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University of Tsukuba

筑波大学 

Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Master's Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Master's Program
2
Masters
(Science in Medical Sciences/Public Health)
Master's Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Education/Arts in Psychology/Arts in Disability Sciences/Science in Counseling/Science in Rehabilitation/Neuroscience/Science in Nursing/Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences/Arts in Sport and Olympic Studies/Sport and Wellness Promotion/Science in Art/Design/Heritage Studies/Science in Informatics/Disease Mechanism/Medical Science)
Doctoral Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Education/Philosophy in Psychology/Phylosophy in Disability Sciences/Philosophy in Counseling Psychology/Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science/Philosophy in Neuroscience/Philosophy in Nursing/Philosophy in Human Care Science/Philosophy in Public Health/Philosophy in Sports Medicine/Philosophy in Health and Sport Sciences/Philosophy in Coaching Science/Sport and Wellmess Promotion/Philosophy in Art/Philosophy in Design/Philosophy in Heritage Studies/Philosophy in Informatics/Philosophy in Human Biology/Philosophy in Disease Mechanism/Philosophy in Medical Science )
Doctoral Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Consistent five-year Program
5
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Medical Sciences/Philosophy in Human Biology)
Doctoral Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Medical Science )
Joint Master’s Program in International Development and Peace through Sport
Master's Program
2
Masters
(Arts in International Development and Peace through Sport)
International Joint Degree Master’s Program in AgroBiomedical Science in Food and Health
Master's Program
2
Masters
(Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health)
Joint Doctoral Program in Advanced Physical Education and Sports for Higher Education
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Advanced Physical Education and Sports for Higher Education)
Academic Calendar

Master's Program

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

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.

Consistent five-year Program

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

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
Master's Program
Available
Link
Link


First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Available
Link
Link
Link
Link
https://tlsi.tsukuba.ac.jp/program_e.html

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link
Link
https://tlsi.tsukuba.ac.jp/program_e.html

Consistent five-year Program
Available
Link
The Human Biology Program covers medical, biological, computational and physical sciences. Students participating in this program shall gain research and scientific knowledge that is expected to become world-class leaders, who could direct our society for the benefit of the human being.

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)


Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
Application Form
Link
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

Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
842
Students

Students

Master's Program

Number of Spring Admissions
73
Number of Spring International Admissions
20
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
3
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

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

Number of Spring Admissions
520
Number of Spring International Admissions
95
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
68
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
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
161
Number of Spring International Admissions
22
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
7
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Consistent five-year Program (a two-year first stage/master's degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
5
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
1
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
80
Number of Spring International Admissions
8
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
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
630
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    842:630

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
184
154
81
71
0
490
77
Female
31
43
23
43
0
140
22
International Faculty
6
9
0
13
0
28
4

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

Master's Program

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Consistent five-year Program (a two-year first stage/master's degree-awarding)

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Main Pathways for International Students
・Researcher / Manufacture of transportation equipment
・Researcher/ Manufacture of miscellaneous manufacturing industries
・Researcher/ Electronic parts, devices and electronic circuits
・Researcher/ Information & Communication
・Researcher / Scientific and development research institutes
・University Faculty in America
・University Faculty in Australia
・Entrepreneur in America
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)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
Link
Career Support
Available
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
  • Places for worship (Qibla not indicated / washing place available)
Campus
Bunkyo School Building, Tokyo Campus
112-0012 3-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 112-0012 , Tokyo Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
Facilities and Services
  • Computer rooms
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Third-party Quality Assurance

Program Accreditation
  • Ph.D.Program in Human Biology (Doctoral)

    Program for Leading Graduate Schools/Selected in 2011 / Evaluated as S in Composite category(Life science & health) - Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Program for Leading Graduate Schools Committee (2017)

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 01st 10 2020

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Master's/Doctoral Program in Life Science Innovation
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Time for exam extended by 1.5 times or 1.3 times
  • Permission to take exam in Braille; use of question sheets with a font that is 1.4 times larger and paper sheets that are twice as large; use of a magnifying glass; etc.
  • Intention can be expressed using an AAC device or computer
  • Sign-language interpreter, helper available
  • Consideration given to location of exam room (e.g., distance from restroom and elevator)
  • Other special measures such as use of walking sticks, hearing aids, wheelchairs, and specially made desks, etc.
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)
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
May.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

Master's Program


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

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults

Consistent five-year Program

  • General

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults

Tuition and Fees

Master's Program

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 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

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 five-year Program

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
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
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
44,410 yen

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)
Details