Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences

Master’s Programs

1. Number of Students to be Admitted

October (General Admission)

Course Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Programs Biology 47 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Agro-Bioresources Science and Technology 120 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Geosciences 40 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Environmental Sciences 28 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Mountain Studies 14 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.

February (General Admission)

Course Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Programs Biology* 5 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Agro-Bioresources Science and Technology A few Additional Recruitment
The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Geosciences* 6 Additional Recruitment
The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Environmental Sciences 27 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Mountain Studies 10 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
    (Note)

  • For more information on the Cooperative Graduate School System, click here .
  • Students of Biology* and Geosciences* are enrolled in April or October.
    For other programs, students are enrolled in April.

October (Special Selection of Working Individuals)

Course Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Programs Biology 2 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Agro-Bioresources Science and Technology 4 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Environmental Sciences 2 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Mountain Studies 1 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.

February (Special Selection of Working Individuals)

Course Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Programs Biology 2 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Agro-Bioresources Science and Technology 4 Additional Recruitment
The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Environmental Sciences 4 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Mountain Studies 2 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
    (Note)

  • For more information on the Cooperative Graduate School System, click here.
  • Students are enrolled in April.
  • Applicants for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students may apply for the Special Selection of Working Individuals.

2. Eligibility for Admission

General Admission (For April entry)

Applicants will be deemed eligible if they meet one of the following requirements:

  • Individuals who have graduated or who will graduate from a Japanese four-year university by March 2021
  • Individuals who have earned or will earn a bachelor’s degree in Japan by March 2021
  • Individuals who have graduated or expected to graduate from a university outside Japan that implements 16 or more years of a school curriculum up to university graduation, and earned a bachelor’s degree by March 2021
  • Individuals who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Those who need the Eligibility Screening before applying:

  • Individuals who are deemed to be equivalent to have earned a master’s degree or a specialized degree, besides those who have turned 22 years old and will be 22 years old by March 2021.
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)

General Admission (For October Entry)

Applicants will be deemed eligible if they meet one of the following requirements:

  • Individuals who have graduated or who will graduate from four-year university by April to September 2021.
  • Individuals who have earned or will earn a bachelor’s degree by April to September 2021.
  • Individuals who have graduated or expected to graduate from a university outside of Japan that implements 16 or more years of a school curriculum up to university graduation, and earned a bachelor’s degree by April to September 2021.
  • Individuals who have been designated by the Minister of Education, culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Those who need the Eligibility Screening before applying:

  • Individuals who are deemed to be equivalent to have earned a master’s degree or a specialized degree, besides those who have turned 22 years old and will be 22 years old by September 2021.
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)

Special Selection of Working Individuals

Applicants will be deemed eligible if they meet one of the following requirements and have or expect to have at least one year of full-time or part-time working experience by March 2021. (This includes employment at a company, public office, educational institution and other organizations, and homemaking.)

  • Individuals who have graduated from a Japanese four-year university
  • Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Individuals who have graduated from a university outside Japan that implements 16 or more years of a school curriculum up to university graduation, and earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Individuals who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)