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Additions to the Eligibility Criteria of Applicants in the 2017 Application Guidelines for the GSFS

June 10, 2016

Dear Applicant,

Additions to the Eligibility Criteria of Applicants in the
“2017 Application Guidelines for the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (Master’s Course)”

 

In accordance with the Ministry Ordinance Revising the Enforcement Regulations for the School Education Law (Ministry Ordinance 19, in effect from April, 2016), the following eligibility requirement was added to the “2017 Application Guidelines for the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (Master’s Course)”.

 

2. Applicant Eligibility
(1) Ordinary Examination
⑪ Those who have received, or will receive by March 31, 2017 (Note 4), a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a university or school outside of Japan (Note 5), which requires at least 3 years for completion (Note 6).

(2) Special Selection for Applicants with Overseas Education
④ Those who have received, or will receive by March 31, 2017 (Note 4), a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a university or school outside of Japan (Note 5), which requires at least 3 years for completion (Note 6).

 

(Note 5) Institutions that have been evaluated by the government or by persons who have the approval of relevant organizations or designated separately to be an equivalent by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

(Note 6) Includes completion of correspondence courses in the specific subject from a school in said country while resident in Japan or have completed a program at an educational institution in Japan that is part of the school education system of the specific country and that is separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

 

Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
The University of Tokyo