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Discovery Program for Global Learners October 1 or April 1

Okayama University
Discovery Program for Global Learners

The Discovery Program for Global Learners at Okayama University is a four-year under-graduate degree program that can be completed in English or through bilingual coursework (in English and Japanese). Students earn a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences.
The program offers rigorous academic training in a small and interactive classroom environment as well as a hands-on training, including internships, fieldwork and lab work. Each student is assigned to an academic advisor from the first year, with whom he/she develops a personalized curriculum that best addresses his/her academic interests and future endeavors. Intensive Japanese language classes are available to all international students.

Program Information
Subject - Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
- Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
- Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Arts and Science (B.A.Sc)
Major Various
Classes Commence October 1 or April 1
Entrance Fee 282,000 yen
Tuition Fees 535,800 yen
Other Expenses
Location 2-1-1 Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama 700-8530, Japan
Area Chugoku, Shikoku & Kyushu Region (Fukuoka, etc.)
Program Started October 2017
No. of Students 226
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 18
Additional Information Discovery Program offers the students great flexibility in building their own curriculum. Following intensive language training and liberal arts education in the first year, students choose from two basic “tracks” – Matching Track and Discovery Track – or some mixture of the two. In Matching Track, students primarily take courses offered in Japanese by various existent departments within the University. In Discovery Track, students can complete their Bachelor’s degree by taking the Program’s own English-medium courses. Discovery Track courses are divided into three clusters: Transdisciplinary Sciences, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Cultural Diversity and Communities.
Application Type Open to everyone
Admission Capacity 60
Application Period 1. October 1, 2021 - October 29, 2021
2. December 1, 2021 - January 21, 2022
Examination Date Final Screening (interviews)
1. December 4, 2021
2. March 12, 2022
Results Announced First Screening
1. November 19, 2021
2. February 21, 2022

Final Screening
1. December 27, 2021
2. March 21, 2022
Enrollment Procedure Period 1. January 21, 2022
2. May 9, 2022
Eligibility Please refer to the following website for details:
https://discovery.okayama-u.ac.jp/en/prospective_students/admission/international-application/
Application Process Please refer to the following website for details:
https://discovery.okayama-u.ac.jp/en/prospective_students/admission/international-application/
Screening Process 1st Screening: Assessment by submitted documents
2nd Screening: Interview
Admission Fee 17,000 yen
Contact Addressee: Discovery Program for Global Learners, Okayama University
Phone: +81-(0)86-251-7915
Fax: +81-(0)86-251-7201
Email: admision_discovery@adm.okayama-u.ac.jp
URL: https://discovery.okayama-u.ac.jp/en/

As of August 2, 2021

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