Master’s Programs (Human Sciences) | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences

Master’s Programs (Human Sciences)

Education (Subprogram in International Education)
Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation)
  • October Selection Process (General Selection Process/ Special Selection Process for Working Individuals/ Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers)
Education (Subprogram in Education Sciences)
  • October Selection Process (General Selection Process)
Psychology
  • August Selection Process (General Selection Process)
  • January to February Selection Process (General Selection Process)
Disability Sciences
  • October Selection Process (General Selection Process/ Special Selection Process for Working Individuals/ Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers)
  • January to February Selection Process (General Selection Process/ Special Selection Process for Working Individuals/ Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers)

The following are combined application guidelines for all the programs above.

[Important] Special Measures for Graduate School Entrance Examinations
Due to the Impact of the COVID-19 Infection, etc.

The University of Tsukuba Graduate School Entrance Examination for the academic year 2023 is announced as “Entrance Examination on the University Campus” in principle. Some programs may shift to online entrance examinations. In addition, we plan to set up supplementary examinations (online, etc.) for applicants who are unable to come to the University due to the effects of the COVID-19 infection, etc.

※Conditions for coming to the examination center and the setting of supplementary examinations will be announced on this website approximately one month prior to the examination date, based on the status of the spread of the COVID-19 infection, etc. Please be sure to check the announcement column on the Application Guidelines website.

※The latest information on the entrance examinations is published on the Information page of the Graduate Admissions site, so it can be checked at any time.

Information page of the Graduate Admissions site URL https://eng.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp/


Information environment and other requirements for taking the online entrance examination

The following preparations and arrangements are required on the examinations are to be held online.

  1. Have a bright quiet private room environment
  2. Have a network environment capable of sending and receiving video
  3. Have a personal computer with a camera and microphone
    (using a speaker for voice output. The use of earphones or headphones, etc., that are fitted to the body are prohibited)
  4. Have a smartphone (with a camera) * Item 4 on the left is for emergency use in case of occurrence of network problems

Note that if you have questions regarding the examination environment or if you would like to do a communication test as preparation in advance for the possibility of online examinations, contact the inquiry desk of your program.

Application Process Overview Chart

Check your qualifications!

 
*Those who wish to apply for the “Special Selection Process for Working Individuals” must have at least 2 year of full-time or part-time work experience by entrance.
 
(A) No Eligibility Screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Individuals who have graduated from, or who are expecting to graduate from, a Japanese four-year university
  • 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, or individuals who are expecting to graduate from such a university and earn a bachelor’s degree
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an email.)
 
(B) Eligibility Screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Individuals who have graduated from a junior college or an upper secondary school as latest academic background
  • Individuals who have graduated from a vocational school or a similar school as latest academic background
  • Individuals who have graduated from a university of a foreign country that implements less than 16 years of a school curriculum
  • Others
    (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an email.)
 
   
   
Assessment of Eligibility for Application

Individuals who are expected to undergo the Eligibility Screening should contact Academic Service Office for the Human Sciences Area in advance.
E-mail us to obtain necessary documents and submit these documents for the assessment. These documents need to be received by airmail no later than the deadlines mentioned below.
If you are deemed eligible for admission, you will be given a passcode required for the “Educational Background” page of the Web Entry system.
(* Individuals who have previously applied for the Eligibility Screening and been deemed eligible should also apply for the screening again.)

    【Due Dates】

  • August Selection Process: June 29, 2022
  • October Selection Process: August 31, 2022
  • January to February Selection Process: November 25, 2022
 
Applicants Who Need Assistance

For the disabled who needs assistance, submit the “designated application form, doctor’s certificate, copy of the disability certificate” to the Division of Admission, Department of Educational Promotion.

    【Due Dates】

  • August Selection Process: June 29, 2022
  • October Selection Process: August 31, 2022
  • January to February Selection Process: November 25, 2022
Web Entry

You can apply to the University of Tsukuba online through our Web Entry system. Read the guidelines carefully before applying.

    【Application Period】

  • August Selection Process: July 1, 2022 (from noon JST) – July 21, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • October Selection Process: September 2, 2022 (from noon JST) – September 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: December 1, 2022 (from noon JST) – December 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
Sign Up

First, you will need your own account to login. Once create an account, you may save the data you entered and log back in later to continue.

Activation

When you sign up, an activation URL will be sent to your registered e-mail address. Click the URL to activate your account.

Login

For the first time after you activate your account, you will be automatically logged in. Just click the “Login” button to begin. Thereafter, when you visit our Login page, you will need to enter your e-mail address and password to begin.

My Page

On “My Page,” you need to click the “Application Form” button for the appropriate program.
On this page, you can edit your login information or reset your password.

Application Form

There are four sections in the Application Form:

  1. Applicant’s Information / Program of Your Choice
  2. Supervisor of Your Choice
  3. Eligibility
  4. Educational Background

Each section will be saved when you click the “Proceed” button on each confirmation page. After saving, you can continue from where you left off when you login again. Use one-byte alphabets and numbers to input all the information.

Payment

You must pay the examination fee before submitting your application. The university accepts:

  1. Online credit card payments for both domestic and overseas applicants
  2. Convenience store payments for domestic applicants only

Credit Card Payment: Follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry system and pay your fees by credit card. After the payment, you will be notified of a receipt number. Enter the number into the “Receipt Number” box and click the “Submit” button to proceed.
Convenience Store Payment: Follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry system and pay your fees at a convenience store in Japan. When you apply for ‘Convenience Store Payment’ online, you will receive the Examination Fee Statement with an 11-digit or a 13-digit code. After the payment, enter the code and payment date into the boxes on the Web Entry system and click the “Submit” button to proceed.

