AdmissionsGraduate

Graduate School of Medicine (Doctoral Program)

General Entrance Examination for Spring Semester (First Term)

Enrollment Period

April, 2018

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

June 2 (Fri) to June 13 (Tue), 2017 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

July 16 (Sun), 2017

Date of the Result Announcements

July 27 (Thu), 2017

Period of Admission Procedures

November 8 (Wed) to November 16 (Thu), 2017 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act:

  1. Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate by March, 2018 from a university of curriculum of medicine, dentistry, or 6-years course of veterinary medicine or pharmaceutical sciences.
  2. Those who have received or are expected to receive a Master's degree by March, 2018 after completing the master's course of a graduate school.
  3. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person described in the preceding items based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received or are expected to receive a Master's degree by March, 2018 based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 18 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 18 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school in a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 18 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or who are expected to receive a degree by March 2018 from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over five years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1955 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 39).
    7. Those who will be 24 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1994) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before application if they fall under Eligibility 3.(2), (3), (4) or (7).

Application Documents

  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript from the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Recommendation
  6. Certificate of graduation / completion or certificate of expected graduation / completion of the final school associated with the eligibility
  7. Copy of Master's Degree Academic Paper and summary [Only those who have completed or expect to complete a master's program].
    • Copy of an alternate report in cases where Master's Degree Academic Paper is not available.
  8. Certificate of Advanced Clinical Training (Expected) Completion

Subjects of Examination

Foreign language

English (Dictionaries are allowed)

Interview

A specialized examination related to a desired field of study included in the interview

General Entrance Examination for Spring Semester (Second Term)

Enrollment Period

April, 2018

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

January 6 (Sat) to January 16 (Tue), 2018 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

February 17 (Sat), 2018

Date of the Result Announcements

March 1 (Thu), 2018

Period of Admission Procedures

March 1 (Thu) to March 8 (Thu), 2018 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act:

  1. Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate by March, 2018 from a university of curriculum of medicine, dentistry, or 6-years course of veterinary medicine or pharmaceutical sciences.
  2. Those who hold a Master's degree and are expected to hold a Master's degree by March, 2018 after completing the master's course of a graduate school.
  3. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person described in the preceding items based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received or are expected to receive a Master's degree by March, 2018 based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 18 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 18 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school of a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed or are expected to complete by March, 2018, a program in an educational facility in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 18 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or who are expected to receive a degree by March 2018 from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over five years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1955 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 39).
    7. Those who will be 24 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1994) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before application if they fall under Eligibility 3.(2), (3), (4) or (7).

Application Documents

  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript from the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Recommendation
  6. Certificate of graduation / completion or certificate of expected graduation / completion of the final academic associated with eligibility
  7. Copy of Master's Degree Academic Paper and summary [Only those who have completed or expect to complete a master's program].
    • Copy of an alternate report in cases where Master's Degree Academic Paper is not available.
  8. Certificate of Advanced Clinical Training (Expected) Completion

Subjects of Examination

Foreign language

English (Dictionaries are allowed)

Interview

A specialized examination related to a desired field of study included in the interview