Application

Application

Food & Agriculture for Human Security Program (the Graduate School of Agricultural science) will accept applications for admission.

 

 

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Qualifications for application

Any non native-English speaking applicants are requested to have taken the TOEFL or TOEIC test and have achieved overall TOEFL score of 540 or TOEIC of 700 prior to the deadline.

 

(1) Applicants for the Master’s Course are required to satisfy one of the following qualifications

  1. Those who graduated from university or will graduate prior to enrollment.
  2. Those who acquired the Bachelor Degree according to the Clause 4 of Article 104 in the School Education Law of Japan (Law 26 of 1947), or will acquire the Bachelor Degree prior to enrollment.
  3. Those who accomplished the formal education of 16 years abroad or will accomplish prior to enrollment.
  4. Those who accomplished the overseas formal education of 16 years by taking the subjects in Japan through correspondence course or will accomplish prior to enrollment.
  5. Those who accomplished the overseas formal education of 16 years in a educational institution placed in Japan which is designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan or will accomplish prior to enrollment.
  6. Those who have been conferred a degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree upon completion of a curriculum that has a course term of three years or longer at a university or other school (limited to schools whose overall educational and research activities have been evaluated by the relevant country's government or a government-approved individual, or are designated separately as having met this requirement by the Minister of Education) in a foreign country (including cases in which the student completed the curriculum by taking subjects conducted by said school via distance learning while the student resided in Japan, and cases in which the student has completed a curriculum at an educational facility that is positioned within that country's educational system as per the previous item).
  7. Those who have been designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (Notification No. 5 of the Ministry, 1953).
  8. Those who entered graduate school of other university and whose academic abilities were recognized by the eligibility screening of the GSAS Tohoku University according to the Clause 2 of the Article 102 in the School Education Law.
  9. Those who are not younger than 22 years old and whose academic ability were recognized to be equal to the graduates of university by the eligibility screening of the GSAS Tohoku University.

 

(2) Applicants for the Doctoral Course are required to satisfy one of the following qualifications:

 

  1. Those who acquired the Master Degree or the Professional Degree, or will acquire them prior to enrollment.
  2. Those who acquired Degree equal to the Master Degree or the Professional Degree abroad, or will acquire them prior to enrollment.
  3. Those who acquired the Master Degree or the Professional Degree abroad by taking the subjects in Japan through correspondence course or will acquire them by above-mentioned means prior to enrollment.
  4. Those who were awarded Master Degree by an overseas formal education institution placed in Japan which is designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, or will be awarded prior to enrollment.
  5. Those who have been designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan as follows:
    i) Those who have been engaged in research activities at university or research institute more than 2 years after graduation, and were recognized his/her academic ability to be equal to those who obtained Master’s Degree or the Professional Degree by the eligibility screening of the GSAS Tohoku University.
    ii) Those who have been engaged in research activities at university or research institute more than 2 years after accomplishing the formal education of 16 years abroad, and were recognized his/her academic ability to be equal to those who obtained Master Degree or the Professional Degree by the eligibility screening of the GSAS Tohoku University.
  6. Those who are not younger than 24 years old and were recognized his/her academic ability to be equal to those who obtained Master Degree or the Professional Degree by the eligibility screening of the GSAS Tohoku University.