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Entrance Examination (August Examination)

1. Subjects

  1. English ability (200 points): assessment of the submitted TOEFL or IELTS score certificate. Applicants who have submitted a “Statement of English Proficiency” will be evaluated through interview examinations.
  2. Interview I/II (800 points): Achievement in undergraduate course, study plan and suitability for the master’s course are assessed through a 10-minute presentation and a 20-minute discussion. Applicants should prepare a presentation which outlines I) their specialized knowledge of the area of study, and II) their proposed research plan for the course.

2. Venue and schedule

Applicants should take the examination in Japan in August. More detailed instructions on the interview will be provided together with the examination voucher, which will be mailed to applicants after their application has been accepted.

3. Examination criteria

Applicants are graded according to the sum total of their score for English ability (200 points maximum) and interview (800 points maximum). Applicants whose total score is less than 500 points out of 1000 are not eligible for enrollment.