Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

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General Admission Examination for Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Master’s Programme in Health and Sport Sciences, Master’s Programme in Sport and Olympic Studies

Application and Admission Procedures Overview Chart

Check your Eligibility!
Eligible Applicants
  • Individuals who have graduated or will graduate from a Japanese four-year university degree programme
  • Individuals who have graduated or will graduate from a university outside Japan that has an education curriculum of at least 16 years leading to a university degree and have received or will receive a bachelor’s degree by September 2017
  • Others

    (Individuals with other qualifications who are not required to undergo an eligibility screening)

Eligibility screening is required for the following applicants
    Applicants who do not meet any of the criteria as indicated under “Eligible Applicants”

  • Individuals who have graduated from a junior college or high school
  • Individuals who have graduated from a vocational school or miscellaneous educational institution
  • Individuals who have graduated from a university outside Japan where the country has a school education system of less than 16 years
  • Others

    (Individuals with other qualifications who are required to undergo an eligibility screening)

Eligibility Screening
University of Tsukuba conducts screening to assess whether applicants have academic ability equivalent or superior to that of a graduate from a Japanese four-year university.
Applicants who are required to undergo an eligibility screening or unsure about their eligibility, Email TIAS Admission Office by Tuesday, 10 January 2017 5:00pm (JST). Necessary forms will be sent to applicants who are required to undergo eligibility screening. Individuals who pass the screening will receive their passcode to enter into the Web Entry System.
Applicants Who Need Special Assistance
Individuals who need special assistance due to disability are required to contact TIAS Admission Office by Tuesday, 10 January 2017 (JST).
Web Entry System
All applications must be submitted online via the Web Entry System.
Read the guidelines carefully before filling out the application.
Applications can be submitted during the period of Monday, 30 January 2017 12:00pm – Friday, 3 March 2017 3:00pm (JST).
Sign Up for Account
Enter your e-mail address and a password of your choice to create your account.
Account Activation
When you sign up, an e-mail with the subject “Signup mail” will be sent to your e-mail address. Click on the URL in the e-mail to activate your account.
Login
Click on the “Login” button to go to My Page.
From the second time on, you will be required to enter your e-mail address and password to log in.
My Page
Click on the “Application Form” button to go to the entry form.
On My Page, you can edit your login information and reset your password.
Application Form
The application form consists of three sections:

  1. Applicant’s Information
  2. Eligibility
  3. Educational Background

Fields marked with a * in each section are required to fill in. (If you leave any required fields blank or enter invalid information, an error message will appear and you cannot proceed to the next section) Click on the “Proceed to…” button on the confirmation page of each section to save the information entered. You can log in later and continue completing the rest of the form.
On “1. Applicant’s Information,” upload your ID photo in JPEG format. (The photo must be taken within 3 months prior to submission. Applicant should face the front without any head coverings or other adornments)
Foreign applicants currently residing in Japan are also required to upload their Residence Card in JPEG format. (for confirmation of their status of residence)
On “3. Educational Background,” applicants who have graduated from a university outside Japan are required to upload their degree certificate in JPEG format, which is one of the documents to be submitted. (Since each country has different education systems, we need to confirm their eligibility for application)

Submission of Application Information
After completing the form, make sure to review the information you have entered before submitting. Once you click on the “Submit to Apply” button, you will no longer be able to edit the information.
Print PDF Documents
After clicking on the “Submit to Apply” button, “Letter of Recommendation for English Proficiency”, “Admission Card” and “Address Sheet” will be available for printing.

Web Entry

Submission of Certificates and Supporting Documents
Submit all required certificates and supporting documents to University of Tsukuba by Tuesday, 21 March 2017 5:00pm (JST) by registered mail.
Announcement of Result for Document Screening
Friday, 31 March 2017 3:00pm (JST)
Instructions for Taking the Examination
Instructions for taking the examination will be released after the announcement of result for screening. Make sure to read through them.
Examination Dates
Monday, 17 April – Wednesday, 19 April 2017 (JST)
Announcement of Examination Results
Friday, 19 May 2017 3:00pm (JST)
Letters of acceptance will be dispatched to successful applicants by registered mail on the same day.
Documents for Admission Procedure
Documents for admission procedure will be dispatched by early July 2017.
Admission Procedure
Follow the admission guidelines and submit documents.
Enrollment
1 October 2017
(Entrance Ceremony is planned to be held at the end of September)