Degree Program in Comprehensive Human Sciences

Doctoral Program (Medical and Health Sciences/ Nursing Science)

3. Web Entry and Documents to be Submitted

With our Web Entry system, you can submit the application online. Read this section carefully before applying online. And submit the required documents by postal mail.

Information You Need for Web Entry

Information Required for Remarks
1. Program of Your Choice / Applicant’s Information All applicants Follow the instructions on the Web Entry system.
You are requested to upload a photograph for your Reference Card in JPEG format. The photograph must be taken within the last three months and must not include hats or other head adornments.
2. Professors of Your Choice All applicants Follow the instructions on the Web Entry system.
3. Eligibility All applicants Follow the instructions on the Web Entry system.
Research Plan All applicants Enter your research content and the research plan after enrollment.

(You may use the prescribed form downloadable from the Web Entry system only if it is essential for you to use mathematical formulae, Greek letters, special symbols, or diagrams which cannot be entered into the system. Fill it out and submit it together with the other required documents by mail. The format of the form must not be changed. Any texts may not be written outside the box.)

4. Educational Background All applicants Follow the instructions on the Web Entry system.
Research Activities All applicants who have research history
Employment Records All applicants who have employment history
Examination Fees All applicants
(*Refer to “4.Examination Fee.”)
Follow the instructions given on the last page of the Web Entry system and pay your fees.
The following payment methods are available.
Credit Card (for all applicants):
Pay your fees online. After the payment, enter the receipt number into the box on the Web Entry system.
Convenience Store (for domestic applicants only):
Pay your fees at a convenience store in Japan. After the payment, enter the name of the convenience store, the date of payment, and the number given by the store into the box on the Web Entry system.

Documents Needed for Application
(The original copies need to be submitted to us by postal mail.)

Documents Required for Remarks
(Expected) Graduation Certificate (See note) All applicants Submit a certificate of (expected) graduation issued by a university (generally the graduate school from which applicants have earned a master’s degree) which meets the application requirements for the Doctoral Programs of this Graduate School.
Degree Certificate (See note) Applicants who graduated from a graduate school outside Japan If you graduated from a graduate school outside Japan, submit a graduation certificate for your master’ s degree.
※Please submit the JPEG image of your certificate to the Web Entry system to check your eligibility.
Academic Transcript (See note) All applicants Submit an academic transcript issued by a university (generally the graduate school from which applicants have earned a master’s degree) which meets the application requirements for the Doctoral Programs of this Graduate School.
Applicants who have credits transferred from another school must submit an academic transcript issued by that school as well.
Thesis All applicants (Excluding those who are expected to complete Master’s Program in Nursing Science.)

Submit one of the following to the office of each program (Refer to “8. Past Examintion Questions and Thesis Submission”) by the end of the application period.
Attach a Thesis Title Sheet to the front page of your thesis. The envelope (prepared by the applicant) for submitting the thesis must have an Address Sheet for Thesis Submission attached. To submit by mail, make sure to send it by registered mail from a post office in Japan or by Express Mail Service from overseas.
(Do not send your thesis in the same envelope with your application documents.)

  1. Master’s thesis (Photocopies are acceptable.)
  2. Applicants who completed a program in the previous year or earlier may submit a more recent paper (photocopies are acceptable) instead of their master’s thesis.
  3. Applicants who have not been required to write a master’s thesis may submit an equivalent paper instead.
Research Plan Only applicants whose“Research Plan” needs mathematical formulae, Greek letters, or special symbols which cannot be entered in the Web Entry system If applicable, check the box in the Web Entry system to download the form from the last page. Fill it out and submit it to us by mail.

(Note)
The format of the form may not be changed. Any texts may not be written outside the box.

Letter of Approval for Taking the Entrance Examination
(Free Format)
Applicants who meet the criteria specified in the Remarks
  1. Applicants who currently attend a university or graduate school (except those who will graduate or complete in March 2022) must submit a letter of approval for taking the entrance examination issued by the head of their university (or department). (Free Format, A4 size)
  2. Applicants who currently work for a government agency, school, or company (except part-time workers) must submit a letter of approval for taking the entrance examination issued by their supervisor or an application written by applicants themselves. (Free Format, A4 size) [Applicants who plan to leave the company to enroll in the graduate school may submit a written document (affixed with their seal) as a substitute for this letter of approval. In this case, the applicants must submit a certificate of resignation at the time of the enrollment procedure.]
Receipt Portion (Certificate of Payment) of Examination Fee Statement Applicants who made a convenience store payment
(*Refer to “4.Examination Fee.”)
After the payment, detach the Receipt Portion (Certificate of Payment) from the Examination Fee Statement given at the convenience store and submit it to us by mail.
The Receipt Portion needs to be attached to the form that can be created online and printed out after you complete the Web Entry procedure.
Copy of “Application Completed” Page of Examination Fee Payment by Credit Card Applicants who made a credit card payment
(*Refer to “4.Examination Fee.”)
After the payment, print out the “Application Completed” page, and submit it to us by mail.
Certificate of Government-Sponsored Foreign Student
(Free Format)
Foreign applicants who meet the criteria specified in the Remarks Government-sponsored foreign students enrolled in another university must submit a certificate of government-sponsored foreign student issued by the university.

(Note) If your current name differs from that on any of your certificates due to marriage or other reasons, enclose an extract of your family register (a copy is acceptable).

PDF to Be Created After Completing Web Entry

Documents Created for Remarks
Reference Card All applicants The Web Entry system instructs you to supply a photograph for your Reference Card in JPEG format. The photograph must be taken within the last three months and must not include hats or other head adornments.
Print out the Reference Card with your photograph and bring a copy of the card to the venue with you on the examination day.
Address Sheet All applicants

Attach the address sheet to your envelope when you submit the required documents to us by mail.

    【Submission Periods】

  • August Selection Process: July 1 – 16, 2021 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: December 1 – 17, 2021 (by 3 p.m. JST)
Address Sheet for Thesis Submission All applicants (Excluding those who are expected to complete Master’s Program in Nursing Science.) Fill in the required items on this sheet and attach it to an envelope for submitting your thesis or paper.
Thesis Title Sheet All applicants (Excluding those who are expected to complete Master’s Program in Nursing Science.) Fill in the required items on this sheet and attach it to the front page of each thesis or paper to be submitted. (This sheet may be photocopied.)
Form for Submission of the Certificate of Payment of Application Fee Applicants who made a convenience store payment Attach the Receipt Portion (Certificate of Payment) of the Examination Fee Statement to the form and submit it to us by postal mail.
List of Documents to be submitted All applicants Fill in the required items and submit it to us by mail.

* Results from the entrance examination, as well as personal information obtained by the University of Tsukuba from the application documents, will be used not only for affairs concerning admission and screening, but also research and study aimed at improvement of the admission procedure and the university education. We will carefully take care of the data not to be disclosed as a specific person. Also, we will use the data to screen students for scholarships from the Japan Student Services Organization, which are offered to individuals who have completed the enrollment procedures.