Niigata University
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Niigata University

新潟大学  (niigatadaigaku) 

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Master's Program of Biomedical Sciences
Master's Program
2
Masters
(Master of Biomedical Science)
Master's Program of Oral Health and Welfare Science
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master of Oral Health and Welfare Science)
Doctoral Program of Oral Health and Welfare Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Doctor of Philosophy (Oral Health and Welfare Science))
Doctoral Program of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science))
Doctoral Program of Biological Functions and Medical Control
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science))
Doctoral Program of Community Disease Control
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science))
Doctoral Program of Oral Life Science
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Doctor of Philosophy (Dental Science))
Academic Calendar

Master's Program

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
School of medicine Administrative Office Sub-section of Student Affairs, Section of Dentistry, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
81-25-227-2017 81-25-227-2798
medgakum@med.niigata-u.ac.jp gakumu@dent.niigata-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Overview
Link
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class
Available
Link
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for the University)

Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) / Length of Program
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs
Students may Apply
MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • 認定遺伝カウンセラー

Students

As of May 1, 2022

total
495
Students

Students

Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
60 435

Master's Program

Number of Spring Admissions
11
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
19 ()
Completion Rate in 2022
92.9 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
1
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
5 ()
Completion Rate in 2022
83.3 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
5
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
2 ()
Completion Rate in 2022
100 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
63
Number of Spring International Admissions
6
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
5
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
92 ()
Completion Rate in 2022
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

Faculty

As of May 1, 2022

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
347
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    495:347

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
77
75
47
80
279
80
Female
3
10
11
44
68
19
International Faculty
1
7
8
2

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2022

Master's Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
7
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
10

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
4

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
2

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
81
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
Career Support
Available
Link
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Asahimachi Campus
757 Ichibancho, Asahimachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Niigata, 951-8510, Niigata Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship (Qibla not indicated / no washing place available)

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 01st 10 2022

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
Transfer within the Institution
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
Remarks
Application Timing
Jan. / Jul. / Nov.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

Master's Program

  • General

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

Tuition and Fees

As at 01st 10 2022

Master's Program

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Fourth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 01st 10 2022

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
Link

Scholarships/Loans

Grants (All Students may Apply)
Available
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available
Details