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Kagoshima University

鹿児島大学 (Kagoshimadaigaku) 

Graduate School of Science and Engineering

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Department of Science
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master(Science)、Master(Philosophy))
Department of Engineering
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master(Engineering)、Master(Philosophy))
Interdisciplinary Dept. of Science and Engineering
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Doctor(Engineering)、Doctor(Science)、Doctor(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
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)
Research Administration,Graduate School of Science and Engineering,Kagoshima University
81-99-285-3057
sedaigakuin@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Overview
Link
Application Form
Link
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
  • Teacher's License
  • 2nd-class Kenchikushi

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
618
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

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

Number of Spring Admissions
297
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
280 (2)
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
8
Number of Spring International Admissions
1
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
21 (2)
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
169
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    618:169

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
59
65
1
32
157
92
Female
2
2
1
7
12
7
International Faculty
1
3
2
6
3

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
5
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
265

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
21
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
1
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)
  • Internships/training in Japan (Convert not to credit)
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Korimoto Campus
1-21-24 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890-8580, Kagoshima Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
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
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship (Qibla indicated / washing place available)

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
International Students Special Admissions
Link
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
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1)
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N2)
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEIC)
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEFL)
Remarks
Application Timing
Jan. / Apr. / Jun. / 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
  • 他分野入学志願者特別選抜、英語コース特別選抜

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
Other Charges
First Year   0 yen
Second Year   0 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   0 yen
Second Year   0 yen
Third Year   0 yen
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)
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Details