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Spring/Fall Enrollment:March examination [Master’s Program] Application Qualifications (applicants must meet one of the following criteria)

1) Individuals who have graduated from a university or expect to graduate from a university by the end of March 2017.
2) Individuals who have been awarded or expect to be awarded an undergraduate degree by the end of March 2017, pursuant to the stipulations of the School Education Act, Article 104, Clause 4.
3) Individuals who have completed or expect to complete 16 years of school education in a foreign country by the end of March 2017.
4) Individuals who have completed or expect to complete 16 years of school education by taking correspondence courses offered by a foreign school in Japan, by the end of March 2017.
5) Individuals who have completed a program recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) at an educational institution in Japan that is affiliated with the education system of a foreign country, and that has a university program in that foreign country (only if those who complete the program are treated as having completed 16 years of school education in that foreign country), or who expect to complete such a program by the end of March 2017.
6) Individuals who have completed a specialized program at a specialized training college (only those with a standard term of four years or longer, and that meet other standards established by MEXT) recognized by MEXT on or after the date determined by MEXT, or who expect to complete such a program by the end of March 2017.
7) Individuals recognized by MEXT.
8) Individuals who have been enrolled in a university for three or more years as of the end of March 2017, and who have been deemed by this Graduate School to have earned a prescribed number of credits and excellent grades.
9) Individuals who were enrolled in another graduate school pursuant to the stipulations of the School Education Act, Article 102, Clause 2, and who have been deemed to have academic ability suitable for receiving a graduate school education at this Graduate School.
10) Individuals who are recognized by this Graduate School as possessing academic skills equivalent to or greater than those of a university graduate based on an individual application qualification review, and who will be 22 years of age or older by the end of March 2017.

Note: Individuals applying based on criteria 8–10 will be required to undergo a preliminary qualification review, and should contact the Admissions Office for more information before applying. (See Form for information on the preliminary qualification review.)

Spring/Fall Enrollment:March examination [Doctoral Program] Application Qualifications (applicants must meet one of the following criteria)

1) Individuals who hold a master’s degree or professional degree, or who expect to receive such a degree by the end of March 2017.
2) Individuals who have been awarded a degree equivalent to a master’s degree or professional degree in a foreign country, or who expect to be awarded such a degree by the end of March 2017.
3) Individuals who have taken correspondence courses in Japan offered by a school in a foreign country and have been awarded a degree equivalent to a master’s degree or professional degree, or who expect to be awarded such a degree by the end of March 2017.
4) Individuals who have completed a program recognized by MEXT at an educational institution that is affiliated with the education system of a foreign country, and that has a graduate school program in that foreign country, and who have been awarded a degree equivalent to a master’s degree or professional degree, or who expect to be awarded such a degree by the end of March 2017.
5) Individuals recognized by MEXT.
6) Individuals who are recognized by this Graduate School as possessing academic skills equivalent to or greater than those of a master’s degree holder based on an individual application qualification review, and who will be 24 years of age or older by the end of March 2017.

Note: Individuals applying based on criteria 6 will be required to undergo a preliminary qualification review, and should contact the Admissions Office for more information before applying. (See Form for information on the preliminary qualification review.)

Application submission period [Fall Enrollment:May examination]
Must be submitted between April 3 (Mon.) and 10 (Mon.), 2017
Submission location Tsudanuma Campus, Admissions Office
Application Materials 1) Application Qualification Review Request Form: University-prescribed form (Form)
2) Certificate of graduation and a transcript from the last school attended (issued within the past three months, as a rule)
3)
[Master’s program]
Documentation verifying that the applicant has academic ability equivalent to that of a university graduate (documentation verifying the applicant’s work history, training history, research history, or other practical experience, and performance)

[Doctoral program]
Documentation verifying that the applicant has academic ability equivalent to that of a master’s degree holder (documentation verifying the applicant’s performance, including job description, outline of performance and experience, works created, presentations and essays, and patents).
Note: Documents submitted in any language other than Japanese or English should be accompanied by a translated version verified by a public institution (e.g., an embassy or consulate) or a Japanese-language school, and have the institution’s official signature or seal on it.
Review Method Document review
Review Fee Free
Review Results Results for the March admission exam will be sent to the applicant on April 20 (Thu.), 2017

Application Qualification Review Request Form

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