Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences

Master’s Programs

1. Number of Students to be Admitted

August Selection Process (General Selection Process)

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 110 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Geosciences 35 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.
    (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.

August Selection Process (Special Selection Process for 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 2 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.
    (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.

January to February Selection Process (General Selection Process)

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 10 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Geosciences* 5 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Environmental Sciences 30 The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System and foreign students.
Mountain Studies 6 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.

January to February Selection Process (Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)

Course Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Programs Biology 3 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 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 Selection Process (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 2023
  • Individuals who have earned or will earn a bachelor’s degree in Japan by March 2023
  • 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 2023
  • 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 bachelor’s degree those who have turned 22 years old or will be 22 years old by March 2023
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)

General Selection Process (For October Entry)

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

《Master’s Program in Biology》

  • Individuals who have graduated or who will graduate from four-year university by September 2023
  • Individuals who have earned or will earn a bachelor’s degree by September 2023
  • Individuals who have graduated or expected to graduate from a university outside of Japan that implements 16 or more years of a school curriculum and to earn a bachelor’s degree by September 2023
  • Individuals who have been designated by the Minister of Education, culture, Sports, Science and Technology

《Master’s Program in Geosciences》

  • Who will graduate from four-year university by April to September 2023
  • Who will earn a bachelor’s degree by April to September 2023
  • Individuals who are expected to graduate from a university outside of Japan that implements 16 or more years of a school curriculum and to earn a bachelor’s degree by April to September 2023
  • 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 bachelor’s degree those who have turned 22 years old or will be 22 years old by April to September 2023
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)

Special Selection Process for 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 2023. (This includes employment at a company, public office, educational institution and other organizations, and homemaking.)

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

  • 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

Those who need the Eligibility Screening before applying:

  • Individuals who are deemed to be equivalent to have earned a bachelor’s degree those who have turned 22 years old and will be 22 years old by March 2023
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)