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岩手大学 | Iwate University

Graduate school of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 020-8550
Address 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka-shi, Iwate
Department to contact Admissions Office
Phone 019-621-6064
Fax 019-621-6885
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Human Sciences, Inter-cultural Studies, Studies of Social and Environmental System
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (2nd level or higher) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Available to photocopy
Available by mail
Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Applicants who have completed 16 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Applicants who are 22 years old or older and are recognized to have abilities equivalent to graduates by special admission qualification screening.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Applicants who have not fulfilled 16 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Others(There will be a reform in the Graduate school of Humanities and Social Sciences in April 2017. Please make inquiries.)
Number of international students in 2016 7
Number of privately financed students 7
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Total expenses (First year) 817,800 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
For paying Examination Fee, the transfer fee is required in addition. The amount of Tuition is subject to change. For other expenses, please make an inquiry after the admission.
Entry April, 2017
Application category General Admission (First)
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 1, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 12, 2016
Deadline of application July 14, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination August 23, 2016 - August 24, 2016
Notification of examination result September 8, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Oral examination, Practical skill
Entry April, 2017
Application category General Admission (Second)
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 2, 2016
Starting date for application submission December 6, 2016
Deadline of application December 8, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017
Notification of examination result February 10, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Oral examination, Practical skill
Entry April, 2017
Application category Admission for Adults (First)
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 1, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 12, 2016
Deadline of application July 14, 2016
Date of examination August 23, 2016 - August 24, 2016
Notification of examination result September 8, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Oral examination, Practical skill
Entry April, 2017
Application category Admission for Adults (Second)
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 2, 2016
Starting date for application submission December 6, 2016
Deadline of application December 8, 2016
Date of examination January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017
Notification of examination result February 10, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Oral examination, Practical skill
Entry October, 2016
Application category General Admission/Admission for Adults (There is not the admission at October for Clinical Psychology.
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 1, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 12, 2016
Deadline of application July 14, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination August 23, 2016 - August 24, 2016
Notification of examination result September 8, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Oral examination, Practical skill
Program Research program (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Number of international students in 2016 0
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 9,800 yen
Admission fee 84,600 yen
Tuition per year 356,400 yen
Total expenses (First year) 441,000 yen
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission October, 2016
Deadline of application October, 2016
Notification of examination result November, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission February, 2017
Deadline of application February, 2017
Notification of examination result March, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2016
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission May 11, 2016
Deadline of application May 17, 2016
Notification of examination result June, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2016
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission August 17, 2016
Deadline of application August 22, 2016
Notification of examination result September, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Program Research program (Undergraduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Completion of 2 year's university education or graduation from junior college or equivalent institution.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Number of international students in 2016 3
Number of privately financed students 3
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 9,800 yen
Admission fee 84,600 yen
Tuition per year 356,400 yen
Total expenses (First year) 441,000 yen
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission October, 2016
Deadline of application October, 2016
Notification of examination result November, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission February, 2017
Deadline of application February, 2017
Notification of examination result March, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2016
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission May 11, 2016
Deadline of application May 17, 2016
Notification of examination result June, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2016
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission August 17, 2016
Deadline of application August 22, 2016
Notification of examination result September, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Program Auditing, credit course (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (2nd level or higher) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Number of international students in 2016 0
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 9,800 yen
Admission fee 28,200 yen
Tuition per year 14,800 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
The amount of Tuition above is for 1 unit. Sum of amount is different for each person.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission February, 2017
Deadline of application February, 2017
Notification of examination result March, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2016
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission August 17, 2016
Deadline of application August 22, 2016
Notification of examination result September, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Program Auditing, credit course (Undergraduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (2nd level or higher) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Qualification to apply High School graduate or equivalent.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is not required.
Others(Applicants who have the ability in understanding the course lecture.)
Number of international students in 2016 11
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 11
Examination fee 9,800 yen
Admission fee 28,200 yen
Tuition per year 14,800 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
The amount of Tuition above is for 1 unit. Sum of amount is different for each person.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission February, 2017
Deadline of application February, 2017
Notification of examination result March, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2016
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission August 17, 2016
Deadline of application August 22, 2016
Notification of examination result September, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening

Last update: Jun. 23, 2016


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