Submission

After the payment is confirmed, you can submit your application by clicking the “Submit to Apply” button. Once you click on the button, the information you have entered will be sent to the university, and you will not be able to go back to make edits. Be sure to double-check before proceeding.
After you submit your application, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the registered e-mail address. Be sure to check it.
(*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.)

Create PDF

After you submit your application, follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry and be sure to download the PDF documents. You can download them from the Web Entry system only while the system is open.

    【Application Period】

  • August Selection Process: July 1, 2022 (from noon JST) – July 21, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • October Selection Process: September 2, 2022 (from noon JST) – September 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: December 1, 2022 (from noon JST) – December 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)

Web Entry

Submission of Documents

Original copies of the documents listed in 3. Web Entry and Documents to be Submitted need to be received by airmail no later than the deadlines mentioned below.
Your application will not be reviewed unless all required documents are received by airmail no later than the deadlines mentioned below.

    【Due Dates】

  • August Selection Process: July 21, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • October Selection Process: September 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: December 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
Information and Instructions for Examinees

We will post the “Information and Instructions for Examinees” on our website. Check the documents before the examination.

    【Estimated Release Dates】

  • August Selection Process: August 5, 2022
  • October Selection Process: September 26, 2022
  • January to February Selection Process: January 10, 2023
Examination Dates
    【August Selection Process】

  • Master’s Program in Psychology: August 25 and 26, 2022
    【October Selection Process】

  • Master’s Program in Education (Subprogram in International Education): October 17, 2022
  • Master’s Program in Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation): October 18 and 19, 2022
  • Master’s Program in Education (Subprogram in Education Sciences): October 13 and 14, 2022
  • Master’s Program in Disability Sciences: October 13 and 14, 2022
    【January to February Selection Process】

  • Master’s Program in Psychology: January 30 and 31, 2023
  • Master’s Program in Disability Sciences: January 26, 2023

Please note that examination dates vary depending on the master’s program.

Announcement of Admission Results
  • August Selection Process: September 16 2022
  • October Selection Process: November 1, 2022
  • January to February Selection Process: February 15, 2023
Documents for Enrollment

An enrollment packet (which contain documents to be submitted before entrance) will be sent to successful applicants.
As soon as the shipping date is determined, it will be announced on the application website (https://eng.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp/).

Procedure for Enrollment
  • Deadline for submission is the beginning of March 2023.
Entrance
  • April 1, 2023

1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 Japan

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1. Number of Students to be Admitted and 2. Eligibility for Admission | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

1. Number of Students to be Admitted

August Selection Process

Course Master’s Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Program Psychology 14 students The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System.
  1. Students enroll in April.
  2. The Subprogram in General Psychology and Subprogram in Clinical Psychology are in the Master’s Program in Psychology. The Subprogram in Clinical Psychology is an authorized Class 1 Designated Graduate School by the Foundation of the Japanese Certification Board for Clinical Psychologists. Furthermore, the Subprogram in Clinical Psychology has prepared a curriculum system for eligibility for admission to an examination for accredited psychologists since AY 2018.
  3. For more information on the Cooperative Graduate School System, click here.

October Selection Process

Course Master’s Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
Master’s Programs Education (Subprogram in International Education) 10 students The number includes students who apply for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals and Special Selection for English speakers and Overseas Japanese Nationals.
Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation) 80 students The number includes students who apply for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals and 5 students for the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers.
Education (Subprogram in Education Sciences) 12 students
Disability Sciences 25 students The number includes students who apply for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals and Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers.
  1. Students enroll in April.
  2. The School Education Area, Japanese Language Education Area, Social Science Education Area, Mathematics Education Area, and Science Education Area are in the Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation. Furthermore, the 4 fields of the School Leadership Development Field, English Language Education Field, Arts Education Field, and Health and Physical Education Field are in the School Education Area.
  3. Inservice Teachers who wish to apply for the Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation may take the examination for the one year course if the eligibility of admission is met in addition to the two year course. However, for the Health and Physical Education Field, School Education Area, there is no student recruitment for the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers.
  4. Students applying to the Master’s Program in Disability Science should look at the URL below.
    https://www2.human.tsukuba.ac.jp/ids/disability-mp/en/for-applicants
  5. January to February Selection Process

    Course Master’s Program Number of Students to be Admitted Remarks
    Master’s Programs Psychology 2 students The number includes students who apply for the Cooperative Graduate School System.
    Disability Sciences 3 students The number includes students who apply for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals and Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers.

    1. Students enroll in April.
    2. The Subprogram in General Psychology and Subprogram in Clinical Psychology are in the Master’s Program in Psychology. The Subprogram in Clinical Psychology is an authorized Class 1 Designated Graduate School by the Foundation of the Japanese Certification Board for Clinical Psychologists. Furthermore, the Subprogram in Clinical Psychology has prepared a curriculum system for eligibility for admission to an examination for accredited psychologists since AY 2018.
    3. For more information on the Cooperative Graduate School System, click here.
    4. Students applying to the Master’s Program in Disability Science should look at the URL below.
      https://www2.human.tsukuba.ac.jp/ids/disability-mp/en/for-applicants
    5. 2. Eligibility for Admission

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

      Applicants in the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals of the Master’s Program in Education (Subprogram in International Education and Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation) and the Master’s Program in Disability Sciences

      If applying for the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals, it is necessary that the applicant comes under one of the following requirements (provided however, that except those who are expected) and has or is expected to have social experience (including work in business, civil service, educational institution, etc. and experience in engaging in household labor, etc.) for 2 years or more irrespective of being full-time and part-time until March 2023.

