Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences

Master’s Programs (Medical and Health Sciences)

Medical Sciences
  • August Selection Process (General Selection Process / Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)
  • January to February Selection Process (General Selection Process / Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)
Public Health
  • August Selection Process (General Selection Process / Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)
  • January to February Selection Process (General Selection Process / Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)
[Important] Information on Change in Method of
Implementing Future Entrance Examinations, Etc.,
in Response to the COVID-19 Infections

We have generally stipulated that the University of Tsukuba Graduate School entrance examinations for the academic year 2022 are to be taken on-campus. However, depending on how the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, there may be changes to the entrance examination schedule or a switch to online examinations, etc.

※Any decisions regarding a switch to online examinations, etc. will be announced on this website around one month prior to the examination date, so please make sure that you check the Information page of the Graduate Admissions site.

※The latest information on the entrance examinations is published on the Information page of the Graduate Admissions site, so it can be checked at any time.

Information page of the Graduate Admissions site URL https://eng.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp/


Information Environment, Etc., Necessary if there is a Change to Online Entrance Examinations

If the examinations are to be held online, the following is advance notification of the preparations that must be made by those taking the examinations.

  1. Have a bright quiet private room environment
  2. Have a network environment capable of sending and receiving video
  3. Have a personal computer with a camera and microphone
    (using a speaker for voice output. The use of earphones or headphones, etc., that are fitted to the body are prohibited)
  4. Have a smartphone (with a camera) * Item 4 on the left is for emergency use in case of occurrence of network problems

Note that if you have questions regarding the examination environment or if you would like to do a communication test as preparation in advance for the possibility of online examinations, contact the inquiry desk of your program.

Application Process Overview Chart

Check your qualifications!

 
Special Selection Process for Working Individuals Examination is aimed to respond to the social needs for re-education of working individuals at graduate schools. Applicants must have at least two years of working experience by entrance.
 
No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Individuals who have graduated or expect to graduate from a four-year university in Japan
    (Only those who have graduated can apply for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals Examination)
  • Individuals who have earned or expect to earn a bachelor’s degree
    (Only those who have earned the degree can apply for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals Examination)
  • Individuals who have a Type I or Advanced certificate issued under the Teachers License Act (22 years of age or older)
  • Others
 
Eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Individuals who have graduated from a junior college or an upper secondary school as latest academic background
  • Individuals who have graduated from a vocational school or a similar school as latest academic background
  • Individuals who have graduated from a university of a foreign country that requires less than 16 years of a school curriculum
  • Others
 
 
 
Assessment of Eligibility for Application

Individuals who are expected to undergo the Eligibility Screening should contact Academic Service Office for the Medical Sciences Area in advance.
Email us to obtain necessary documents and send them back by postal mail for the assessment by the deadline stated below. If you are deemed eligible for admission, you will be given a passcode required for the Web Entry system.

    【Due Date】

  • August Selection Process: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
  • January to February Selection Process: Monday, November 29, 2021
 
Applicants Who Need Assistance

If you need assistance due to disability, submit a designated application form, a doctor’s certificate, and a copy of their disability certificate to the Division of Admission, Department of Educational Promotion by the following dates:

    【Due Date】

  • August Selection Process: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
  • January to February Selection Process: Monday, November 29, 2021

For the examples of assistance, visit here

Web Entry

You can apply to the University of Tsukuba only through our Web Entry system. Read the guidelines carefully before applying.

    【Application Period】

  • August Selection Process: Thursday, July 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, July 16, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, December 17, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
Sign Up

First, you will need your own account to login. Once create an account, you may save the data you entered and log back in later to continue.

Activation

When you sign up, an activation URL will be sent to your registered e-mail address. Click the URL to activate your account.

Login

For the first time after you activate your account, you will be automatically logged in. Just click the “Login” button to begin. Thereafter, when you visit our Login page, you will need to enter your e-mail address and password to begin.

My Page

On “My Page,” you need to click the “Application Form” button for the appropriate program.
On this page, you can edit your login information or reset your password.

Application Form

There are four sections in the Application Form:

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

Each section will be saved when you click the “Proceed” button on each confirmation page. After saving, you can continue from where you left off when you login again. Use one-byte alphabets and numbers to input all the information.

Payment

You must pay the examination fee before submitting your application. The university accepts:

  1. Online credit card payments for both domestic and overseas applicants
  2. Convenience store payments for domestic applicants only

Credit Card Payment: Follow the instructions given at the last stage of the 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 the “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, after the payment, enter the code and payment date into the boxes on the Web Entry system and click the “Submit” button to proceed.

Submission

After the payment is confirmed, you can submit your application by clicking the “Submit to Apply” button. Once you click on the button, the information you have entered will be sent to the university, and you will not be able to go back to make edits. Be sure to double-check before proceeding.

After you submit your application, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address. Be sure to check it.
(*Check and adjust the spam filter settings in your e-mail account beforehand so that you can receive an e-mail from the “entry.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp” domain.)

Create and Print PDF

After you submit your application, follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry and be sure to download and print out all PDF files.

You can download them from the Web Entry system only while the system is open.

Web Entry

Submission of Documents

Original copies of the documents listed in 3. Web Entry and Documents to be Submitted need to be received by registered mail no later than the deadline mentioned below.

Your application will not be reviewed unless all required documents are received.

    【Due Date】

  • August Selection Process: Friday, July 16, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.
  • January to February Selection Process: Friday, December 17, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.

For more details, visit here

Information and Instructions for Examinees

We will post the “Information and Instructions for Examinees” on our website.
Check the documents before the examination.

    【Estimated Release Date】

  • August Selection Process: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
  • January to February Selection Process: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Examination Dates
  • August Selection Process: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
  • January to February Selection Process: Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Past examination papers are available from here.

Announcement of Admission Results
  • August Selection Process: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
  • January to February Selection Process: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

A list of successful applicants’ examinee’s number will be posted at the website below:
https://entry.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp/
A letter of acceptance will be sent to successful applicants by registered mail.

Documents for Enrollment

Documents for enrollment will be sent out from the admission office on following date:

  • April entry: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Procedure for Enrollment
  • April entry: In the beginning of March 2022
Entrance
  • April entry: On April 1, 2022