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2021 Guidelines for Applicants Taking the Selection Examination for Fall Semester Enrollment in the Master's Degree Program or First Part of the Doctoral Degree Program

1. Quota

Graduate School of Letters

Japanese Literature Studies 5 students

Graduate School of Education

Education Studies 8 students

2. Number Enrolled

Each course of study A select number of students

3. Application Criteria

Selection of International Students

Those students having foreign citizenship who have sufficient Japanese language proficiency to attend a course in the graduate school and those meeting any of the following conditions:

  1. (1) Those who have completed 16 years of formal education abroad, or those who are expected to do so by the end of September 2021.
  2. (2) Those who have graduated from a Japanese university as a foreign student, or those who are expected to do so by the end of September 2021.
  3. (3) Others who are deemed to have qualifications equivalent to (1) or (2).
  4. (4) Those who have passed the level N1 (previous known as "level 1") of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test conducted by the Japan Foundation or the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services, or those who scored 230 points or higher (Japanese) and 30 points or higher (written questions) on the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students conducted by the Japan Student Services Organization.
  5. (5) Those who can acquire after enrollment a "student visa" as stipulated by the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.
  6. (6) Those capable of paying academic fees from enrollment to graduation.
  7. (7) Those having guarantors that reside in Japan.

4. Application Period

August 17 (Tuesday) to August 27 (Friday), 2021

5. Examination Date

September 1 (Wednesday), 2021

6. Selection Method and Examination Period

  1. Selection is made based on a scholastic aptitude test, an oral examination, and academic performance at the applicant's previous school.
  2. Depending on the examination performance, students may not be able to enroll even if the number of students does not meet the quota.
Course of Study (Examination Section) Examination Subjects Examination Times
Japanese Literature
(International Students and Returnees)
Education
(International Students)
Specialized subject 10:00 - 12:00
Foreign languages, etc. 13:00 - 14:00
Oral examination 14:30 -

7. Examination Subjects and Durations

<Japanese Literature Studies> Selection of International Students

Examination Subjects Contents Duration
Specialized Subject
(Essay)
1,000 to 1,200 characters (in Japanese)
This essay-type examination is conducted in order to measure the fundamental scholastic ability for each course of study.
(One topic is selected from several choices)
10:00 - 12:00
Foreign Languages
(Japanese)
This examination is conducted in order to measure textual reading proficiency.
[Specified dictionaries may be brought (electronic dictionaries are not allowed).]
13:00 - 14:00
Oral Examination Questions are mainly asked regarding the field of study for each examinee. (Japanese) 14:30 -

<Education Studies> Selection of International Students

Examination Subjects Contents Duration
Specialized Subject
(Essay)
1,000 to 1,200 characters (in Japanese)
This essay-type examination is conducted in order to measure the scholastic ability for each course of study.
(One topic is selected from several choices)
10:00 - 12:00
Foreign Languages
(Japanese)
This examination is conducted in order to measure fundamental reading proficiency.
[Specified dictionaries may be brought (electronic dictionaries are not allowed).]
13:00 - 14:00
Oral Examination Questions are mainly asked regarding the field of study for each examinee. 14:30 -

8. Examination Site

Kogakkan University

9. Announcement of Examination Results

September 2 (Thursday), 2021

10. Enrollment Period

September 3 (Friday) to October 1 (Friday), 2021 (forms must be recieved no later than this date)


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