[Graduate School of Economics] Changes to the entrance examinations (advance notice for entry in September 2020 and onward) 【Update】

2019/8/27

[Graduate School of Economics] Changes to the entrance examinations (advance notice for entry in September 2020 and onward) 【Update】

[Graduate School of Economics] Changes to the entrance examinations (advance notice for entry in September 2020 and onward) 【Update】

Update: Second Screening of Period I will be held on Early July.

[Graduate School of Economics]
Changes to the entrance examinations for the master’s program (advance notice for entry in September 2020 and onward)

 The following changes will be introduced to the entrance examinations for the master’s program at the Graduate School of Economics (applicable to those applying for entry from September 2020 and onward). Please refer to the application guidebook for details (planned for release at the end of March 2020).

 Applicable program
Master’s program at the Graduate School of Economics

What will change
The document screening held in July for entry in September and the written exam held in September for entry in April of the following year will be combined.

From the entrance examinations held in or after AY 2020, a written exam will be held in July and applicants will be able to choose (at the time of application) whether they wish to enroll in September or the following April.

【After the change】

Entrance Exam Period

Period I

Period II

Date of Enrollment

September or the following April

April

Application Period

Mid-May

Early January

First Screening

Early July

Written exam and results of language test

Document screening

Results of Language Test

One of the following: TOEFL iBT / BIELTS / CGRE /(international students onlyDJapanese Language Proficiency Test (N1) /EExamination for Japanese University Admission for International StudentsJapanese

Unnecessary

Confidential Report on the Applicant

1 copy (submission is optional)

2 copies (required)

Announcement of First Screening Results

Early July

Mid-February

Second Screening

Late July Early July

Interview

Late February

Interview

Announcement of Results

Late July

Late February


【Before the change】

Entrance Exam Period

Period

Period II

Period III

Date of Enrollment

September

April of the following year

April

Application Period

Early June

Mid-July

Early January

First Screening

Document screening

Early September

Written exam and results of language test

Document screening

Results of Language Test

One of the following: TOEFL iBT / BIELTS / CGRE

One of the following: TOEFL iBT / BIELTS / CGRE /(international students onlyDJapanese Language Proficiency Test (N1) /EExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students Japanese

Unnecessary

 

Confidential Report on the Applicant

2 copies (required)

1 copy (submission is optional)

2 copies (required)

Announcement of First Screening Results

Early July

Early September

Mid-February

Second Screening

Late July

Interview

Early September

Interview

Late February

Interview

Announcement of Results

Late July

Early September

Late February

 


 

[Graduate School of Economics] Changes to the entrance examinations for the doctoral program (advance notice for entry in September 2020 and onward)

The following changes will be introduced to the entrance examinations for the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Economics (applicable to those applying for entry from September 2020 and onward). Please refer to the application guidebook for details (planned for release at the end of March 2020).

 Applicable program
Doctoral program at the Graduate School of Economics

 What will change
From the entrance examinations held in or after AY 2020, applicants will be able to choose (at the time of application) whether they wish to enroll in September or the following April for the period I entrance exams.

【After the change】

Entrance Exam Period

Period I

Period II

Date of Enrollment

September or the following April

April

Application Period

Mid-May

Early January

Announcement of First Screening Results

Mid-June

Mid-February

 
【Before the change】

Entrance Exam Period

Period I

Period II (master’s program only)

Period III

Date of Enrollment

September

April

Application Period

Early-June

Early January

Announcement of First Screening Results

Early July

Mid-February