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Kobe University

神戸大学 (こうべだいがく) 

Graduate School of Health Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Health Sciences
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Science)
Health Sciences
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Academic Calendar

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.
List of Courses and Schedule
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
Available
Link
The educational philosophy of this research course is "to develop a comprehensive understanding of health sciences in physical, mental, and social dimensions on the basis of practical learning through education and research on mental and physical health, thus contributing to human happiness and social welfare improvement." The English course in this research course is established so that foreign and Japanese students can acquire their degree by taking the courses in English. This research course is based on the principles of the Kobe University Graduate School of Health Education Research Course.

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Academic Affairs Office Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe University
81-78-796-4504
kyoumu@ams.kobe-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Overview
Link
Application Form
Link
School Brochures
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

MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Midwife
  • Qualification for midwife national examination Qualification for public health nurse national examination

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
301
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
69
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
8
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
55 (1)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
22
Number of Spring International Admissions
1
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
4
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
23 (1)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
67
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    301:67

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
19
11
1
5
36
53
Female
7
8
2
14
31
46
International Faculty

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2019

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
6
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
44

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
15
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
Career Support
Available
Link
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Myodani Campus
7-10-2,Tomogaoka,Suma-ku,Kobe,654-0142,JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
Facilities and Services
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • 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

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Graduate School of Health Sciences Kobe University Special Entrance Examination For Foreign Students (Master's Course)
Link
Graduate School of Health Sciences Kobe University Special Entrance Examination For Foreign Students (Doctoral Course)
Link
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
Jul. / Oct.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Tuition and Fees

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

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

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Other Charges
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
59,986 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Available
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)
Available
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available
Details