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Doctoral Programs (Medical Sciences) (Four-year)
Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences
(August [General Admission / Special Selection of Working Individuals])

Doctoral Programs in Clinical Sciences
(August [General Admission / Special Selection of Working Individuals])


April, 2019
University of Tsukuba

Announcement of Organizational Restructuring of Graduate Schools and Programs at the University of Tsukuba (Scheduled in AY 2020)

The University of Tsukuba plans to implement organizational restructuring of graduate schools and programs in AY 2020.
Therefore, before making an application, please carefully read the following statements relative to AY 2020 graduate school admission.

  1. For the outline of the organizational restructuring plan, please visit the university’s website at:
    https://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/education/degree-program.html
    Note: all the names of organizations and degree programs on the website remain tentative before they get chartered.
  2. The organizational restructuring plan of graduate schools and programs must pass through a chartering process overseen by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The university is expected to file this chartering application in late April, and the application will be reviewed until late August. Therefore, entrance examinations scheduled between July and November, for which application guidelines are being published before completing the review process, will be delivered by present graduate schools and programs.
  3. If the university pass through the chartering process, successful applicants including those who take entrance examinations conducted before November will be admitted to new degree programs at the timing of admission (From April, 2020). Therefore, please carefully confirm which new degree programs succeed present graduate schools and programs before making an application.
  4. The university will release detailed information regarding to which degree programs successful applicants are being admitted in AY 2020 by publishing a comparison table on the university’s website, and strive to provide easy-to-understand information. After completing the chartering process, the university will inform successful applicants of names of degree programs to which they will belong and relevant procedures.

Application Process Overview Chart

Check your Eligibility!
 
Applicants for Special Selection of Working Individuals Examination must be employed or offered employment at a public office, hospital, school, company or other organizations.
 
No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Applicants who have graduated or expect to graduate from a university (courses in medicine or dentistry, or 6-year courses in veterinary medicine or pharmacy)
  • Applicants who have completed or expect to complete a 18-year school education curriculum in Japan or a foreign country
  • Others
 
Eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Applicants who have graduated from a university (excludes courses in medicine or dentistry, or 6-year courses in veterinary medicine or pharmacy)
  • Applicants who have completed a university education in a foreign country which has a less than 18 years of school education curriculum
  • Others
 
 
Documents to be Submitted
Prepare them as soon as possible.
 
Documents to be Submitted
Prepare them as soon as possible.
 
 
Application Form
 
Payment of Examination Fee
Make payment before submitting the application.
 
Eligibility Screening
Submit documents by the following dates:

【Due Dates】
August: June 28, 2019

The University of Tsukuba Graduate School conducts screening to assess whether applicants have academic ability equivalent or superior to university graduates.

   
Application Period
The deadline is strictly observed.
Application will not be accepted unless all the required documents are submitted.

【Due Dates】
August: July 19, 22, 23, 2019
 
Applicants Who Need Special Considerations
Request for special considerations
Applicants who need special considerations due to disability must submit a designated application form, a doctor’s certificate, and a copy of their disability certificate by the following dates:

【Due Dates】
August: June 28, 2019
   
Examination Card
Examination cards will be sent out on the following dates:

【Shipping Date】
August: July 30, 2019
   
   
Information and Hints for Examinees
“Information and Hints for Examinees” will be posted on the University of Tsukuba’s website.

【Estimated Release Dates】
August: July 31, 2019
   
   
   
   
Announcement of Acceptance
August: September 10, 2019
   
   
Enrollment Documents
Documents will be sent out on February 17, 2020.
   
   
Enrollment Procedure
Early March 2020
   
   
Entrance