English Academic Writing Support Program for Graduate Students

Program Description

The Office of Graduate Studies offers an English Academic Writing Support Program for students pursuing graduate-level degrees at Ritsumeikan University to assist and instruct in the area of academic writing. Academic writing requires several skills, and it is very important to have familiarity with styles and the rules to follow. This program consists of a 3-step course and one tutorial.
They are designed to help students acquire the various writing styles and rules step-by-step leading to the completion of a thesis.

Sample flowchart for Master's students


  • There is no tuition fee for taking part in this non-credit program.
  • For details, please visit each course’s page from the links.
  • The application period for each course commences approx. one month before each course starts. Applications can be made online.