Graduate Admissions

Admission to Master’s Program

for the entrance of 2017/Oct or 2018/Apr


Important notice
Please make sure to contact the potential supervisor you wish to work under before applying.

1. Type of Examination

  • General Examination: for all students who have graduated (or are expected to graduate by March 31, 2018) from a Japanese university. [Schedule A only]
  • Special Admission Examination: for foreign students who have graduated (or are expected to graduate by March 31, 2018) from a foreign university. [either Schedule A or Schedule B]


2. Important Dates

<Schedule A>

Application Period
Examination
Notification of Results
 

July 4 - July 13, 2017
August 28 - August 30, 2017
September 7, 2017


<Schedule B>
Special Admission Examination will also be held on late January, 2018.
Be sure to ask your expected supervisor about details, including schedule and prerequisites.


3. Subjects of Entrance Examination

(1) Written Examination

Examination Subject

Remarks

1) English(TOEFL ITP®)

Those who submit an official score of TOEFL PBT® or TOEFL iBT®, cannot take this. *1

2) Basic problems on Chemistry and Biotechnology I *2

  • Scientific English (5 problems)

General examinees (those who graduate(d) from Japanese university/college) must take this exam.


Examinees of special admission examination
are exempted from taking this exam.

3) Basic problems on Chemistry and Biotechnology II *2

  • Physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and analytical chemistry (5 problems)
  • Organic chemistry (10 problems)
  • Polymer chemistry (10 problems)
  • Biochemistry (10 problems)
  • Biotechnology (10 problems)

Keywords

Select and answer 20 problems out of 45 problems.

*1: For more information see Notes on submitting official TOEFL® scores

*2: Past exam can be downloaded here.

(2) Oral Examination

General questions concerning chemistry and biotechnology including your research for bachelor’s thesis.




For more information, refer to the website of School of Engineering.



Admission to Doctoral Program

for the entrance of 2017/Oct or 2018/Apr


Important notice
Please make sure to contact the potential supervisor you wish to work under before applying.

1. Type of Examination

  • General Examination: for all students who have received (or are expected to receive by March 31, 2018) a master’s or professional degree from a Japanese university. [Schedule A only]
  • Special Admission Examination: for foreign students who have received (or are expected to receive by March 31, 2018) a Master’s or professional Degree from a foreign university. [either Schedule A or Schedule B]


2. Important Dates

<Schedule A>
for the entrance of 2016/Oct or 2017/Apr

  2017/October Entry
Applicants
2018/April Entry
Applicants
Application Period July 4th - 13th, 2017
Examination
Date(s)
Stage one August 28th and August 30th, 2017
Stage two Will be conducted
with Stage one
February, 2018 [1]
Application
Notifications
Stage one September 7th,
2017, 4:00 PM
September 7th,
2017, 4:00 PM
Stage two

February 15th,
2018, 4:00 PM

[1] Details to be provided at a later date.

<Schedule B>
for the entrance of 2018/Apr
Special Admission Examination will also be held on late January, 2018.
Be sure to ask your expected supervisor about details, including schedule and prerequisites.


3. Subjects of Entrance Examination

I. Stage ONE


(1) Written Examination

Examination Subject

Remarks

1) English(TOEFL ITP®)

Those who submit an official score of TOEFL PBT® or TOEFL iBT®, cannot take this. *1

2) Basic problems on Chemistry and Biotechnology I *2

  • Scientific English (5 problems)

General examinees (those who graduate(d) from Japanese university/college) must take this exam.


Examinees of special admission examination
are exempted from taking this exam.

3) Basic problems on Chemistry and Biotechnology II *2

  • Physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and analytical chemistry (5 problems)
  • Organic chemistry (10 problems)
  • Polymer chemistry (10 problems)
  • Biochemistry (10 problems)
  • Biotechnology (10 problems)

Keywords

Select and answer 10 problems out of 45 problems.

4) Specialized subjects

Description examination on specialized subjects

*1: For more information see Notes on submitting official TOEFL® scores

*2: Past exam can be downloaded here.

(2) Oral Examination

Presentation and discussion on your research for master's thesis

II. Stage TWO


Successful candidates from stage one will take an examination on their master’s thesis. The time and place will be announced later.




For more information, refer to the website of School of Engineering.


Scholarships

1. MEXT Scholarship with Japanese Embassy Recommendation

Scholarship recipients are recruited and initially screened by the Japanese embassy (or consulate general, depending on the country) in the applicant's home country. If you want to apply for it, please inquire at the Japanese in your home country.

For more information see
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e.html

The next step after you passed the preliminary selection by embassy see
http://ois.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/admission/embassy_R_eng.html

2. MEXT Scholarship for the current Students with Self-supporting

The School of Engineering screens academically and individually excellent students and recommend them as government-sponsored scholarship candidates to MEXT.
http://ois.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/admission/kokunaisaiyo.html

3. Private Scholarship

There are two types of scholarships which require a recommendation from the university and scholarships which students can apply for directly.
The School of Engineering has registration systems for students who will apply for private scholarships which require a recommendation from the university.

http://ois.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/students_life/selfsupported.html
(Information on scholarships which students can apply for directly is also available from this site.)





Notes on submitting official TOEFL® scores

You can submit an official TOEFL® score (Schedule A: a score of an examination held in or after September 2015; examination given in the winter: a score of an examination held in or after February 2016) instead of taking the foreign language (English) examination. Please note that if you submit an official TOEFL® score, you cannot take the foreign language (English) examination.
If you prefer to submit an official TOEFL® score, you should do the following two things when you submit your application form:

1: Submit, together with your application form, a duplicate “Examinee Score Report” from TOEFL iBT® or TOEFL PBT® sent from ETS (Educational Testing Service); AND

2: Have ETS send the “Official Score Report” to “U Tokyo Engineering: DI (Designated Institution) code 8596 (Department code 99)”.

  • Do NOT have ETS send the “Official Score Report” to “U of Tokyo: DI code 9259”. The report will not be received by the Graduate School of Engineering.
  • We do NOT accept TOEFL ITP® scores.
  • The “Official Score Report” should be submitted together with your application form. Be sure to take the TOEFL® examination well before you apply.
  • Scores other than TOEFL® cannot be accepted as a substitute for the foreign language (English) examination.
  • If you take examination in the winter, you must submit an official TOEFL® score.


For details, see: http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/soee/admission/general_guideline.html