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Applications for April 2018 Enrollment

Master's Degree Programs, International Students

Application Materials

Persons who would like to receive copies of Kumamoto Gakuen University's current Graduate Prospectus (Japanese), Graduate Admission Handbook (Japanese) and Application Form (Japanese), can send a request from the following page: https://www.kumagaku.ac.jp/daigakuin/shiryo/index

 

The following link may be used to download a pdf version of our Graduate Admission Handbook (Japanese): http://www.kumagaku.ac.jp/daigakuin/jimu/youkou/2018/2018yonken.pdf

 

Student Capacity

Graduate School Field of Study No. of students accepted
Commerce Commerce several students
Economics Economics several students
Area-based Cultural Studies Area-based Cultural Studies several students
Social Welfare Social Welfare several students
Social Welfare and Environment several students

 

Schedule

  Autumn Examination Spring Examination
Application Period Aug. 21 - Aug. 25, 2017 Jan. 15 - Jan.19, 2018
 (Applications must be received by the final date.)
Examination Date Sunday, September 24, 2017 Saturday, February 10, 2018
Examination Place Kumamoto Gakuen University
Announcement of Results Friday, September 29, 2017 Friday, February 16, 2018
Deadline for Enrollment Procedures Friday, October 13, 2017 Friday, March 2, 2018

Eligibility

Applicants who hold foreign nationality and fall under any of the following conditions are eligible.
(1) Applicants who have completed or are expected to complete 16 years of education abroad by March 2018.*
(2) Applicants who have completed or are expected to complete a curriculum, by March 2018, which is equivalent to 16 years of school education in Japan, 10 years of which were completed in school outside of Japan including 4 years of university education.
(3) Applicants who are recognized, on the basis of an individual eligibility examination conducted by the graduate school to which the candidate intends to apply, to possess academic ability that is equal to or exceeds that of a university graduate and who will turn 22 by March 31, 2018.

*In the case of a Chinese university, the applicants must have graduated or be expected to graduate from a "regular department"(本科).

 

Selection Method

  1. Specialized subject examination
  2. Interview
  3. Foreign language test (Graduate School of Area-based Cultural Studies only)*

*Those who intend to choose Japanese Culture as their field of study need to take a test on Japanese.

*Those who intend to choose East Asian Culture as their field of study need to take a test on either Chinese or Korean according to their specialized course.
*Those who intend to choose Western Culture as their field of study need to take a test on either English or Spanish according to their specialized course.

 

Entrance Examination Fee

¥30,000

Contact

Office of Graduate Studies, Kumamoto Gakuen University
2-5-1 Oe, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 862-8680 JAPAN
Tel: +81-96-371-8036, FAX: +81-96-364-5170
Email: daigakuin@kumagaku.ac.jp