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Examination Schedule (Doctoral Course)

Eligibility Requirements

Those who meet one of the following qualifications are eligible to apply for Doctoral Course.

Eligibility Requirements

 

Those who meet one of the following qualifications are eligible to apply for Doctoral Course.

 

(1) Have graduated or will graduate from a Japanese university or college of curriculum of medicine, dentistry or 6-year course of veterinary by medicine March 31, 2012.

 

(2) Have completed at least 18 years of formal education abroad (the final specialization must be medicine, dentistry or 6-year course of veterinary medicine) or will complete 18 years of formal education by March 31, 2012.

 

(3) Have received or will receive Master’s Degree by March 31, 2012, or have obtained any other qualification recognized by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (April 8th, 1955, Ministry Bulletin, Vol.39).

 

(4) Have completed or will complete 18 years of formal education in Japan (the final specialization must be medicine, dentistry, or 6-year course of veterinary medicine) through correspondence education managed by a foreign school or other recognized educational institution by March 31, 2012.

 

(5) Have graduated or will graduate from a university in Japan that is a recognized university belonging to the system of higher education of a foreign country and is approved by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (only those who have completed at least 18 years of formal education) by March 31, 2012.

 

(6) Have completed 16 years of formal education abroad (without completion of medicine, dentistry, or 6-year course of veterinary medicine) or will graduate from a university or college by March 31, 2012, followed by research for at least 2 years at a university or research institute, with the result of the research recognized by the Graduate School of Medicine as equivalent with, or superior to the graduate from a school of medicine, dentistry, or 6-years course of veterinary medicine.

 

(7) Have been recognized by Graduate School of Medicine as those who were on the register at an accredited university (completion of medicine, dentistry, or 6-year course of veterinary medicine) for no less than 4 years or completed at least 16 years of formal education abroad by March 31, 2012 (the final specialization must be medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine), and received necessary units of credit with good record or expected to do so by March 31, 2012.

 

(8) Have been recognized by Graduate School of Medicine based on individual screening of qualifications as having equal academic abilities as a university graduate, and of an age not less than 24 by March 31, 2012.

 

Notice 1: Those who apply by the above requirement item (6), (7) or (8) must refer to the page “Preliminary Screening of Eligibility.”

Preliminary Screening of Eligibility

1. Candidates applying under Eligibility Requirement (6) must meet both of the following conditions:

(1) At the time of the application, the applicant must have either graduated from a Japanese university / college or completed a course of 16 years of regular curricular studies in another country, followed by research for at least 2 years at a university or research institute.

(2) The applicant needs to have published research papers or books or made research presentations recognized as the equivalent with or superior to a master’s thesis.

 

2. Those who apply under the category of Eligibility Requirement (6), (7), (8) should ask about the eligibility at the Administration Office of Graduate School of Medicine and submit in person or send together with required documents(described bellow)by May 20, 2011(Fri)(The first time), October 14, 2011(Fri)(The second time). In case of mailing, please send by registered mail written in red ink, “Application for Preliminary Screening” on the front of the envelope. During the process of preliminary screening, it is possible that the applicant may be requested to interview. Result of the Preliminary Screening will be sent to the applicants by June 17, 2011(Fri)(The first time), November 18, 2011(Fri)(The second time).

 

3. Required Documents

(1) Candidates applying under the category of Eligibility Requirement (6)

a. Request for Preliminary Screening of Eligibility (prescribed form)

b. Certificate of Graduation

c. Certificate of Academic Activities / Research Activities (prescribed form)

d. Report of Research Achievements (prescribed form)

e. Each copy of published research papers, books and research presentations

(2) Candidates applying under the Category of Eligibility Requirement (7)

a. Request for Preliminary Screening of Eligibility (prescribed form)

b. Transcript

c. Purpose of Application (prescribed form)

(3) Candidates applying under the category of Eligibility Requirement (8)

a. Request for Preliminary Screening of Eligibility (prescribed form)

b. Certificate of Graduation / Completion of your last attended university / college

c. Certificate of Academic Activities / Research Activities (prescribed form)

d. Resume of Carrier including your employment record and type of work

e. Report of Research Achievements (prescribed form)

f. Each copy of published research papers, books and research presentations