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Undergraduate Programs Information

Programs

Programs Class Commence
Global Science Course (GSC) Fall 2017
PEAK-International Program on Environmental Sciences September
PEAK-International Program on Japan in East Asia September

School of Science
Global Science Course (GSC)

GSC is a new undergraduate transfer program at The University of Tokyo. It aims to enhance cross-cultural interactions amongst students from around the world.

Program Information
Subject - Physical Sciences
Duration 2 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Science
Major Chemistry
Classes Commence Fall 2017
Entrance Fee 282,000 yen
Tuition Fees 535,800 yen
Other Expenses
Location Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Program Started October 2014
No. of Students Undisclosed
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 69
Additional Information For further details, please refer to our homepage: http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSC/
Application Type Open to non-Japanese students only
Admission Capacity 5
Application Period January 10, 2017 to April 7, 2017
Examination Date N/A
Results Announced Early June
Enrollment Procedure Period June to September
Eligibility Prospective students that are interested in the Global Science Course (GSC) Undergraduate Transfer Program must fulfill the criteria listed below. If you are unsure about your eligibility, be sure to contact the GSC Administration Office as early as possible.

Education Abroad

Prospective students must have successfully completed or will be completing their first two years of studies in a comparable undergraduate program at an accredited higher educational institution before enrolling into GSC. It is also necessary for prospective students to have received secondary and tertiary education outside of Japan.

Science Background

Prospective students are expected to have completed basic Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics related subjects in their first and second year of undergraduate studies at their university before applying to the School of Science of the University of Tokyo as a third year transfer student.

English Language

We require a good command in English language as all lectures are delivered in English. Applicants who meet either of the following criteria are not required to submit any English language proficiency test scores:
i.Native speakers of the English language
ii.Received formal education in English continuously for the approximate past 8 years

Applicants that do not meet either criteria are required to submit one of the following test scores:
-TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) iBT 80
-TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) PBT 550
-IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6.5

Credit Eligibility

Prospective students have gained a minimum of 62 credits from their first two years of undergraduate studies. The GSC Faculty Committee will evaluate each applicant individually to decide on credit eligibility.
Application Process Please refer to this webpage: http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSC/admissions/application.html
Screening Process Applications will be reviewed by the GSC Faculty Committee.
Admission Fee 10,000 yen (+432 yen processing fee)
Contact Addressee: GSC Administration Office
Phone: +81-3-5841-4034
Fax: +81-3-5841-8779
Email: gscoffice@adm.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp
URL: http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSC/index.html

As of January 23, 2017


College of Arts and Sciences
PEAK-International Program on Environmental Sciences

The international program on environmental sciences is aimed at fostering an in-depth understanding of the global environmental problems and at producing graduates who will contribute to the promotion of the sustainable society. The program makes use of the lessons from Japan's past experience of environmental problems and the recent advances in analytical methods and technologies for environmental and social sustainability. Students taking the program will be taught a wide spectrum of subjects in the natural and social sciences such as: climatic change and global geochemical material cycles; biodiversity in ecosystems; data analysis methods including statistics and computer simulation; environmental economics, international politics and other social sciences relating to human security and sustainable society.

Program Information
Subject - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Arts
Major
Classes Commence September
Entrance Fee 282,000 yen
Tuition Fees 535,800 yen
Other Expenses
Location 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8902, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Program Started October, 2012
No. of Students -
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members
Additional Information For application type details, see http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Application Type Other
Admission Capacity Limited numbers of students
Application Period November to early December
Examination Date Document screening (December to January) and Interview (February to March)
Results Announced April
Enrollment Procedure Period May to August
Eligibility Please check the latest Application Guidelines on the website: http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/apply/admissiondownloads/index.html
Application Process 1) Pay the application fee
2) Submit documents by post
Screening Process 1) Evaluation of submitted documents
2) Interview
Admission Fee 5,000 yen
Contact Addressee: PEAK Undergraduate Admissions Office
Phone:+81-3-5454-6191 (Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
URL: http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

As of May 11, 2016


College of Arts and Sciences
PEAK-International Program on Japan in East Asia

The international program on Japan in East Asia is based on self-assessment and self-analysis of Japan from the perspective of the humanities and social sciences. In order to foster an understanding of Japan's locus and the meaning of East Asia, the program offers wide-ranging subjects such as: modern history of Japan, modern history of East Asian international relations, Japanese culture and East Asian civilization, the transformation of Japanese society, Japanese politics and economy, etc. While Japanese history, culture and society will be taught, the program emphasizes regional, international and global contexts of Japan's past, present and future. Students are expected not only to study Japan in depth but also to understand East Asia, so that they can pursue post-graduate studies as well as playing an active part in the international community including their home countries and Japan.

Program Information
Subject - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Arts
Major
Classes Commence September
Entrance Fee 282,000 yen
Tuition Fees 535,800 yen
Other Expenses
Location 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8902, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Program Started October, 2012
No. of Students -
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members
Additional Information For application type details, see http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Application Type Other
Admission Capacity Limited numbers of students
Application Period November to early December
Examination Date Document screening (December to January) and Interview (February to March)
Results Announced April
Enrollment Procedure Period May to August
Eligibility Please check the latest Application Guidelines on the website: http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/apply/admissiondownloads/index.html
Application Process 1) Pay the application fee
2) Submit documents by post
Screening Process 1) Evaluation of submitted documents
2) Interview
Admission Fee 5,000 yen
Contact Addressee: PEAK Undergraduate Admissions Office
Phone:+81-3-5454-6191 (Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
URL: http://peak.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

As of May 11, 2016

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