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Doshisha University

Doshisha Business School

Global MBA (Global Business and Management Studies) program

Our English-language Global MBA was inaugurated alongside the school’s Japanese MBA in 2009, and following five successful years was strengthened as an independent Global MBA (Global Business and Management Studies) program in 2014 with a bolstered dedicated faculty and expanded course offerings. Sharing the vision of our university’s founder, we strongly believe that companies and businesspeople must strive not only for financial success, but also to make a positive social contribution to the world in which we live.

A striking feature of our Global MBA is the diversity of the people who make our program special. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and over 30 different countries. With our focus areas of Culture and Creativity, Sustainability and Green Business, and Business in Asia, and location in the beautiful and historic city of Kyoto, we offer a unique MBA for those who want to make a difference.

Degree Information
Degree Master's
Type of Degree MBA
Subject - Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)
Major Global Business and Management Studies
Duration 2 years
Entry Date September 30, 2016
Location Karasuma-Imadegawa, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8580 Japan
Area Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started 2009
No. of Students 73
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 16
Tuition Fees 947,000 yen
Additional Information While many of our students seek positions with established companies in Japan and abroad, a growing number look to develop their own businesses or join up-and-coming small and medium enterprises. With the skills and international experience gained during their MBA studies, our graduates are prepared to work in a range of companies and environments.

A few of the well-known companies our graduates have gone on to work for include:

- Amazon.com, Inc. (China)
- Dell Inc. Japan
- Hitachi Capital Corporation
- ITOCHU Corporation
- Qatar National Bank Group (Qatar)
- Rakuten, Inc
- NTT Data

(Data reflects employer information at the point of graduation for students who graduated from 2011 to 2015)
Contact Doshisha Business School
Doshisha University
Admission Information
Admission Capacity 45
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility 1) Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
2) GMAT or GRE score
3) Work experience (at least 2 years' full-time work experience is preferred.)
4) English Proficiency Test (for non-native English speakers)
Any of the following are acceptable:
TOEIC® score of 760 or above
TOEFL® score of 83 or above (internet), 560 or above (paper test), 220 or above (computer)
IELTS score of 6.0 or above
Cambridge Examination score of FCE or above

http://gmba.doshisha.ac.jp/en/admissions_and_scholarships/requirements.html
Application Period Round1
December 11, 2015
Round2
January 21, 2016
Round3
February 18, 2016
Round4
March 31, 2016
Round5
May 12, 2016
Round6
June 23, 2016
Round 6: This round is only available for applicants who have Japanese nationality or who currently reside in Japan with valid visa for the entire period between application and enrollment.

Please refer to the Admissions Guide for further details. Information for the 2017 entry admissions cycle will be available on our website in late November 2016.
Examination Type & Date Document Screening
Interview
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee 15,000 yen

As of August 5, 2016

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