      • Individuals who have graduated from a four-year university
      • Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree
      • Individuals who have completed 16 years of a school curriculum overseas
      • Individuals who are designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
      • Individuals who are 22 years of age or who shall be 22 years of age until March 2023, and whose qualification is recognized as equivalent to a bachelor’s degree as the result of the Eligibility Screening conducted in a graduate school of our university
      • Others

      (If you have any questions about your eligibility, send us an e-mail.)

      Applicants in the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers of the Master’s Program in Disability Sciences

      This program is for the purpose of responding to societal demand for the re-education of inservice teachers and acquisition of specialized certificate. In principle, the training term is 1 year.
      For the eligibility for admission, the applicant who comes under one of the above requirements and satisfies all of the following (a) to (d)

      • (a) Individuals who are working as a teacher of a school prescribed in Article 1 of the School Education Act since the time of the filing of the application.
      • (b) Individuals who have or expected to have working experience※ for a total of 3 years or more by the end of March 2023
      • (c) Individuals who already have sufficient educational practice of preparing a master’s thesis in the course of 1 year or actual achievements for research articles, etc.
      • (d) Individuals who substantially consulted in advance with the academic advisor of one’s choice for the research plan, etc.
      ※ Length of Working Experience
      • Calculated as the time to the end of March 2023; provided however, that if the individual resigns before that, it shall be by the scheduled date of resignation.
      • If the number of months of experience is shorter than 1 month, it shall be calculated by rounding up to 1 month.
      • The period of administrative leave shall not be calculated in the length of working experience.
      • Others

      (For details, click here. For the eligibility for admission other than listed above and eligibility screening, check here.)

1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 Japan

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3. Web Entry and Documents to be Submitted | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

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.

Information You Need for Web Entry

Information Required for Remarks
1. Applicant’s Information / Program of Your Choice 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.
Furthermore, retouched photos are unacceptable.
2. Supervisor of Your Choice All applicants
Provided however, that for the Master’s Program in Education, only applicants for the Subprogram in Education Sciences
Follow the instructions on the Web Entry system.
3. Eligibility All applicants Follow the instructions on the Web Entry system.
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 documents must be submitted by registered mail. These documents need to be received no later than the deadlines.)

Documents Who must submit Instructions
1. (Expected) Graduation Certificate* All applicants Submit a graduation certificate (or an attested document certifying that you will graduate) issued by a university or another educational institution that meets the application requirements for the Master’s Programs of this Graduate School.

Note: Even if you have already earned a master’s or a doctoral degree, you need to submit a graduation certificate issued by the university from which you have earned a bachelor’s degree.

2. Degree Certificate* Those who graduated from a university or another educational institution outside Japan If you graduated from a university or another educational institution outside Japan, submit a graduation certificate for your bachelor’s degree. All documents must be in English or in Japanese.

Note: Even if you have already earned a master’s or doctoral degree, you need to submit a degree certificate issued by a university from which you have earned a bachelor’s degree.

Upload the JPEG file of your degree certificate to the Web Entry system.

3. Academic Transcript* All applicants Submit an academic transcript (the official transcript of your programs history) issued by a university or another educational institution that meets the application requirements for the Master’s Programs of this Graduate School. If any credits were transferred from another school, submit an academic transcript from that school.
If you have completed or will complete a graduate school, submit an academic transcript (the official transcript of programs record) issued by the graduate school, too. (All documents must be in English or in Japanese.)
4. Research Plan Education Download the following form, fill in the required items, and submit. (The form cannot be submitted when changed.)

Psychology For the content and plan to research after admission, the research plan should state your name, research subject, academic advisor of your choice Within two A4 sized papers in portrait orientation and written horizontally, one-side printing, within 2,000 characters Can be in English (Up to two A4 sized papers). Exclude charts and cited literature in the number of characters.
Disability Sciences Download the form below, fill it within a A4 sized papers, and submit it to us. (The form cannot be submitted when changed.)

5. Track Records on International Education Education (Subprogram in International Education)

Download the form below, fill it in, and submit it to us.

6.Certificate of Employment Applicants in the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers Certificate of Employment that satisfies the eligibility for admission (Certifies a total of 3 years or more of experience working) Submit a Certificate of Employment (any format, A4 sized paper) from your immediate manager (official who head the board of education, etc.). When the working experience includes a part-time position, also submit the Certificate of Employment for the period. (Specify the job appointment period for the full-time position and number of working hours for the part-time position.)
7.Employment History All applicants with an employment history Download the form below, fill it in, and submit it to us. (The form cannot be submitted when changed.)

8.Research and Practice Track Record Applicants in the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals Download the form below, fill it in, and submit it to us. (The form cannot be submitted when changed.)

① Fill in the required items and submit.
② If there are other printed literature and production that show your activities, attach less than 5 major items. For productions, explain by using pictures, etc, instead of the actual production.
Furthermore, submitted publications, etc. will be returned following the completion the examination.

9.Education and Research Track Record Applicants in the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers Download the form below, fill it in, and submit it to us. (The form cannot be submitted when changed.)

① Fill in the required items. This record is necessary to check the eligibility for admission so fill in and submit.
② If there are other printed literature and production that show your activities, attach less than 5 major items. For productions, explain by using pictures, etc, instead of the actual production. Furthermore, submitted publications, etc. will be returned following the completion the examination.

10.Education Practice Track Record
11.Certificate of Research History Relevant Foreign Applicants Download the form below, fill it in, and submit it to us. (The form cannot be submitted when changed.)

Among the foreign applicants, those who complete university education in a country where the course of school education up to the completion of university education is less than 16 years, who engage in research for a considerable period of time (approximately one year or more) as a non-degree research student, researcher, etc. in a university, inter-university research institute, or research institute equivalent thereto in Japan or overseas following the completion of university education, and who has attained 22 years of age or expected to become should receive certification from the head of the institute, etc. on the designated form; provided however, that international students who become non-degree research students of graduate schools of this university may substitute the Certificate of Enrollment provided by this university (for scholarship application) for the Certificate of Research History.
Apply by the automated certificate issuing machine on-campus and submit.

