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Okayama University

岡山大学 (okayamadaigaku) 

Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Social Engineering and Environmental Management
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering/Environmental Science/Agriculture/Philosophy)
Biological and Human Environment
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Science/Environmental Science/Agriculture/Philosophy)
Sustainability of Resources
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering/Environmental Science/Philosophy)
Science for Bioresources
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Agriculture/Philosophy)
Science for Bio-Production
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Agriculture/Philosophy)
Environmental Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Science/Philosophy in Engineering/Philosophy in Environmental Science/Philosophy in Agriculture/Philosophy)
Agricultural and Life Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Agriculture/Philosophy)
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
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Available


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


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Administration Office, Instruction Section
81-86-251-8011
agf8576@adm.okayama-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
Application Form
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

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
392
Students

Students

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

Number of Spring Admissions
133
Number of Spring International Admissions
14
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
6
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
141 ()
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
11
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
3
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
33 ()
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
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    392:

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
8
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
116

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
29
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/On-the-job training in Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
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
博士前期課程外国人留学生海外特別入試
Link
博士前期課程外国人留学生特別入試
Link
博士後期課程外国人留学生海外特別入試
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
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEIC)
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEFL)
Remarks
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Travel to Japan not required before admission procedure
Application Timing
May. / Jun. / Jul. / Nov. / Dec.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

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

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • 進学者選考

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • 進学者選考

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   1,340 yen
Second Year   1,090 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
First Year   1,340 yen
Second Year   1,090 yen
Third Year   1,190 yen

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