Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences

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Special Selection of Working Individuals Examination for
Master’s Programs (August)
(Biological Sciences / Agro-Bioresources Science and Technology / Environmental Sciences)

Overview Chart of Application Process

Check your Eligibility!
 

*Applicants must have at least one year of full-time or part-time working experience by March 2018.

 
(A) No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Individuals who have graduated or expect to graduate from a Japanese four-year university
  • Individuals who have graduated from a university outside Japan that implements 16 or more years of school curriculum up to university graduation, and earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an email.)
 
(B) Eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • 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 of a foreign country which has a less than 16-year school system
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an email.)
 
 
 
Assessment of Eligibility for Application
Individuals who are expected to undergo the Eligibility Screening should contact Academic Service Office for the Life and Environmental Sciences Area in advance.
Email us to obtain necessary documents and email them back for the assessment by June 30, 2017. If you are deemed eligible for admission, you will be given a passcode needed on the “Educational Background” page of the Web Entry System.
 
Applicants Who Need Special Considerations
If you need special considerations due to disability, contact us by June 30, 2017.
Web Entry
You can apply to the University of Tsukuba online by our Web Entry system. Read the guidelines carefully before applying.
Submission must be made during: July 3, 2017 (from 12 p.m. JST) – July 21, 2017 (by 3 p.m. JST)
Sign Up
First, you will need to create your own account to login. Once you make an account, you may save the data you entered and log back in later to continue.
Activation
When you sign up, activation email will be sent to your email address registered. Click the activation URL on the email to activate your account.
Login
For the first time after the activation, you’re already logged in. Just click on “Login” button to begin. When you visit our Login page the second time or later, enter your email address and password to login.
My Page
At the “My Page”, you need to click on the “Application Form” button for the “Master’s Program, Five-year Consecutive Doctoral Program”.
On the page, you can edit your login information or reset password.
Application Form
There are four sections in the Application Form.

  1. Program of Your Choice / Applicant’s Information
  2. Professor of Your Choice
  3. Eligibility
  4. Educational Background

Each section with * is a mandatory field. Please fill out completely. (If mandatory field is empty or the information you enter is improper, error message will appear and you will not be able to proceed to the next section.) Each section will be saved automatically when you click on “Proceed” button on each confirmation page, and you can continue from where you left off when you login back. Use one-byte alphabet and numbers to enter all the information.
Upload JPEG file of your ID photo in “1. Program of Your Choice / Applicant’s Information”.
If you graduated from a university or other educational institution outside Japan, upload a JPEG file of your degree certificate to the Web Entry system in “4. Educational Background”. (Eligibility will be examined since the educational system differs from the universities in Japan.)
For the information required to apply and the details of certificates and documents, please refer here.

Payment

You must pay the examination fee before submitting your application. The University can accept;

  1. online credit card payment for both domestic and overseas applicants
  2. convenience store payment for domestic applicants only.

Government-sponsored foreign students are exempted from paying the fee. (The payment screen will not appear.)

Credit Card Payment: Follow the instructions given at the last stage of Web Entry system and pay your fees by credit card. After the payment, you will be notified of a receipt number. Enter the number into the “Receipt Number” box and click on “Submit” button to proceed.

Convenience Store Payment: Follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry system and pay your fees at a convenience store in Japan. When you apply for ‘Convenience Store Payment’ online, you will receive the Examination Fee Statement with an 11-digit or a 13-digit code. After the payment, enter the code and payment date into the boxes on the Web Entry system and click on “Submit” button to proceed.

Submission
After the payment is confirmed, you can submit your application by clicking “Submit to Apply” button. Once you click on the button, the information you have entered will be sent to the University, and you can no longer change or modify the information. Be sure to double-check before proceeding.
After you submit your application, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address that you registered. Be sure to check it.
(Check and adjust spam filter settings in your email account beforehand so that you can receive an email from the “entry.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp” domain.)
Create PDF
After submission, PDF documents will be downloaded. For treatment of the documents, follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry and be sure to download the PDF documents. Make sure you print these documents.
You can download them from the Web Entry system only while the system is open (July 3, 2017 (from 12 p.m. JST) – July 21, 2017 (by 3 p.m. JST)).

Web Entry

Documents Submission
Original copies of the documents in “3. Web Entry and Documents to be Submitted” must be sent by mail or handed directly to office no later than July 21, 2017 (by 3 p.m. JST.)
Information and Hints for Examinees
We will post the “Information and Hints for Examinees” on our website on July 31, 2017. Check the documents before the examination.
Announcement of Admission Results
The document will be sent out by registered airmail on September 12, 2017.
Documents for Enrollment
Documents will be sent out on February 16, 2018.
Procedure for Enrollment
The deadline to submit the required documents is the beginning of March 2018.
Entrance
On April 1, 2018