12. 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 airmail.
13. 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 airmail.
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.
14. Letter of Approval for Entrance Exam (Form of Your Selection) If applicable
  1. Individuals who currently attend a university or graduate school (except those who are expected to graduate by March 2023) need to submit a letter of approval allowing them to take the entrance examination, issued by the head of their university or graduate school (or the head of their department). Any format is acceptable.
  2. Individuals who currently work for a government agency, school, or company (except for part-time workers) need to submit a letter of approval allowing them to take the entrance examination, issued by their superior. Any format is acceptable.〔Individuals who are planning to resign and enter the university may replace the letter of approval for entrance examination with a letter clearly stating to that effect, provided however, that in this case, a “letter of resignation” at admission procedures should be submitted.〕
15. Certificate of Government-Sponsored (Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship) Foreign Student If applicable The certificate must be submitted by airmail.
If you are enrolled in another university at the time of application, submit the certificate of the government-sponsored (Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship) foreign student issued by the university.

*In case your current name is different from that on the documents you submit (e.g., because of marriage), submit with the proof (e.g., copy of your marriage license).

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 airmail.

    【Due dates】

  • August Selection Process: July 1, 2022 – July 21, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • October Selection Process: September 2, 2022 – September 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: December 1, 2022 – December 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
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 airmail.

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.


4. Examination Fees | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

4. Examination Fees

30,000 Japanese Yen (nonrefundable)

* Examination fees are exempted for the Government-Sponsored (Japanese Government Monbukagakusho scholarship) foreign students.

* University of Tsukuba have the special measures of examination fee exemption for the victims of disasters in Japan. For more details, please confirm this website.
This applies only to the victims of disasters in Japan.

    Payment period:

  • August Selection Process: July 1, 2022 – July 21, 2022
  • October Selection Process: September 2, 2022 – September 16, 2022
  • January to February Selection Process: December 1, 2022 – December 16, 2022

Credit Card Payment (for all applicants):

Visa, MasterCard, JCB, and American Express are accepted.
You can make a payment by using your credit card at the last stage of the Web Entry system or at this website.

After the payment, you will be provided with a receipt number; enter the number into the box on the Web Entry system.
Print out the application completed page after the payment and submit it together with other required documents to us by mail.
For details, see the payment instructions.
Administration fees need to be covered by the applicant.

Convenience Store Payment (for domestic applicants only):

Payments can be made at LAWSON, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart, Circle K Sunkus, or MINISTOP.
To pay your fee at a convenience store, follow the instructions given at the last stage of the Web Entry system or at this website (available in Japanese only).

After the payment, enter the name of the convenience store that you used, the date of payment, and the number given by the store into the box on the Web Entry system.

  1. 7-Eleven: 13 digits
  2. LAWSON, FamilyMart, MINISTOP, Circle K Sunkus: 11 digits

Detach the Receipt Portion (Certificate of Payment) from the Examination Fee Statement given to you at the convenience store and affix it to the “Form for Submission of the Certificate of Payment of Application Fee”. You can create the form in PDF format and print it out from the Web Entry system. Submit it together with other required documents to us by mail.
For details, see the payment instructions.
Administration fees need to be covered by the applicant.


5. Application Procedure | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

5. Application Procedure

  1. Visit the Web Entry System to apply. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make edits. Be sure to double-check before proceeding.
      【Application Period】

    • August Selection Process: July 1, 2022 (from noon JST) – July 21, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
    • October Selection Process: September 2, 2022 (from noon JST) – September 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
    • January to February Selection Process: December 1, 2022 (from noon JST) – December 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  2. The documents have to be submitted by mail (not in person), and these must be received by the deadline. When you submit your application online, the system will ask you to create an Address Sheet in PDF format. Print out the sheet and submit it along with the other required documents to us.
    If your documents are not received by the due date, you will not be able to take the exam.

      【Due dates】

    • August Selection Process: July 21, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
    • October Selection Process: September 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
    • January to February Selection Process: December 16, 2022 (by 3 p.m. JST)
  3. After you complete the application procedure on the Web Entry System, you are not allowed to change the program of your choice.
  4. Unless requested, all documents submitted will not be returned to you.
    Examination fees which have been paid are non-refundable.
  5. Should you have any question about the curriculum or the research field, contact the department that runs your desired program.


6. Screening Criteria | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

6. Screening Criteria

We will determine the students to be admitted by evaluating the submitted documents and their academic skills as a whole:

Examination Schedule and the Subjects

Refer to the schedule below.

Education
Subprogram in International Education Master’s

October Selection Process (General Selection Process)
October Selection Process Monday, October 17
Subject
(Point allocation)
Foreign Language
(100 points)
Specialized Subject
(200 points)
Oral Examination
(200 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-11:00 11:30-12:30 13:30-
Education
(Subprogram in International Education)
English

Dictionaries are not permitted.

Questions related to “International Education”
(See Note 1)
Individual interview mainly about the specialized field.
(See Note 2, 3 & 4)
  1. For the specialized subject, it is possible to answer in English.
  2. A part of the oral examination will be conducted in English.
  3. The meeting time of the oral examination will be announced on the day of the examination. If an applicant is late for the meeting time, he or she may not be able to take the examination.
  4. 200 points allocation for the oral examination includes evaluation of the research plan (100 points) and evaluation of track records on international education (50 points).
October Selection Process (Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)
October Selection Process Monday, October 17
Subject
(Point allocation)
Foreign Language
(100 points)
Essay
(100 points)
Oral Examination
(200 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-11:00 11:30-12:30 13:30-
Education
(Subprogram in International Education)
English

Dictionaries are not permitted.

