Program

Admission Guidelines for Graduate Admission 2020

Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba and
Graduate School of Physical Education, National Institute of Fitness and Sports in KANOYA

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Joint Master’s Program in International Development and Peace through Sport

Announcement of Organizational Restructuring of Graduate Schools and Programs at the University of Tsukuba (Scheduled in AY 2020)

The University of Tsukuba plans to implement organizational restructuring of graduate schools and programs in AY 2020.
Therefore, before making an application, please carefully read the following statements relative to AY 2020 graduate school admission.

  1. For the outline of the organizational restructuring plan, please visit the website of University of Tsukuba at: https://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/education/degree-program.html
    Note: all the names of organizations and degree programs on the website remain tentative before they get chartered.
  2. The organizational restructuring plan of graduate schools and programs must pass through a chartering process overseen by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The university is expected to file this chartering application in late April, and the application will be reviewed until late August. Therefore, entrance examinations scheduled between July and November, for which application guidelines are being published before completing the review process, will be delivered by present graduate schools and programs.
  3. If the university pass through the chartering process, successful applicants including those who take entrance examinations conducted before November will be admitted to new degree programs at the timing of admission (From April, 2020). Therefore, please carefully confirm which new degree programs succeed present graduate schools and programs before making an application.
  4. The university will release detailed information regarding to which degree programs successful applicants are being admitted in AY 2020 by publishing a comparison table on the university’s website, and strive to provide easy-to-understand information. After completing the chartering process, the university will inform successful applicants of names of degree programs to which they will belong and relevant procedures.
Application Process Overview Chart
Check your qualifications!
 
No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Applicants who have graduated or expect to graduate from a four-year university
  • Applicants who have earned or expect to earn a bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants who have a Type I or Advanced certificate issued under the Teachers License Act (22 years of age or older)
  • Others

<Click here for Details on Eligibility Criteria>
<Click here for the information for applicants who need special considerations.>

 
Eligibility screening is required for the following individuals:
  • Applicants who have graduated from a junior college or high school
  • Applicants who have graduated from a vocational school or miscellaneous educational institution
  • Applicants who have graduated from a university of a foreign country which has a less than 16-year school system (except 6 of ‘A. No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals’ in Details on Eligibility Criteria)
  • Others

<Click here for Details on Eligibility Criteria>
<Click here for the information for applicants who need special considerations.>

 
 
Application Documents
Prepare them in advance.
 
Application Documents
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Payment of Examination Fee
Payment must be made before submitting an application.
 
Eligibility Screening
Submit documents by July 26, 2019.
The university conducts screening to assess whether applicants have academic ability equivalent or superior to university graduates.
   
Application Period
August 26 – August 30, 2019.
The deadline is strictly observed.
Submit documents to the university where your prospective supervisor belongs to by hand or by post.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 
Applicants Who Need Special Considerations
Request for special considerations
Applicants who need special considerations due to disability must submit a designated application form, a medical certificate, and a copy of their disability certificate by July 26, 2019.
   
Admission Ticket for Examination
Reference cards will be sent out on September 6, 2019.
   
   
General Instruction for Examinees
“General Instruction for Examinees” will be posted on the Joint Master’s Program website on September 6, 2019.
   
   
Examination Date
September 21, 2019.
   
   
Announcement of Acceptance
October 3, 2019.
   
   
Enrollment Documents
Documents will be sent out in the middle of February, 2020.
   
   
Enrollment Procedure
March, 2020.
   
   
Entrance
   

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