Kumamoto University
National

Kumamoto University

熊本大学  (Kumamoto Daigaku) 

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Health Life Science/Pharmaceutical Sciences/Life Science)
Clinical Pharmacy
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Health Life Science/Pharmacy)
Academic Calendar

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

Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Unavailable


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


Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)


Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Features
Link
  • Evening Course Available
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, 2022

total
140
Students

Students

Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
15 125

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

Number of Spring Admissions
34
Number of Spring International Admissions
6
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
35 ()
Completion Rate in 2022
93.1 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
16
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
14 ()
Completion Rate in 2022
90 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
6
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
100 %
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
45
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    140:45

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2022

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
15
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
19

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
12

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
5
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
Indonesia
Link
China
Link

Campus Location

Campus
Oe Campus
5-1 Oehonmachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 862-0973, Kumamoto Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • 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
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
Transfer within the Institution
Eligible to Apply
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
Remarks
Application Timing
Feb. / Jul. / Nov.

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

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

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • 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
Other Charges

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

Consistent four-year 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
Fourth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link

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 Link
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available Link
Details