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Kagoshima University

鹿児島大学 (Kagoshimadaigaku) 

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Law
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master(Laws))
Economic and Social Systems
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master(Economics)(Sociology))
Humanistic-Environmental Cultural Sciences
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master(Arts))
International Cultural Sciences
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Master(Arts))
Social Sciences
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(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
Degree Programs Offered in English
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Student Affairs Section for Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
81-99-285-7646
ssmcdc@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp
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

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

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
79
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

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

Number of Spring Admissions
23
Number of Spring International Admissions
6
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
11
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
19 ()
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
3
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
3 ()
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
1
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    79:1

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
0
0
0
0
0
Female
0
0
0
1
0
1
100
International Faculty
0
0
0
1
0
1
100

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2019

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
1
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
10

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
2
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)
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
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
  • others
Remarks
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan. / Aug.

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
  • 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

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
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