Professional Degree Program

Applications for April 2018 Enrollment

Professional Degree Program

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):

 

1. Student Capacity

Graduate School Major No. of students accepted
Accountancy Professional Accountancy 30 students

2. Examination Schedule

  July November January February
Examination Types Regular exam / Exam for working people / Exam for recommended students Regular exam / Exam for working people / Exam for recommended students / Exam for special early admission students Regular exam / Exam for working people / Exam for recommended students / Exam for special early admission students Regular exam / Exam for working people / Exam for recommended students
Application Period June 20 -June 27, 2017 Oct. 24 - Oct. 31, 2017 Jan. 9 - Jan. 16, 2018 Feb. 6 - Feb. 13, 2018
Examination Date Sunday, July 9, 2017 Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018
Examination Place KGU*1 KGU*1& Fukuoka*2 KGU*1& Fukuoka*2 KGU*1
Announcement of Results Friday,July 14, 2017 Friday,Nov. 17, 2017 Friday,Feb. 2, 2018 Friday,March 2, 2018
Admission Procedure Deadline Friday,July 28, 2017 Friday,Dec. 1, 2017 Friday,Feb. 16, 2018 Friday,March 9, 2018

*1: Kumamoto Gakuen University (2-5-1 Oe, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 862-8680 Japan)
*2: Hotel Fukuoka Garden Palace (Tenjin 4-8-15, Fukuoka Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0001 Japan)

3. Selection Methods, Eligibility & Entrance Examination Fees

(1) Regular Examinationpage top

Selection Methods

July exam Screening of the application documents
Specialized subject examination bookkeeping
Interview  oral examination, including questions on accounting
Nov., Jan., and Feb. exam Screening of the application documents
Specialized subject examination select one out of bookkeeping, accounting, and tax accounting
Interview  oral examination, including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who have graduated or are expected to graduate in March, 2018 from a university or have an equivalent qualification are eligible for this examination.
If applicants meet specific conditions such as passing a subject in a certified tax accountant examination, they shall be exempted from the requirement to take the specialized subject examination.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥32,000

(2) Examination for working peoplepage top

Selection Methods

Screening of the application documents
Short essay checking applicants' fundamental background knowledge on accounting, economics, and management
Interview oral examination,including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who have worked more than 2 years as of April 1, 2018, and have graduated or are expected to graduate from a university are eligible for this examination.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥32,000

(3) Examination for recommended studentspage top

Selection Methods

Screening of the application documents
Short essay checking applicants' fundamental background knowledge on accounting, economics, and management
Interview oral examination, including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who are expected to graduate from a university or to complete a master's degree program in the KGU Graduate School of Commerce in March, 2018 are eligible for this examination. The applicants must submit a recommendation letter written by one of the professors at the university the applicants are graduating from.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥16,000  For those who are expected to graduate from Kumamoto Gakuen University (KGU) or from KGU Graduate School of Commerce
¥32,000 For those who are expected to graduate from other than Kumamoto Gakuen University

(4) Examination for recommended students (graduates of KGU's Specialist Accounting Course)page top

Selection Methods

Screening of the application documents
Interview oral examination, including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who are expected to graduate from Kumamoto Gakuen University's Specialist Accounting Course in March, 2018 are eligible for this examination. The applicants must submit a recommendation letter written by one of the professors at Kumamoto Gakuen University.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥16,000

(5) Examination for recommended person from working placepage top

Selection Methods

Screening of the application documents including the review on research project
Interview oral examination, including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who have worked more than 3 years as of April 1, 2018 at either a company, public office, NPO, accounting office or tax accounting office are eligible for this examination. The applicants must submit a recommendation letter written by a chief of the personnel section of the place the applicant is working for. Applicants also need to have graduated from a university or have an equivalent qualification or must be recognized by our graduate school to possess academic ability that is equal to or exceeds that of a university graduate.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥32,000

(6) Examination for special early admission studentspage top

Selection Methods

Screening of the application documents
Specialized subject examination select one out of bookkeeping, accounting, and tax accounting
Interview oral examination, including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who are in the 3rd year at Kumamoto Gakuen University and are expected to earn 80% or more of the credits required for graduation with excellent grades by the end of the 3rd year are eligible for this examination.

If applicants meet specific conditions such as passing a subject in the certified tax accounting examination, they shall be exempted from the requirement to take the specialized subject examination.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥32,000

(7) Examination for specially early admission students (graduates of KGU's Specialist Accounting Course)page top

Selection Methods

Screening of the application documents
Interview oral examination, including questions on accounting

Eligibility

Persons who are in the 3rd year at Kumamoto Gakuen University's Specialist Accounting Course and are expected to earn 80% or more of the credits required for graduation with excellent grades by the end of the 3rd year are eligible for this examination. The applicants must submit a recommendation letter written by one of the professors at Kumamoto Gakuen University.

Entrance Examination Fee

¥16,000

 

Contact

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