Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences

Doctoral Program (Medical and Health Sciences/ Nursing Science)

Register Extending System

[Outline of the Register Extending System]

The Register Extending System aims to expand learning opportunities for working students. When a student has reported his/her plans to complete the program over a certain period of time (4 or 5 years) exceeding the original duration of study (3 years), the University conducts the individual’s screening after which approval may be given.

[Eligible Applicants]

Students who cannot earn the required number of credits to complete the program within the original duration of study (3 years), due to circumstances such as work, and wishes to intentionally complete the program over a certain period of time, which exceeds the original duration of study.

* This also includes students who need to take care of family, such as children or elderly relatives.

[Payment of Tuition]

Annual tuition fee for the student using the Register Extending System is calculated by multiplying the amount of annual tuition fee by the number of years of the original duration of study and then dividing the result by the number of years the student use the Register Extending System.

[Application Period]

To enroll in the system from the first year of study: Consult the Chair of your program as well as your supervisor for approval of the application. Submit the required documents to the Provost of Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences within the time period for enrollment procedure.
To enroll in the system from the second year of study: Follow the procedure above by the end of January during the first year of study.

[Application Documents]

Application documents are enclosed with the enrollment documents.