Entrance Exam for Working Adults

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We conduct entrance exams for working adults with the aim of providing working adults with opportunities to acquire more advanced academic knowledge, research, and teaching skills.
Today's graduate schools are required to play a part in lifelong education and serve as a place for the education of working adults.In response to these social demands, we conduct entrance exams for working adults with the aim of providing working adults with opportunities to acquire more advanced academic knowledge, research, and teaching skills.Working adults admitted through this selection will be given classes and research guidance at night and other specific times to facilitate research at graduate school, as well as study through long-term study systems (excluding one-year courses). I can.
Graduate School Entrance Examination Guidelines
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<Master's Program> 1-year course for working adults
This course is aimed at working adults with work experience and allows you to earn a master's degree in one year while working.Classes are mainly held on weekday evenings and Saturdays, but you can also choose to take daytime classes.By making active use of online classes, students are able to study flexibly in a way that allows them to balance their work with work.
In April 1, the one-year course of the Welfare Social Studies major was newly established as the "Graduate School of Welfare Society and Management (Professional Course/One-Year Study Period) Welfare Co-Creation Management Major." Entrance exams will be held in July, November, February, and March. Please check the entrance examination guidelines for details.
home page:Major/Course Introduction
Regarding the education and training benefit systemClick here for the guidelines.から
Regarding the online implementation of the Welfare Co-creation Management Major at the Graduate School of Welfare Society and Management
The oral examination for the Department of Welfare Co-creation Management, Graduate School of Welfare Society and Management, will be conducted online using the web conferencing system Zoom.
When conducting the exam online, the requirements such as the implementation method, equipment environment necessary for taking the exam, and precautions are shown in "About online exam implementation".
Regarding online exam implementation

Applicants should read "About Online Examination" carefully and check whether they meet the requirements.
Examinations using methods other than those listed above will not be accepted.

Documents required for application

Please download and use the form from this page.
There are two formats, "PDF" and "Word", so please use whichever is easier for you.

◎:Submit by all ◇:Submit if you are a foreign national △:Submit only for eligible people  
1Application Form
2Resume (general use)PDFWord
Resume (for international students)
PDF
3・Graduation/Completion (Expected) Certificate
·transcript
4Certificate of expected acquisition of teaching license or certificate of license award *Required for English education major course (1 year)
5Graduation/Master’s Thesis Outline *No need to submit for Welfare Co-Creation Management MajorPDFWord
6Research achievement statement *Need to be submitted only for doctoral course applicantsPDFWord
7Research plan *Other than Welfare Co-Creation Management Major and English Education Major Course (1-year course)
PDFWord
Overview of thematic research plan *Welfare co-creation management major only

Word
Study Plan *English Education Specialized Course (1 year) onlyPDF
Word
8Application form for major/course, etc.PDFWord
9Copy of graduation/master's thesis *No need to submit for welfare co-creation management majors and psychology majors
10Working experience reportPDFWord
11Resident card
12Name Confirmation Form
PDFWord
13Statement of the intent to support the applicant financially
PDFWord
14Application Form for Exemption from Admission Fee for Privately Financed International Students
PDF
15Submit one of the following
・“Results Confirmation” for the EJU (2024/2023)
・Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test certification results and grades (copies accepted) for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test
・Japanese Language Proficiency Test “Japanese Language Proficiency Test Pass/Fail Results Notification (Copy accepted)”
If your employer, etc. will pay the entrance fee and tuition fees after passing the exam, download the "Application for Change of Tuition Billing Party" below, fill in the necessary information, affix your seal (private seal/employee company seal), and submit it along with the application documents. Please send it to our university.
Request for change of tuition billing address (for adult entrance exams)
"University Code List" that must be registered at the time of application
Enter 90000A for the code of overseas universities and graduate schools.
*For details and application qualifications, please refer to the entrance examination guidelines.
*If you do not meet the application requirements, you will need to take the individual entrance qualification examination.Click here for the guidelines.Please see the page.
Note) The 1-year master's course of the Department of Human Life Studies, Graduate School of Human Life Sciences will be recruited through the entrance examination for working adults.

