Can I upgrade my basic teacher's certificate ?
No, you can't upgrade your teacher's certificate in our master's program.
What kind of careers can I find after completing program?
PhD programs at other universities, researchers (including those at universities in your home countries), private companies (including those in your home countries), public officials (including those in charge of cultural properties at local governments (curators, etc.)), restoration technicians engaged in the restoration of national treasures and important cultural properties, and Japanese language teachers (mainly outside Japan).
Do you offer evening classes?
No evening courses are offered in the master's program.
I am an international student. Are there any Japanese language proficiency requirements for admission to the master's program? What level of Japanese language proficiency is required to study in the master's program?
Japanese language proficiency is measured by an entrance examination (written and oral).
The required Japanese language proficiency varies depending on the area of specialization, but at a minimum, students are required to have enough Japanese language proficiency to be able to complete coursework at the graduate school, such as taking courses common to the specialization (in Japanese).
For reference, the university requires undergraduate research students to have JLPT N2 or higher for admission.
Is there any student housing?
The International Student House is located about a 10-minute walk from the university. Japanese students and international students live together in the dormitory. The rooms are private.
A total of 100 students (70 males and 30 females) can live in the dormitory.
There is no cafeteria in the dormitory, but there is a room where you can prepare your own meals.
The monthly cost of the dormitory is 9,700 yen, which includes the dormitory fee and maintenance fee. In addition, you will need to pay for electricity and water for the room and common areas.
In addition, Tachibana Dormitory (women's dormitory) is located within 5 minutes walking distance from the university.