University of Tsukuba
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University of Tsukuba

筑波大学 

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
College of Medicine
6
Bachelors
(Medicine (Doctor of Medicine))
College of Nursing
4
Bachelors
(Science in Nursing)
College of Medical Sciences
4
Bachelors
(Medical Sciences/International Medical Sciences)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Sep.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English

Available
Link
In this program, transferees enter the university as 3rd-year students and study for 2 years towards a Bachelor’s degree in medical sciences. The program is highly research oriented and emphasizes hands-on teaching in laboratories.

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)


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

Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • Medical Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Medical Technologist

Students

As of May 1, 2021

total
1,298
Students

Students

Number of International Undergraduate Students Local Students
14 1,284
Number of Spring Admissions
214
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
2
Number of Graduating Students in 2021 (International Students)
253 (2)
Completion Rate in 2021
96.4 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2021

Faculty

As of May 1, 2021

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
472
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    1298:472

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
113
76
117
53
0
359
76
Female
10
19
40
35
0
104
22
International Faculty
0
2
0
7
0
9
1

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2021

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
28
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
221
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)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert not to credit)
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Tsukuba Campus
305-8577 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Ibaraki 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

Third-party Quality Assurance

Program Accreditation
  • (Bachelor)

    WFME Global Standards for Quality Improvement - Japan Accreditation Council for Medical Education (2015)

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
The International Undergraduate–Education Program for Medical Scientists
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)
  • Requires English language proficiency (IELTS)
  • Requires English language proficiency (Any other English Proficiency level Equipment to Entrance Qualification (not specified))
Remarks
  • Online application available
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Travel to Japan not required before admission procedure
Application Timing
Nov.

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

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
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
47,750 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