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Okayama University

岡山大学 (okayamadaigaku) 

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
International Society
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Cultural Sciences/Arts/Law/Economics/Philosophy)
Japanese and Asian Culture
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Cultural Sciences/Arts/Philosophy)
Human Socio-Culture
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Cultural Sciences/Arts/Philosophy)
Legal and Political Theory
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Law/Public Policy/Philosophy)
Economic Theory and Policy
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Economics/Public Policy/Philosophy)
Management Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Economics/Business Administration/Philosophy)
Socio-Cultural Sciences Departments
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Cultural Sciences/Philosophy in Social Sciences/Philosophy in Letters/Philosophy in Law/Philosophy in Economics/Philosophy in Business Administration)
Academic Calendar

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

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Available


Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Administrative staff in Instruction and Student Section
81-86-251-7357
ggg7372@adm.okayama-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Features
  • Evening Course Available
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class

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
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
6 mos / 1 yr
Short-term Study Abroad Programs from Japan
6 mos / 1 yr
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
6 mos / 1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs
Students may Apply
MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
225
Students

Students

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

Number of Spring Admissions
78
Number of Spring International Admissions
35
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
25
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
51 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
5
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
3
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
11 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Faculty

As of May 1, 2020

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
120
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    225:120

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
49
31
9
89
74
Female
13
17
1
31
25
International Faculty
4
3
2
9
7

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
9
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
31

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
6
Main Pathways for International Students
日立ソリューションズ/日本無線/立友ソフト東日本/大阪フード/アロマジョイン/チコーエアテック/国際エキスプレス/新興工業/元気森林/出身国大学教員
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
9
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Tsushima Campus
1-1-1 Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8530 Japan, Okayama Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
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
  • Muslim-friendly food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (not certified Halal)
  • 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
社会文化科学研究科博士後期課程O-NECUSプログラム修了者外国人留学生特別入試
社会文化科学研究科博士前期課程外国人留学生特別入試
社会文化科学研究科博士後期課程外国人留学生特別入試
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
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1)
  • Requires English language proficiency (Any other English Proficiency level Equipment to Entrance Qualification (not specified))
Remarks
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Travel to Japan not required before admission procedure
Application Timing
Jan. / Jul.

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

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
Other Charges
First Year   5,000 yen
Link

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

Special Payment Arrangements

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