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International Master's Program
(Enrollment: Apr 1st)

✔Program Outline

Degree awarded: Master of Engineering/ Master of Science/ Master of Philosophy

Duration: 2 years

Enrollment: April 1st.

Course taught in English for international students.

A student has to earn at least 30 credits among designated modules as well as complete a master's thesis approved by the faculty committee.


✔Important dates for 2024 admission

Schedule for the next enrollment

Opening date for the receipt of documents Oct-27, 2023
Closing date for the receipt of documents Nov-2, 2023
Applicants MUST pay an admission fee of 30,000 JPY.
Be sure to check the application guidelines for details.
Entrance exam Dec-2, 2023
Notification of the screening Dec-22, 2023
Registration Beginning of March, 2024
Applicants MUST pay an enrollment fee of 282,000 JPY.
Students may be allowed to postpone the payment of the enrollment fee by submitting a petition of extension.
For details, please refer to the information letter to be sent to successful applicants in late February 2024.
Enrollment April-1, 2024


✔Application and Screening

How to Apply

Documents to be submitted via post

IGSES Student Affairs Division, Kyushu University,
6-1 Kasuga koen, Kasuga-shi, Fukuoka 816-8580 JAPAN
Phone (country code 81)-92-583-7512
Please feel free to ask 
if you have any questions about admission.


Required documents

Application form, graduation certificate or statement that confirms expected graduation, academic record, letter of recommendation, score certificate of general English qualifying examination (TOEIC or TOEFL), etc.



The screening will be carried out on the basis of writing tests and an interview held in IGSES, Fukuoka, Japan as well as the documents submitted (See the application guidelines).


✔ Entry Requirements

Applicant must meet one of the following criteria, however those who has Japanese nationality or who is a permanent resident of Japan are not eligible to apply.

(1) Those who have completed 16 years of formal education in countries other than Japan or
who expect to complete 16 years of formal education by March 31, 2024.

(2) Those who have received or are expected to receive a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree by March 31, 2024 by completing the minimum duration of studies be at least three years at the university or institution in foreign countries. (limited to those which have been evaluated the progress of education and research by the organizations certified by country's government or the relevant organizations or those which have been designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.)

(3)Those who have completed 15 years of formal education in countries other than Japan, and are judged to have received all the necessary credits with an excellent record.

(4) Those who are judged to have an academic ability equal to or surpassing that of students who have graduated from a university, by individual screening according to the requirements for admission, and who will be 22 years old before or on March 31, 2024.

Applicants who intend to apply in accordance with qualifications (3) or (4) before application, must submit to an individual evaluation of their scientific ability in relation to the requirements for admission.

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