Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences offers two types of courses: a Master’s Course and a Doctoral Course. As most instructions are provided in Japanese, sufficient Japanese language ability may be helpful.

Master’s Course

  • Application Requirements
    • Graduation or expected graduation from a Japanese university or
    • Completion or expected completion of 16 years of regular curricular studies abroad or
    • Qualifications equivalent to the undergraduate degree of the University of Tokyo
  • Degree Requirements

    A Master’s degree is awarded if the student has satisfied the following requirements: two years of registration in master’s program; acquisition of course credits required by the Graduate School; an acceptable master’s thesis written under the guidance of the supervisor; and passing the final comprehensive evaluation.

Doctoral Course

  • Application Requirements
    • Attainment or expected attainment of a master’s degree from a Japanese University or
    • Attainment or expected attainment of a master’s degree or its equivalent qualification from a university abroad or
    • Qualifications equivalent to the master’s degree of the University of Tokyo
  • Application Requirements for Doctoral course program in Veterinary Medical Sciences
    • Graduation or expected graduation from 18 years of education abroad, with specialization in veterinary medicine, medicine, or dentistry or
    • Qualifications equivalent to those listed above as recognized by the University of Tokyo
  • Degree Requirements

    A Doctoral degree is awarded if the student has satisfied the following requirements: three years of registration in doctoral program; acquisition of course credits required by the Graduate School; an acceptable doctoral thesis written under the guidance of the supervisor; and passing the final comprehensive evaluation.

    For doctoral degree in the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences of the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, it is necessary to have four years of registration and obtain larger number of course credits as compared with those required in other departments.

Admission Procedure of the Special Selective Examination for International Students

Those wishing to be admitted into master’s or doctoral course program must pass the Special Selective Examination for International Students held in February. Selection is based on the evaluation of the written examination (English (or Japanese) and Special Subjects*), interviews and screening of submitted documents. Most international students join the graduate school as a Research Student, pass the entrance exam and then enroll for the regular course.

Those who wish to take the examination must contact the prospective supervisor for the pre-registration by the end of October 2022.
List of Departments
Contact details for each department

Those who wish to take the examination must review the following outlines.
Outline of the overall the Examination (Released on September 16)
Outline of the Examination method and date for each department (Released on September 30) *Updated on November 2

★Refer to the past application guidelines.
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2021.2
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Notes:
*Those who have received school education in Japan should contact the administrative department (Graduate Student Section), by early in November.
*Japanese students who have received school education abroad should contact the administrative department (Graduate Student Section), by early in November.

Time of Admission

Admission to the master's or doctoral course is usually the beginning of the academic year in April.
*Please refer to the application guidelines.

*(Preliminary announcement)Selection Methods for Graduate School Entrance Examinations for FY2023

If you are considering taking Entrance Examinations for FY2023, Please check the following information.
Selection Methods for Graduate School Entrance Examinations for FY2023 (Preliminary announcement)(Released on November 11)