The topic will be mainly related to “International Education”.
(See Note 1)
Individual interview mainly about the research plan, reasons for the application, knowledge related to specialization and education in general.
(See Note 2, 3 & 4)
  1. For the essay, it is possible to answer in English.
  2. A part of the oral examination will be conducted in English.
  3. The meeting time of the oral examination will be announced on the day of the examination. If an applicant is late for the meeting time, he or she may not be able to take the examination.
  4. 200 points allocation for the oral examination includes evaluation of the research plan (100 points).
  5. Based on the application documents, evaluation of documentation will be conducted (100 points).

Education
Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation Master’s

October Selection Process (General Selection Process)
October Selection Process Tuesday, October 18 Wednesday, October 19
Subject
(Point allocation)
Common Foundation Subjects
(100 points)
Major Subjects
(200 points)
Oral Examination
(100 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-11:30 13:00-15:00 10:00-
Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation) Issues related to “principle of education” and “educational psychology” Essay preparation
Issues related to each area and specialization in each field (Including a test based on documents written in English)
(Note) Refer to 1.
The examination on the research plan, knowledge related to specialization, etc. will be chiefly administered individually.
(Note) Refer to 2.

  1. Dictionaries cannot be used.
  2. The meeting time of the oral examination will be specified on October 18 in advance. If the applicant is late for the meeting time, he or she may not be able to go in for the examination.
October Selection Process (Special Selection Process for Working Individuals)
October Selection Process Tuesday, October 18
Subject (Point allocation) Essay (100 points) Oral Examination (200 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-12:00 13:30-
Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation) Write an essay about issues centered on the “area of expertise”. The examination on the research plan, knowledge related to specialization, etc. will be chiefly administered individually.
October Selection Process (Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers)
(Refer to Note 1)
October Selection Process Tuesday, October 18
Subject (Point allocation) Essay (100 points) Oral Examination (200 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-12:00 13:30-
Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation) Write an essay about issues centered on the “area of expertise”. The examination on the research plan, knowledge related to specialization, etc. will be chiefly administered individually.
  1. You should establish preliminary contact with a faculty member of your choice.

Education
Subprogram in Education Sciences Master’s

October Selection Process (General Selection Process)
October Selection Process Thursday, October 13 Friday, October 14
Subject
(Point allocation)
Foreign Language
(200 points)
Major Subjects
(200 points)
Oral Examination
(200 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-12:00 13:30-15:30 10:00-
Education (Subprogram in Education Sciences) English

Provided however, that for international students, the English and Japanese examinations will be carried out simultaneously. (For both the English and Japanese examinations, dictionaries cannot be used.)

Essay related to education sciences It will be given based on the research plan submitted with your application.
The examination will be administered individually.
(Refer to Note 1.)
  1. The oral examination will be held in Japanese and each 5-minute presentation will be concluded with a question and answer session.
  2. You should establish preliminary contact with a faculty member of your choice before the submission of the application documents.
  3. 3. For the contact information for inquiries on this program,
    the address of the Subprogram in Education Sciences : kiso.nyushi#@#human.tsukuba.ac.jp (Delete “#” before the e-mail is sent.)

Psychology Master’s

August / January to February Selection Process
August Selection Process Thursday, August 25 Friday, August 26
January to February Selection Process Monday, January 30 Tuesday, January 31
Subject (Point allocation) Foreign Language
(200 points)
Major Subjects
(200 points)
Announcement of Admission Results of the First Stage Examination Oral Examination (200 points)
Master’s Program Time 10:00-12:00 13:00-15:00 21:00
Psychology English (Reading comprehension and expressiveness in English will be checked. Dictionaries cannot be used.) Psychology
(Grounding in psychology: elementary knowledge of psychology in general will be checked.)
It will be given in the admission website of our university. It will be given based on the research plan submitted with your application.
The examination will be administered individually.

  1. For the application, you should establish preliminary contact with a faculty member of your choice.
    For more information on the Cooperative Graduate School System, click here.
  2. The specialized subject has common problems of the Subprogram in General Psychology and Subprogram in Clinical Psychology and problems with the subprogram of your choice.
  3. The first stage examination (foreign language and specialized subject) will be held and the second stage examination (oral examination) will be held for those who passed the first. For those who passed the first stage examination, the examinee number will be announced at 21:00 on the same day at the admission website of our university https://entry.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp).
    Attendance will be confirmed at 9:50 on the day of the second stage examination so gather at the waiting room for the oral examination at that time. If your attendance is not confirmed, you cannot take the second stage examination (oral examination). The oral examination will be given on each subprogram.
  4. There is no looking at a copy of your research plan while taking the oral examination.
  5. The admission decision for both the first stage examination and second stage examination will be based on each subprogram.
  6. For details on this master’s program, refer to the following website. http://www.human.tsukuba.ac.jp/psychology/program-en/

