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Kagoshima University

鹿児島大学 (Kagoshimadaigaku) 

Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Medicine
6
Bachelors
(Bachelor(Medicine))
Health Sciences Department of Nursing
4
Bachelors
(Bachelor(Nursing))
Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy
4
Bachelors
(Bachelor(Health Science))
Health Sciences Department of Occupational Therapy
4
Bachelors
(Bachelor(Health Science))
Academic Calendar

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

Academic Calendar: semester
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Student Affairs Section for School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences
81-99-275-5130、81-99-275-6721、81-99-275-6724
isggik@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp、isgghk@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Features
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
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Medical Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
1186
Students

Students

Number of Spring Admissions
233
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
1
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
234 (0)
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
48
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    1186:48

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
13
4
1
5
23
47
Female
8
3
1
13
25
52
International Faculty

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
12
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
218
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

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Sakuragaoka Campus
8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890-8544, Kagoshima Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Third-party Quality Assurance

Program Accreditation
  • 医学教育分野別評価 (2017)

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Entrance examination for privately funded international students
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
Transfer within the Institution
Eligible to Apply
Transfer from Another Institution
Eligible to Apply
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Mathematics
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEFL)
Remarks
  • Online Application Available
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)
  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
  • Transfer between Schools
  • International Baccalaureate Examination

Tuition and Fees

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
Fifth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Sixth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
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Admission Fee
282,000 yen
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
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
discount

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)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Details