Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences

General Admission Examination for Master’s Program in Sport and Olympic Studies, Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Application and Admission Procedures Overview Chart

Check your qualifications!

 
No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Individuals who have graduated or will graduate from a Japanese four-year university degree Program
  • Individuals who have graduated or will graduate from a university outside Japan that has an education curriculum of at least 16 years leading to a university degree and have received or will receive a bachelor’s degree by September 2020
  • Others

    (Individuals with other qualifications who are not required to undergo an eligibility screening)

 
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 outside Japan where the country has a school education system of less than 16 years
  • Others

    (Individuals with other qualifications who are required to undergo an eligibility screening)

 
Eligibility Screening
University of Tsukuba conducts screening to assess whether applicants have academic ability equivalent or superior to that of a graduate from a Japanese four-year university.
Applicants who are required to undergo an eligibility screening or unsure about their eligibility must contact TIAS Admission Office by email (tias-admin@un.tsukuba.ac.jp) by Monday, 23 December 2019, 5:00pm (JST). Necessary forms will be sent to applicants who are required to undergo eligibility screening. Individuals who passed the screening will receive their passcode to enter into the Web Entry System.
Applicants Who Need Special Assistance
Individuals who need special assistance in taking examination due to disability are required to contact TIAS Admission Office (tias-admin@un.tsukuba.ac.jp) by Monday, 23 December 2019, 5:00pm (JST).
Web Entry System
All applications must be submitted online via the Web Entry System.
Read the guidelines carefully before filling out the application.

    【Application Period】

  • Monday, 20 January 2020, 12:00pm – Thursday, 20 February 2020, 3:00pm (JST)
Sign Up for Account
Enter your e-mail address and a password of your choice to create your account.
Account Activation
When you sign up, an e-mail with the subject “Signup mail” will be sent to your e-mail address. Click on the URL in the e-mail to activate your account.
Login
Click on the “Login” button to go to My Page.
From the second time on, you will be required to enter your e-mail address and password to log in.
My Page
Click on the “Application Form” button to go to the entry form.
On My Page, you can edit your login information and reset your password.
Application Form

The application form consists of three sections:

  1. Applicant’s Information
  2. Eligibility
  3. Educational Background

Fields marked with a * in each section are required to fill in. (If you leave any required fields blank or enter invalid information, an error message will appear and you cannot proceed to the next section) Click on the “Proceed to…” button on the confirmation page of each section to save the information entered. You can log in later and continue completing the rest of the form.
On “1. Applicant’s Information,” upload your ID photo in JPEG format. (The photo must be taken within 3 months prior to submission. Applicant should face the front without any head coverings or other adornments)
Foreign applicants currently residing in Japan are also required to upload their Residence Card in JPEG format. (for confirmation of their status of residence)
On “3. Educational Background,” applicants who have graduated from a university outside Japan are required to upload their degree certificate in JPEG format, which is one of the documents to be submitted. (Since each country has different education systems, we need to confirm their eligibility for application)

Examination Fee Payment for the First Screening (Document Screening)
Click here to check details.
Submission of Application Information
After completing the form, make sure to review the information you have entered before submission. Once you click on the “Submit to Apply” button, you will no longer be able to edit the information. (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)
Print PDF Documents
After you submit your application, follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry and “Reference Card”, “Address Sheet” and” Form for Submission of the Certificate of Payment of Application Fee (convenience store payment)” will be generated in PDF for printing.
You can download them from the Web Entry system only while the system is open.

    【Application Period】

  • Monday, 20 January 2020, 12:00 pm –Thursday, 20 February 2020, 3:00 pm (JST)

Web Entry

Submission of Certificates and Supporting Documents
Submit the originals or certified copies of all the required certificates and supporting documents to TIAS admission office by registered mail or courier service.

    【Submission Deadline】

  • Friday, 6 March 2020, 5:00 pm (JST)

Announcement of Result for Document Screening (on the web)
  • Thursday, 19 March 2020, 3:00 pm (JST)
Instructions for Taking the Oral Examination
Instructions for taking the oral examination will be sent to the successful applicants after the announcement of result for screening. Make sure to read through them carefully.
Examination Fee Payment for the Second Screening (Oral Examination)
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Oral Examination via Skype
  • Thursday, 2 April – Friday, 3 April 2020 (JST)
Announcement of Final Results(on the web)
  • Monday, 18 May 2020, 3:00 pm (JST)
    Letters of acceptance will be dispatched to successful applicants by registered mail or courier service on the same day.
Documents for Admission Procedure
  • Documents for admission procedure will be dispatched by early July 2020.
Admission Procedure
  • Follow the instructions in the admission package and submit necessary documents.
Enrollment
  • Thursday, 1 October 2020
    (Entrance Ceremony is planned to be held at the end of September)