Disability Sciences Master’s

October Selection Process (General Selection Process)
October Selection Process Thursday, October 13 Friday, October 14
Subject Specialized Subject
(200 points)
Foreign Language
(200 points)
Oral Examination
(400 points)
Program Time 10:00-11:30 13:00-14:30 9:00-17:00
Disability Sciences Examination on issues related to disability sciences English
Examination on disability sciences and basic issues related to relevant areas English and Japanese examinations for international students
(For the English examination, an English-Japanese dictionary and for the Japanese examination, a Japanese-mother language dictionary can be used; provided however, that electronic devices with dictionary function, etc. cannot be used.)
Based on the research plan submitted at the time of application, applicants will be individually administered on their research theme and aspirations, the logic that led to the conception of the research plan, and the state of their preparation.
January to February Selection Process (General Selection Process)
January to February Selection Process Thursday, January 26
Subject Specialized Subject
(200 points)
Foreign Language
(200 points)
Oral Examination
(400 points)
Program Time 10:00-11:30 13:00-14:30 15:30-17:30
Disability Sciences Examination on issues related to disability sciences English
Examination on disability sciences and basic issues related to relevant areas English and Japanese examinations for international students
(For the English examination, an English-Japanese dictionary and for the Japanese examination, a Japanese-mother language dictionary can be used; provided however, that electronic devices with dictionary function, etc. cannot be used.)
Based on the research plan submitted at the time of application, applicants will be individually administered on their research theme and aspirations, the logic that led to the conception of the research plan, and the state of their preparation.
  1. For the application, you should establish preliminary contact with a faculty member of your choice.
  2. For the specialized subject, it is possible to answer in English.
  3. The oral examination will be held in Japanese.
  4. For the contact information for inquiries on this program :
    dsdc#@#human.tsukuba.ac.jp (Delete “#” before the e-mail is sent.)
    ※Send the e-mail titled as “Inquiry on the Examination (applicant name)”.
October / January to February Selection Process
(Applicants in the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals / Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers)
October Selection Process Thursday, October 13
January to February Selection Process Thursday, January 26
Subject Specialized Subject
(200 points)
Oral Examination
(200 points)
Program Time 10:00-11:30 13:00-17:00
Disability Sciences Examination on issues related to disability sciences The examination on the research plan, knowledge related to specialization, etc. will be administered individually. (Notes)
  1. A 100-point evaluation of the research plan is included in the 200-point allocation of the oral examination.
  2. For the application, you should establish preliminary contact with a faculty member of your choice.
  3. For the specialized subject, it is possible to answer in English.
  4. The oral examination will be held in Japanese.
  5. For the contact information for inquiries on this program :
    dsdc#@#human.tsukuba.ac.jp(Delete “#” before the e-mail is sent.)
    ※Send the e-mail titled as “Inquiry on the Examination (applicant name)”.


7. Testing Location, Announcement of Acceptance, and Enrollment Procedure | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

7. Testing Location, Announcement of Acceptance, and Enrollment Procedure

Testing Location

University of Tsukuba (1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken)
Refer to “10. Information and Instructions for Examinees” for details.

Announcement of Acceptance

  • August Selection Process: September 16, 2022 (from 10 a.m. JST) – September 22, 2022 (by 10 a.m. JST)
  • October Selection Process: November 1, 2022 (from 10 a.m. JST) – November 7, 2022 (by 10 a.m. JST)
  • January to February Selection Process: February 15, 2023 (from 10 a.m. JST) – February 21, 2023 (by 10 a.m. JST)

The examinee numbers of the successful applicants will be posted on the website.
An acceptance letter will be sent to successful applicants on the same day by registered mail.

Enrollment Procedure

An enrollment packet (which contain documents to be submitted before entrance) will be sent to successful applicants.
As soon as the shipping date is determined, it will be announced on the application website (https://eng.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp/).

Note: The successful applicants need to notify us in advance if they are moving house permanently before the date above or travelling when the documents are expected to be delivered.

  • Estimated Expenses Upon Entrance
    1. (a)Entrance fees are 282,000 Japanese Yen (nonrefundable).
    2. (b)Tuition: The tuition for the first semester of the 2022 academic year (April-September) is 267,900 Japanese Yen. The tuition for the second semester (October-March) is 267,900 Japanese Yen. (Yearly Amount: 535,800 Japanese Yen)
        (Note)

      1. (1)If fees are revised before entrance or while enrolled in this Graduate School, the revised tuition fees will be applied.
      2. (2)The Government-Sponsored (Japanese Government Monbukagakusho scholarship) foreign students, as well as students enrolling in a Secondary Major (Master’s Program) of a Dual Degree Program are exempted from paying the entrance fees.
  • All applicants with a full-time job need a document or a letter (e.g., an order for a training course, a letter for a leave of absence, or an approval letter) from the employer to prove that they are available to complete the program.
  • International applicants must acquire a Status of Residence suitable for entrance to a graduate school, in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (Cabinet Order No. 319 of 1951), before beginning the enrollment procedures. Those who wish to enter this Graduate School as an international student must acquire Status of Residence as a “Student.”

  • 8. Previous Examinations | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

    8. Previous Examinations

    Program Browsing Photocopy Postal Delivery Contact Direct Phone Number
    Education (Subprogram in International Education)
    (Note 1)
    × × × Office of the Subprogram in International Education (Education Program Office) +81 29.8534604
    Education (Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation)
    (Note 1)
    × × × Office of the Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation (Education Program Office) +81 29.8534604
    Education (Subprogram in Education Sciences)
    (Note 1)
    × × × General Affairs Office for Human Sciences
    Graduate School Academic Affairs Office for Master’s Programs in Education
    +81 29.8536619
    Psychology
    (Note 2)
    × × × General Affairs Office for Human Sciences
    Graduate School Academic Affairs Office for Master’s Programs in Phycology
    +81 29.8534597
    Disability Sciences
    (Note 3)
    × × General Affairs Office for Human Sciences
    Graduate School Academic Affairs Office for Master’s Programs in Disability Sciences
    +81 29.8534595
      Notes1:

