Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering

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7. Testing Location, Announcement of Acceptance & Enrollment Procedure

Testing Location

At University of Tsukuba (1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken)
Refer to “9. Information and Hints for Examinees” for details.

Announcement of Acceptance

Acceptance will be announced as stated below.
The examinee numbers of the successful applicants will be posted on the website during:
10 am on September 11, 2018 – 10 am on September 18, 2018.

An acceptance letter will be sent to successful applicants on the same day by the registered mail.

Enrollment Procedure

  1. Enrollment Procedure Guidelines (which contain documents to be submitted before entrance) will be sent out to successful applicants on Friday, February 19, 2019. Follow the direction in the Guidelines.
    The successful applicants need to notify us in advance if they are moving permanently before the date above or going away when the documents are expected to be delivered.
  2. The documents should be mailed using a designated envelope (which will be sent to you together with the Enrollment Procedure Guidelines) by early March 2019. The deadline will be shown in Enrollment Procedure Guidelines.
  3. Expenses Required upon Entrance
    1. (a)Entrance fees are 282,000 Japanese Yen (non-refundable).
    2. (b)Tuition: The tuition for the first semester of the 2018 academic year (April – September) is 267,900 Japanese Yen. The tuition for the second semester (October – March) is 267,900 Japanese Yen. (Yearly Amount: 535,800 Japanese Yen)

      1. (1)If fees are revised before entrance or while enrolled in this Graduate School, the revised tuition fees will be applied.
      2. (2)The entrance fees are exempted for those who are the Government-Sponsored (Japanese Government Monbukagakusho scholarship) foreign students or who completes our master’s in March 2019 and continues to take our doctoral program.
  4. All applicants with a job (except part-time) need a document or a letter (ex; an order for a training course, a letter of leave of absence or an approval letter) from the employer to prove that you are available to complete the program.
    If you are applying for Day and Evening Class Program, you will also need a document or a letter from the employer or yourself to prove that you are available for work and classes.
  5. International applicants must acquire a Status of Residence suitable for entrance to a graduate school, in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (Cabinet Order No. 319 of 1951), before beginning enrollment procedures. Those who wish to enter this Graduate School as an international student must acquire Status of Residence as a “Student”.