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Admissions Information

Graduate School of Design

Doctoral Program (general entrance examination)

1. Doctoral Program (General Entrance Examination)(For students enrolling in October, 2017)

 

Request for Admissions Test-related Documents

 1. Documents Available
 (1) 2017 Student Application Guidelines for the Graduate School of Design, Kyushu University Doctoral Program (General Entrance Examination) (For the students starting in October, 2017
 (Distribution began on June 1 (Thu.) in 2017) (available only in Japanese)
(2) Campus guide of the School of Design and the Graduate School of Design 2016-2017 (available only in Japanese)
 2. Requests
If you wish to obtain the documents mentioned above, please write with a red pen the document(s) you are requesting on the outside of the envelope, enclose an self-addressed envelope [33cm x 24cm], and send your request to the address below.
 3. Address for document requests
Student Affairs Section
School of Design, Kyushu University
4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka
815-8540 JAPAN
 * Please write clearly on the front side of the envelope. 
 
 2017 Student Application Guidelines for Doctoral Program
(General Entrance Examination)
the GraduateSchool of Design, KyushuUniversity
(For students starting in October, 2017)
  
1. Number of applicants that will be accepted
                                Department of Design: only a small number
                                   Human Science
  Communication Design Science
  Environment and Heritage Design
  Content and Creative Design
 
Department of Design Strategy: only a small number
 
 2. Persons eligible for admission
(1) Persons who hold a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or
      expect to obtain such a degree by September 30, 2017.
 (2) Persons who have been awarded a degree in another country that is
      equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or who
      expect to be awarded such a degree by September 30, 2017.
 (3) Persons who have taken classes in distance learning programs operated in
      Japan by schools in other countries, and have been awarded a degree that is
      equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or who
      expect to be awarded such a degree by September 30, 2017.
 (4) Persons who have completed a course of graduate study in an educational
      institution established within the school education system of a foreign country,
      which has been separately designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture,
   Sports, Science and Technology, and who have been awarded a degree that
   is equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or who
   expect to be awarded such a degree by September 30, 2017.
 (5) Persons designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science
      and Technology
a)  Persons who, after graduating from university or completing 16 years of
     school education in a foreign country, studied for two years or more in a
     university or research institute, and based on the results of their work in
     that institution are judged by the Graduate School of Design to have
     academic achievements equivalent to, or greater than a person who holds
     a Master’s degree.
b)  Persons who, after completing 16 years of school education in a foreign
     country, either by direct attendance or by taking classes in a distance
     learning program operated by that school, studied for two years or more
     in a university or research institute, and based on the results of their work
     in that institution are judged by the Graduate School of Design to have
     academic achievements equivalent to, or greater than a person who holds
     a Master’s degree.
 (6) Persons who, based on an individual review of qualifications for admission,
     are judged by the Graduate School of Design to have academic achievements
     equivalent to, or greater than a person who holds a Master’s degree, and who
 are at least 24 years of age or will be 24 years of age by September 30, 2017.
 
 3. Schedule of examination
(1) Application period: July 14 (Fri.) – July 19 (Wed.), 2017
      Persons applying based on qualification (5) or (6) above must undergo a
      prior review of qualifications, which is conducted during the period from
      June 26 (Mon.) to June 29 (Thu.), 2017.
 
(2) Date of Examination: August 23 (Wed.), 2017
  
4. Procedure of examination
   Department of Design (all courses)
Examination subject:Interview
          Department of Design Strategy
Examination subject:Interview

2. 【Reference information】 Doctral Program (General Entrance Examination)(for students enrolling in April, 2017)

Request for Admissions Test-related Documents

1. Documents Available
 (1) 2017 Student Application Guidelines for the Graduate School of Design, Kyushu University Doctoral Program (General Selection) (For the students starting in April, 2017)
  (available only in Japanese)
(2) Campus guide of the School of Design and the Graduate School of Design 2016-2017 (available only in Japanese)
2. Requests
If you wish to obtain the documents mentioned above, please write with a red pen the document(s) you are requesting on the outside of the envelope, enclose an self-addressed envelope [33cm x 24cm], and send your request to the address below.
3. Address for document requests
Student Affairs Section
School of Design, Kyushu University
4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka
815-8540 JAPAN
 *Please write clearly on the front side of the envelope.
 
2017 Student Application Guidelines for Doctoral Program
 (General Selection) the Graduate School of Design, Kyushu University
(For students starting in April, 2017)
 
 1. Number of applicants that will be accepted
 Department of Design: 25
            Human Science
            Communication Design Science
            Environment and Heritage Design
            Content and Creative Design
 Department of Design Strategy: 5
 
2. Persons eligible for admission
(1) Persons who hold a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or
      expect to obtain such a degree by March 31, 2017.
 (2) Persons who have been awarded a degree in another country that is
       equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or who
      expect to be awarded such a degree by March 31, 2017.
  (3) Persons who have taken classes in distance learning programs operated in
      Japan by schools in other countries, and have been awarded a degree that is equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or who
      expect to be awarded such a degree by March 31, 2017.
  (4) Persons who have completed a course of graduate study in an educational
       institution established within the school education system of a foreign country, which has been separately designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and who have been awarded a degree that is equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree in Japan, or who expect to be awarded such a degree by March 31, 2017.
  (5) Persons designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science
       and Technology
a) Persons who, after graduating from university or completing 16 years of
     school education in a foreign country, studied for two years or more in a
     university or research institute, and based on the results of their work in
     that institution are judged by the Graduate School of Design to have
     academic achievements equivalent to, or greater than a person who holds
     a Master’s degree.
b) Persons who, after completing 16 years of school education in a foreign
     country, either by direct attendance or by taking classes in a distance
     learning program operated by that school, studied for two years or more
     in a university or research institute, and based on the results of their work
     in that institution are judged by the Graduate School of Design to have
     academic achievements equivalent to,or greater than a person who holds a Master’s degree.
 (6) Persons who, based on an individual review of qualifications for admission,
     are judged by the Graduate School of Design to have academic achievements
     equivalent to, or greater than a person who holds a Master’s degree, and who
  are at least 24 years of age or will be 24 years of age by March 31, 2017.
 3. Schedule of examination
(1) Application period: January 19 (Thu.) – January 24 (Tue.), 2017.
     Persons applying based on qualification (5) or (6) above must undergo a
      prior review of qualifications, which is conducted during the period from
      December 5 (Mon.) to December 8 (Thu.), 2016
.
     (2) Date of Examination February 28 (Tue.), 2017
4. Procedure of examination
   Department of Design (all courses)
Examination subject:Interview
          Department of Design Strategy
Examination subject:Interview