Preliminary Individual Consultation

The Department of Welfare Co-Creation Management, Department of Literature and Language Education, Department of Life Culture Studies, Department of Welfare Social Studies, and Department of Life Systems Studies require a pre-individual consultation in order to deepen mutual understanding between the applicant and the department regarding research plans and study plans after enrollment. Pre-individual consultations are also recommended for other graduate schools and departments. The content of this pre-individual consultation will not affect the results of the entrance examination.
Regarding advance individual consultationClick here for the guidelines.Please see the page.

2025 Entrance Examination Schedule

Please apply online and send the required documents by mail. (Postmark valid during the application period; only accepted by mail)

Professional degree program, master's program, master's program

Entrance examination period Graduate School Application period (postmark valid) test day Announcement of Successful Applicants※ 2
Feburary Term※ 1 Graduate School of Social Welfare and Management
Graduate School of Life Sciences
June 2024 (Tue) - June 6 (Tue), 4 7/6 (Sat)
7/13 (Sat)
Feburary TermGraduate School of LettersSeptember 2024th (Sunday) - September 9th (Monday), 15
10/2010th February (Friday)
Feburary TermGraduate School of Social Welfare and ManagementOctober 2024, 10 (Sat) - November 26, 11 (Tuesday)
February 11 (Saturday, National Holiday)
12/2
Feburary Term Graduate School of Social Welfare and Management
Graduate School of Letters
Graduate School of Life Sciences
Monday, January 2025, 1 - Wednesday, January 6, 1 Saturday, February 2th 2/22 (Sat)
Feburary Term Graduate School of Social Welfare and Management October 2025, 2 (Sat) - November 15, 2 (Tuesday) Saturday, February 3th 3 / 12 (WED)

Doctoral Program


Entrance examination period Graduate School Application period (postmark valid) test day Announcement of Successful Applicants※ 2
Feburary Term※ 1 Graduate School of Letters June 2024 (Tue) - June 6 (Tue), 4 7/6 (Sat) 7/13 (Sat)
Graduate School of Life Sciences 7th February (Friday)
Feburary Term Graduate School of Letters Monday, January 2025, 1 - Wednesday, January 6, 1 2/15 (Sat) 2/22 (Sat)
Graduate School of Life Sciences 2th February (Friday)

※ 1 If you wish to enroll in the second semester (October enrollment) for the July term entrance examination, please contact the Admissions Center before applying.
※ 2 Please click on the pass/fail inquiry button on the “My Page” of the Internet application site and check your pass/fail.

Examination venue/selection method

Examination hall Setagaya Campus
Screening method 1.Document examination, 2.Written test or preliminary assignment, 3.Pass/fail will be determined by oral examination.
The examination timetable differs depending on the graduate school/major.
The oral exam for the Welfare Co-Creation Management major will be conducted online.

Enrollment Fee Exemption System for Privately Financed International Students

All international students enrolled in regular courses at our university are exempted from the admission fee.
Please see below for details and conditions.
In order to take advantage of the admission fee exemption system, you must apply using the "Admission Fee Exemption Application Form" (specified format) when applying for the entrance exam.
If you wish to use this system, please be careful not to forget to submit documents.

1. Content

Enrollment fees are exempted for privately-financed international students enrolled in regular undergraduate and graduate courses at our university.

2. Conditions

This system applies to privately financed international students who meet all of the following conditions.
(1) Those who are going through admission procedures for a regular course at the university
(2) Those whose status of residence is expected to be changed to "Student" or "Student"

3. Exemption amount

Enrollment fee will be waived.If part of the admission fee is reduced for some reason, the entire admission fee after the reduction will be exempted.

4. Application procedure

When applying for the entrance examination, please submit the "Admission fee exemption application form" (designated form) together with the application documents.If you do not wish to apply, please check the appropriate box on the application form and submit.
You can download the specified format of the “Enrollment fee exemption application form” from the link below.
 
Application Form for Exemption from Admission Fee for Privately Financed International Students