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A checklist of all the required documents for the M.A. Program

Below is a checklist of all the required documents for the M.A. Program.

  • Online application form
    • Name, birth date, sex, citizenship, address, phone, email
    • Educational history
    • Employment History (for some applicants)
    • Research Activity History (for some applicants)
    • GPA (if available)
    • Intended field of study
    • Statement of purpose
    • Application status of any government scholarship
    • Indicate any need for TA/RA-ships and/or tuition waiver
    • Names and contact info for two (2) academic references and their recommendation letters
    • Writing sample/undergraduate thesis
    • Application fee (5000 yen)
  • Academic transcripts
  • Certificate of graduation
  • English proficiency test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • GRE scores (refer to application guidelines)
  • Other documents showing strengths, if available
  • Documents to verify nationality (typically your passport) and residency

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