University of Tsukuba
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University of Tsukuba

筑波大学 

Graduate School of Business Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Masterʼs Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Humanities /International Public Policy /International and Advanced Japanese Studies)
Masterʼs Programs in Business Sciences
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Business Administration/Law)
Doctoral Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Humanities /International Public Policy /International and Advanced Japanese Studies)
Doctral Programs in Business Sciences
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Business Administration/Law)
Law School Program
Professional Degree Program
3
Juris Doctor
(Juris Doctor)
MBA Program in International Business
Professional Degree Program
2
Professional Degree
(International Business Administration)
Academic Calendar

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

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

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

Professional Degree Program

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Professional Degree Program
Available
Link
The MBA-IB Program was launched as a professional school located in Tokyo to develop global managers equipped for careers in international business. All classes are taught in English and approximately half of the faculty is made up by international professors. The student body is also diverse.

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
社会人大学院等支援室
03-3492-6816
business-kyomu1@un.tsukuba.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Features
  • 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
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications

Students

As of May 1, 2021

total
590
Students

Students

Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
157 433

Number of International Students by Nationality

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

Number of Spring Admissions
167
Number of Spring International Admissions
39
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
36
Number of Graduating Students in 2021 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2021
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2021

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
45
Number of Spring International Admissions
11
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
23
Number of Graduating Students in 2021 (International Students)
2 ()
Completion Rate in 2021
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2021

Professional Degree Program

Number of Spring Admissions
74
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
9
Number of Graduating Students in 2021 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2021
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2021

Professional Degree Program

Faculty

As of May 1, 2021

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
217
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    590:217

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
80
54
3
18
0
155
71
Female
20
34
0
12
0
66
30
International Faculty
5
13
0
6
0
24
11

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2021

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
2

Professional Degree Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
0
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)
Career Support
Available
Link
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
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

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 01st 10 2021

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Special Program in Japanese and Eurasian Studies (SPJES)
Link
Special Program in International Relations- JDS
Link
African Business Education Initiative for Youth (ABE)
Link
Program in Economic and Public Policy (PEPP)
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.
  • Sign-language interpreter, helper available
  • Exemption from listening portion or permission to control audio on listening portion
  • 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
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

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

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

  • General

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General

Professional Degree Program

  • General

Tuition and Fees

As at 01st 10 2020

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

Professional Degree Program

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 804,000 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 804,000 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 804,000 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
44,410 yen

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 01st 10 2020

Late Payment Plan
Installment Payment Plan
Tuition Waivers

Scholarships/Loans