not be offered during future semesters.
SKP students will be provided with finalized course lists during SKP Orientation.

Detailed information on these courses can be found using Ritsumeikan's online syllabus.

Open the search page by clicking "For Public," then select your language at the top-right of the page.

The search is case-sensitive, so please copy & paste the course code directly in the search field.

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