    1. The previous entrance examination questions of the Master’s Program in Education are posted on the website of the Master’s Program in Education (excluding those not eligible for disclosure under the Copyright Act).
      https://www.education.tsukuba.ac.jp/edu-mp/adinfo_edump/
    2. For previous entrance examination questions of the Subprogram in International Education and Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation, the previous questions of the former Master’s Program in Education can be browsed and downloaded.
    3. For previous entrance examination questions of the Subprogram in Education Sciences, the previous questions of the former Master’s Program in Education Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences can be browsed and downloaded.
      Notes2:

    1. The previous entrance examination questions and format of previous entrance examination questions of the Master’s Program in Psychology are posted on the website of the Master’s Program in Psychology, Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences (excluding those not eligible for disclosure under the Copyright Act).
      https://www.human.tsukuba.ac.jp/psychology/admissions/
      Notes3:

    1. The mailing of the previous examinations of the Master’s Program in Disability Sciences is only for the past year. Mailing outside Japan does not been accepted. Please also check Q&A of the website of the Master’s Program in Disability Sciences.
      https://www2.human.tsukuba.ac.jp/ids/disability-mp/en/for-applicants


    9. Applicants Who Need Assistance, 10. Information and Instructions for Examinees and 11. Contact Us | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

    9. Applicants Who Need Assistance

    If you need assistance due to disability, contact the Division of Admission by following dates:

      【Due Dates】

    • August Selection Process: June 29, 2022
    • October Selection Process: August 31, 2022
    • January to February Selection Process: November 25, 2022

    Click here for sending your request.

    10. Information and Instructions for Examinees

    We will post the “Information and Instructions for Examinees” on our website.

      【Estimated Release Dates】

    • August Selection Process: August 5, 2022
    • October Selection Process: September 26,2022
    • January to February Selection Process: January 10, 2023

    11. Contact Us

    If you have any questions about the application guidelines, contact us at:

    Academic Service Office for the Human Sciences Area, University of Tsukuba
    1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki-ken 305-8577 Japan
    e-mail ningen-dnyushi#@#un.tsukuba.ac.jp (Delete “#” before the e-mail is sent.)
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday except national holidays

    12. Security Export Control

    University of Tsukuba has established the University of Tsukuba Rules on Security Export Control in accordance with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, and conducts strict examinations for acceptance of international students, etc. International applicants who fall under any of the conditions set out in said regulations may be unable to enter their desired course or program.


    Special Provision on Educational Method Stipulated in Article 14 of the Standards for Establishment of Graduate Schools | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

    Special Provision on Educational Method Stipulated in Article 14 of the Standards for Establishment of Graduate Schools

    Education provided under special provision

    1. Along with the progress of science technology and the sophistication of society, there are increasing demands for re-education of working individuals at graduate schools. In response to these demands, Article 14 of the Standards for Establishment of Graduate Schools stipulates that graduate schools may, if necessary from an educational standpoint, provide education through appropriate means, which include conducting classes or research guidance in the evening and other certain hours and periods.

      This stipulation provides more working individuals with opportunities to receive graduate school education while in employment and to develop the knowledge and skills to assume leadership roles in educational research and practice. Under Article 14 of the Standards for Establishment of Graduate Schools, master’s and doctoral programs in the University of Tsukuba Graduate Schools, which has achieved in fostering skilled professionals and re-educating working individuals, has introduced a day/evening course system to enhance education and research activities.

    2. Methods of Taking Classes
      The methods of taking classes by a person to whom the above special provision is applied to pay due regard to the convenience, etc. of a student who has occupation and give attention to the maintenance of the standards of graduate schools by maximizing the use of the purpose of the Special Provision on Educational Method Stipulated in Article 14 of the Standards for Establishment of Graduate Schools are as listed below.

      ① Master’s Program in Education (Subprogram in International Education and Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation)
        【Special Selection Process for Working Individuals】

      1. 1) Among the persons who have been admitted with the Special Selection Process for Working Individuals, those who wish the application of the above Special Provision should acquire 24 credits from class subjects offered in the daytime in the 1st year and 6 credits or more from class subjects offered in the nighttime in the 2nd year.
      2. 2) A person who wishes the application of the Special Provision on Educational Method should submit a course plan to the academic advisor and Chair of the degree program at the beginning of the relevant academic year (2nd year) and obtain approval.
      3. 3) Classes to be taken standard for course completion are as listed below.
      4. Methods of Taking Classes for Course Completion Taking classes at night, etc. out of the left
        Master’s Program in Education
        (Subprogram in International Education and Subprogram in School Education for the Next Generation)
        General foundation subjects 3 credits 30 credits or more Foundation subjects for the major and major subjects 6 credits or more
        Foundation subjects for the major 18 credits
        Major subjects 9 credits
        【Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers】

      1. 1) A person who is affiliated with the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers should acquire 30 credits or more necessary for course completion from class subjects offered in the daytime, nighttime, etc. during the course of 1 year of the standard training term.
      2. 2) A person who is affiliated with the Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers should submit a course plan to the academic advisor and Chair of the degree program in advance at the beginning of the relevant academic year and obtain approval.
      ② Master’s Program in Disability Sciences
      1. 1) A person who wishes the application of the above Special Provision should acquire 30 credits or more necessary for course completion from class subjects offered in the daytime, intensive, etc. per 2 years of the standard training term.
      2. 2) A person who wishes the application of the Special Provision on Educational Method should submit a course plan to the academic advisor and head of the degree program in advance at the beginning of the relevant academic year and obtain approval.
      3. 3) Classes to be taken standard for course completion are as listed below.
      4. Methods of Taking Classes for Course Completion Intensive Courses,
        Etc. out of the Left
        Disability Sciences Acquisition of 5 credits as general foundation subjects, 7 credits of elective compulsory subjects out of major subjects, and 18 credits or more from among the others and acquisition of a total of 30 credits or more including general foundation subjects and recommended common foundation subjects for graduate school
        Passing of the examination of the master’s thesis and final examinations
        Major Subjects 3 credits or more


    Register Extending System | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

    Register Extending System

    Eligible Applicants

    Working students or those who need to take care of family members, such as children or the elderly.

