Prospective Students

Admission for International Students

The following is a description of graduate school’s admission. For the admission information of undergraduate school, please refer to the Japanese website.

Graduate Programs

1. Master’s Program

(A) International Applicants Receiving Scholarships

Since most of the graduate school lectures will be provided in a mix of English and Japanese (English-only courses are not available), all international students are required to have basic Japanese language skills.
The total duration of the master’s course for international students receiving scholarships is three years. International students are eligible to learn Japanese language as research students in their first year in preparation for the master’s course exam, then must take an entrance exam for the Graduate School of KNU. The application guidelines and procedure are below.

1. Application guidelines for research students

For potential candidates who wish to apply for a scholarship, please click the link below.

2. Admission procedure

Please follow the admission procedure in accordance with the guidelines, which are available to download.

Deadline for application: 20 November 2019

Applications must be received by the KNU through mail by the deadline. All application documents can be sent by e-mail at the address below.
inkyomu@eiyo.ac.jp (Academic Office of KNU)
* Note that documents brought directly to the university shall not be accepted on Saturdays after 12:20 p.m., nor on Sundays or national holidays.

Where to apply:

Send the necessary documents by mail or deliver personally to the address below (make sure that they arrive before the deadline).
Academic Office of Kagawa Nutrition University
Address: 3-9-21 Chiyoda, Sakado City, Saitama Prefecture 350-0288
* Note that the documents brought over directly to the university shall not be accepted on Saturday after 12:20 p.m., nor on Sundays and national holidays.

Contact:

For further information and questions:
International Office: Phone: +81-49-284-6245 E-mail: Knuintlo@eiyo.ac.jp

(B) Privately Financed International Applicants (Master’s Program)

English-only courses are not available at the Graduate School of KNU; therefore, all international applicants must have Japanese language skills. It is desirable that applicants who apply for the master’s program be at the N2 level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). If you do not have any Japanese language knowledge, it is required that you apply as a research student first (as stipulated in [A] above) and take the examination for the master’s course after a year.

2. Doctorate Program

Application guidelines for the doctorate program for the second term.

April 2020 Admissions

Qualifications for applicants are as follows.

  1. Applicants shall have a master’s degree or should be scheduled to acquire such a degree by the end of March 2020.
  2. Applicants who are accredited master degree of graduate school of KNU and/or have more knowledge than a master’s degree.

October 2020 Admissions

  1. Applicants shall have a master’s degree or should be scheduled to acquire such a degree by the end of September 2020.
  2. Applicants who are accredited master degree of graduate school of KNU and/or have more knowledge than a master’s degree.

Note: Applicants who fall under [2] above are recommended to contact the Academic Office at KNU prior to sending their application.

Number of students to be admitted

April admissions: Nutrition Science Degree Program: 3; Health Science Degree Program: 3

October admissions: A few students for each program

For more details, please click the link below.

Undergraduate Programs

As classes are conducted in Japanese, students must be sufficiently proficient in Japanese.

For admission to undergraduate programs, please refer to the Japanese website. http://www.eiyo.ac.jp/daigaku/admission/

Special Bachelor’s Degree Course for International Students

We welcome international students to pursue a bachelor’s degree and prepare for the following special course for international students who have not yet acquired an academic degree or training in nutrition science.

Faculty: Nutrition Science
Department: Food Culture and Nutrition
Course name: Transfer Admission for International Students

There are two periods for receiving applications:

Examinations shall be held around October every year. For more details, please contact the following e-mail address.
International Office: Knuintlo@eiyo.ac.jp

Examinations

An examination (written exam and interview) will be conducted in Japanese; therefore, we expect that prospective students will have at least N2-level Japanese speaking/writing/reading ability.