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Waseda University

Graduate School of Business and Finance (Waseda Business School)

International MBA Program

This is a full-time, two-year program designed to provide an abundance of international exposure with the objective of educating students to become global business leaders. The School provides a balanced offering of courses in both English and Japanese languages. English-based students (students who will mainly study in English) will be admitted in September and Japanese-based students (students who will mainly study in Japanese) in April. It offers bilingual Japanese-English courses taken by both Japanese-based and English-based students, intensive courses provided overseas, and abundant study abroad opportunities. As part of the foreign language requirements, students are encouraged to take core courses which are taught in their secondary language (i.e., English for Japanese-based students, Japanese for English-based students), as well as language-learning courses.

Degree Information
Degree Master's
Type of Degree MBA
Subject - Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)
Major Business Administration
Duration 2 years
Entry Date September 28, 2017
Location WASEDA University, Waseda Business School, 1-6-1, Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started 1973
No. of Students 90
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 50
Tuition Fees 1,843,000 yen
Additional Information The International MBA Program, upon admission, provides unique learning environment through Zemi (Seminar). Unlike capstone courses and workshop-style seminars, the Zemi engages students longitudinally. Supervised by a professor, students are enrolled in their Zemi courses for the length of their enrollment, engaging in interactive, discussion-based class work with a small number of their peers with similar research interests. In addition to the in-class work, this small unit goes out for field work and extracurricular activities, developing a special bond as a cohort which often interacts with other zemi as well as alumni. Students are expected to gain the skills and methodology to conduct their research, deepen their academic/professional insights, and improve rational problem-solving techniques through the overall Zemi activities. Their MBA Degree Thesis represents the capstone of their academic work at IMBA.
Contact Admissions Office Email: wbs-admissions@list.waseda.jp
Admission Information
Admission Capacity 45
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility 1. Those who have graduated or are scheduled to graduate from a university in Japan by the enrollment date that applicants wish to matriculate.
2. Those who have received a Bachelor's Degree from the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation of Japan or are scheduled to receive such degree by the enrollment date that applicants wish to matriculate.
3. Those who have completed 16 years of standard school education outside Japan or are scheduled to complete such education by the enrollment date that applicants wish to matriculate.
4. Those designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology.
5. Those who have been enrolled at a university for more than three years (or have completed 15 years of school education overseas or are scheduled to complete such education by the enrollment date that applicants wish to matriculate) and have been recognized by WBS as having earned a specified number of credits with an excellent academic record. (Chinese three-year university(専科)graduates excluded)
6. Those who have been recognized by WBS as possessing academic credentials superior to those of university graduates through an individual entrance requirements screening process and are scheduled to reach 22 years of age by the enrollment date that applicants wish to matriculate.
Application Period *Application Deadline of Application with GMAT or GRE
1st Round: September 12, 2016
2nd Round: November 7, 2016
3rd Round: January 9, 2017
4th Round: April 3, 2017
5th Round: May 15, 2017
*Application Deadline of Application for Family Business Successors
April 3, 2017
Examination Type & Date Application with GMAT or GRE: Document Screening
Application for Family Business Successors: Written Exam and Interview
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process Application with GMAT or GRE: NO
Application for Family Business Successors: YES
Admission Fee Application with GMAT or GRE:
5,000 yen (Outside of Japan), 35,000 yen (Live in Japan)
Application for Family Business Successors: 35,000 yen

As of December 12, 2016

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