    Overview

    Register Extending System allows students to complete a master’s or a doctoral program in a period longer than usual.
    Master’s programs: The period can be extended from standard 2 years to 3 or 4 years.
    Doctoral programs: The period can be extended from standard 3 years to 4 or 5 years.

    Application Period

    Details of the register extending system will be published in website of the Graduate School of Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba (http://www.chs.tsukuba.ac.jp/) at the middle of January 2023. If you are interested in the register extending system, apply until the designated date after confirming the details published in the website.


    Details of the Eligibility for Admission (Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers) | University of Tsukuba Graduate Admissions 2023

    Details of the Eligibility for Admission (Special Selection Process of the One Year Course for Inservice Teachers)

    This program is for the purpose of responding to societal demand for the re-education of inservice teachers and acquisition of specialized certificate. In principle, the training term is 1 year.
    For the eligibility for admission, individuals who come under one of the requirements from (1) to (8) and satisfy all of the following (a) to (d)

    1. Eligibility Screening is not required for the following individuals
      1. (1)Individuals who have graduated from a university prescribed by Article 83 of the School Education Act
      2. (2)Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree pursuant to the provision of Paragraph 4, Article 104 of the School Education Act
      3. (3)Individuals who have completed 16 years of school curriculum overseas
      4. (4)Individuals who have completed 16 years of school curriculum overseas by taking class subjects which are conducted by a foreign school by correspondence education in Japan
      5. (5)Individuals who have completed a relevant course of study which is conducted by a foreign educational facility positioned as a facility that has curricula of a university (those completing the course are limited to those who have completed 16 years of school curriculum overseas) under said foreign country’s school education system and designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan
      6. (6)Individuals who have completed a specialized course of study (limited to 4 years or more of training term and satisfies the standard prescribed by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) at a vocational school designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after a date prescribed by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology pursuant to the provisions of Item 5, Paragraph 1, Article 155 of the Order for Enforcement of the School Education Act
      7. (7)Individuals designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Public Notice No. 5 of the Ministry of Education of 1953: those who graduated from a university under the former University Order or polytechnic university under acts for the establishment, orders for organization of each government organization, and relevant individual acts of independent administrative agencies)
    2. Eligibility Screening is required for the following individuals:※
      1. (8)Individuals who are deemed to have an equal or greater academic ability than a person who graduated from university and who are 22 years of age as of March 2023 as the result of the individual Eligibility Screening conducted by a graduate school of the university (Refer to Note 1 and Note 2)
      1. (a)Individuals who are working as school teachers as prescribed in Article 1 of the School Education Act since the time of the filing of the application
      2. (b) Individuals who have working experience for a total of 3 years or more* by the end of March 2023
      3. (c)Individuals who already have sufficient educational practice of preparing a master’s thesis in the course of 1 year or actual achievements for research articles, etc.
      4. (d) Individuals who substantially consulted in advance with the academic advisor of one’s choice for the research plan, etc.
        * Length of Working Experience
        Calculated as the time to the end of March 2023; provided however, that if the individual resigns before that, it shall be by the scheduled date of resignation.
        If the number of months of experience is shorter than 1 month, it shall be calculated by rounding up to 1 month.
        The period of administrative leave shall not be calculated in the length of working experience.
    ※ Eligibility Screening is a screening whether or not the individual has equal or greater academic ability than a person who graduated from university by the graduate school of the university before application. Individuals who intend to apply on eligibility of admission (8) come under this.
    Read the following Note 1 and Note 2 carefully and apply in the manner of Note 1.

    Note 1: For individuals who intend to apply on eligibility of admission (8), an eligibility screening will be made so apply to the Division of Admission, Department of Educational Promotion in advance. After acquiring and filling in the following designated forms and documents, submit them to the Division of Admission, Department of Educational Promotion.

      【Deadline】

    • August Selection Process: June 29, 2022
    • October Selection Process: August 31, 2022
    • January to February Selection Process: November 25, 2022

    Furthermore, the receipt of the application documents will be kept on hold until the completion of the eligibility screening.

    1. Individuals who intend to apply on eligibility of admission (8)
      1. a. Written statement by the applicant (designated form)
      2. b. Ordinary application documents (Provided however, that the examination fee should not be paid pending the outcome of the eligibility screening.)
      3. c. Other documents as deemed necessary by the graduate school
    2. Out of the individuals who intend to apply in eligibility for admission ⑧, in principle, foreign applicants who completed university education in a country where the school curriculum up to the completion of university education is less than 16 years and who come under the following (a) and who are deemed to have an equal or greater academic ability than a person who graduated from university in (1) in the graduate school of the university
      1. (a) Individuals who engaged in research for a considerable period of time (approximately 1 year or more) as a non-degree research student, researcher, etc. in a university, inter-university research institute, or research institute equivalent thereto in Japan or overseas following the completion of university education and who are expected to engage in research until March 2023
      2. a. Ordinary application documents (Provided however, that the examination fee should not be paid pending the outcome of the eligibility screening.)

    Note 2: Individuals who come under eligibility for admission (8) are those who graduated from a two-year college, college of technology, specialized training college, or miscellaneous category school and those who completed a course (including those who are expected to complete a course) in a foreign university in Japan, foreigner school, and other educational facilities and deemed to have an equal or greater academic ability than a person who graduated from university in the graduate school of the university as the result of the individual screening of individual abilities

    If there are questions on the eligibility for admission, refer to the Division of Educational Promotion, Department of Educational Promotion.