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Waseda University

Graduate School of Social Sciences

Master's Program, English-taught Degree Program

Degree Information
Degree Master's
Type of Degree Master of Arts
Subject - Social Sciences (Business, Economics, Law, etc.)
Major Major in Global Society
Major in Policy Science
Duration 2 years
Entry Date September 21, 2018
Location 1-6-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started September, 2012
No. of Students 107
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 85
Tuition Fees 832,000 yen
Additional Information
Contact Address: Admissions Office, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
1-6-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050 Japan
Phone: +81-3-5286-3804
Email: admissions-socs@list.waseda.jp
URL: https://www.waseda.jp/fsss/gsss/en/applicants/material/
Admission Information
Admission Capacity Approximately 5 students
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility The applicant must fulfill one of the following requirements.
1. The applicant has graduated or is scheduled to graduate from a university by September 20, 2018.
2. The applicant has completed 16 years of standard school education overseas, or is scheduled to complete such education by September 20, 2018.
3. The applicant has been enrolled at a university for more than three years (or has completed 15 years of school education overseas, or is scheduled to complete such education by September 20, 2018) and has been recognized by Waseda University Graduate School of Social Sciences as having earned a specified number of credits with an excellent academic record.
4. The applicant has been recognized by Waseda University Graduate School of Social Sciences as possessing academic credentials superior to those of university graduates through an individual admission requirements screening process and is scheduled to reach 22 years of age by September 20, 2018.
Notes:
1. Prospective applicants, who are unsure if they can fulfill the requirements above, are asked to confirm their eligibility to the Graduate School of Social Sciences [Tel: +81-3-5286-3804, E-mail: admissions-socs@list.waseda.jp] by no later than January 24, 2018 for the second application period.
Application Period Overseas Applicants: February 13, 2018 (Tuesday) through March 13, 2018 (Tuesday)
Application must arrive by the deadline.

Domestic Applicants: February 13, 2018 (Tuesday) through March 13, 2018 (Tuesday)
Application must be postmarked by the deadline.
Examination Type & Date <First screening>
Screening method: Document screening
Screening is based on the comprehensive evaluation of all submitted documents.

<Second screening>
Screening method: Interview
Examination is based on statement of purpose, and research plan.

Sending document screening results and the notice of the interview examination: April 17, 2018 (Tuesday)
※This date is the issuing date, not the date of arrival of results.
Interview date: One date will be assigned from the four dates below.
May 12 (Saturday), May 13, 2018 (Sunday), May 19 (Saturday), and May 20, 2018 (Sunday)
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee Overseas applicants: 5,000 yen
Domestic applicants: 30,000 yen

Period for paying the screening fee from the online screening fee payment website: February 6, 2018 (Tuesday) through March 13, 2018 (Tuesday)

As of January 11, 2018

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