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Graduate School of Engineering, Master's Program

Number of Students to be Accepted

The 1st selection

Major Subject Area of Examination April 2017 admissions October 2016 admissions
Mechanical 
and Control Engineering
Area 1(Mechanical Engineering Course / Space Engineering Course)
Area 2(Control Engineering Course)
A few A few
Civil and 
Architectural 
Engineering
- A few A few
Electrical and 
Electronic
Engineering 
Area 1(Electrical Engineering Course)
Area 2(Electronic Engineering Course)
A few A few
Materials Science Area 1(Applied Chemistry Course)
Area 2(Materials Science and Engineering Course)
A few A few
Applied Science for Integrated System 
Engineering
- A few A few

The 2nd selection

Major Subject Area of Examination April 2017 admissions
Mechanical 
and Control Engineering
Area 1(Mechanical Engineering Course / Space Engineering Course)
Area 2(Control Engineering Course)
A few
Civil and 
Architectural 
Engineering
- A few
Electrical and
Electronic 
Engineering
Area 1(Electrical Engineering Course)
Area 2(Electronic Engineering Course)
A few
Materials Science Area 1(Applied Chemistry Course)
Area 2(Materials science and Engineering Course)
A few
Applied Science for Integrated System Engineering - A few

*Note 1.Refer to page 40 of the “Guide to Graduate School of Engineering” for details on the above subject area of examination.
*Note 2.Depending on the situation of the April 2016 enrollment, some subject areas, there is a possibility that we do not give entrance examination for October 2016 admission. For more information, please contact us.

Qualifications

Non-Japanese citizens who meet one of the requirements 1-5 in addition to requirement 6 are eligible.

  1. Individuals who have successfully completed sixteen years of education in a foreign country or are expected to graduate by March 2017 (Applicants applying for October 2016 admissions must graduate by September 2016. The following articles are on the same condition.).
  2. Individuals who have successfully completed sixteen years of education by taking a correspondence course in Japan offered by a foreign educational institution or are expected to complete said course by March 2017.
  3. Individuals who have successfully completed an educational institution program in Japan that is within the framework of the education system of a foreign country and deemed to be of equal level to a university course, and are recognized as having successfully completed 16 years of education within the framework of the education system of a foreign country. (This applies only to institutions and programs specifically designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.)
  4. Individuals who have successfully completed fifteen years of education at an educational institution in a foreign country, and are recognized to have received all the necessary credits with an excellent record by the Kyushu Institute of Technology (hereafter: “this Institute”).
  5. Individuals who have been recognized by this Institute, based on individual screening of admission requirements, as having academic ability equal to or surpassing students who have graduated from a university, and is at least 22 years old or will be 22 years old by March 2017.
  6. Individuals who have a certificate of eligibility as a student visa (a ryugaku visa) which is specified by the Immigration Control Act or Refugee Approval Act, or will be eligible to change to a student visa upon admission to this Graduate School.

*Note 1. Non-Japanese citizens who have graduated or are expected to graduate in March 2017, from a Japanese higher educational institution are not eligible.

*Note 2. Applicants who meet requirement (4) or (5) are subject to an individual screening and must submit an Application Form for Individual Screening.(For the format style you may select English or Japanese.)

*Note 3. Schedule for Screening of Qualifications

Selection Application Period for Screening Notification of Screening Results
1 April 25 (Monday)
– May 2 (Monday), 2016
May 17 (Tuesday), 2016
2 November 4(Friday)
– November 10 (Thursday), 2016
November 22 (Tuesday), 2016

Application Period

The 1st selection:May 19 (Thursday) – May 25 (Wednesday), 2016
The 2nd selection:November 25 (Friday) – December 1 (Thursday), 2016

Please put application documents into the envelope specified by this Institute and bring or mail your application.
The office is open from 9AM through 5PM on weekdays only, not including national holidays or weekends.
Applicants who wish to send the application by mail should use an envelope specified by this Institute and send it by registered and express mail.
The application must arrive by the date specified.

Direct inquiries to :
School of Engineering Administrative Office Graduate School Section, Kyushu Institute of Technology
E-mail :
1-1 Sensui-cho, Tobata, Kitakyushu 804-8550, JAPAN

Application Procedures

Applicants should submit all of the following documents together to the Administrative Office by the specified date.

Document Needed Notes
Application Form,
Examination Card,
Photograph Sheet
Fill in all of the specified fields on the application form.
Entrance Examination 
Fee (30,000 yen)
Fee should be paid at Japan Post Bank (Yucho Bank) counter or via a payment machine in a convenience store (in Japan) to Japan Post Bank. If you pay the fee at Japan Post Bank counter, please use the form specified by this Institute. After that, attach a proof of payment with date stamp in the space designated on the back of the application form. 
If you transfer money from a payment machine in a convenience store (in Japan), please refer to 「How to pay entrance examination fee from convenience store」 and follow the instruction. Cut off the part of proof of receipt and attach it in the backside of the application form. 
Note that Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Students are not required to pay the entrance examination fee.
Certificate of (Expected) Graduation

A certificate issued by the institution the applicant attended and an English or Japanese translation of said certificate.

Transcripts

Submit transcripts with the seal or signature of the head of the institution or department. Include an English or Japanese translation of said transcripts.

Photographs

Photographs of the applicant’s face without a cap, hat, or scarf (Longitudinal 4 cm x Width 3 cm) taken no earlier than 3 months prior to application. Paste them on the examination card and photograph sheet.

Return Envelope Envelope specified by this Institute with the applicant’s name, address, zip code and a ¥362 stamp on it. (If you apply from overseas, the address should be the Japanese address of your proxy.)
Address Card Fill in the form specified by the Institute.
TOEIC Score Certificate Applicants to Area 2 (Control Engineering Course) of “Mechanical and Control Engineering”, “Electrical and Electronic Engineering” and “Applied Science for Integrated System Engineering” are required to submit a “TOEIC” score certificate or a “TOEFL-iBT” score certificate. (A photocopy is not acceptable.)
  • A score certificate should be no more than two years old, counting back from the date of the test.
  • A score certificate should have a photograph of the candidate’s face. (Without the photograph the certificate is invalid.)
  • A score certificate of “TOEIC IP” and other English examination systems, such as “COLLEGE TOEIC” and “TOEFL-ITP”, are not acceptable. 
    However, in case you submit a score certificate of one of those with a proof which shows you take that English exam as a part of curriculum in your university (such as a photocopy of registration direction), it will be valid.
  • If you submit both of a "TOEIC" score certificate and a "TOEFL-iBT" score certificate (if you meet the above condition, “TOEFL-ITP” will be included), it will be converted by each examination field and higher score will be adopted.
Copy of the passport photo page Attach a copy of the passport photo page.
A copy of the resident card or special permanent resident certificate or residence card Applicants who reside in Japan need to submit this.

*Note:
(1) For those who live abroad and cannot submit evidence of English proficiency (such as certified TOEIC or TOEFL-iBT scores), please consult with your Kyutech-side supervisor before applying for admission.
(2) If you live overseas and apply as an international student, you are able to pay entrance examination fee by a credit card. Please refer to the following URL and read it carefully, and then follow the instructions. (If you live in Japan you are not able to do this.)
Note that once the application is processed, the entrance examination fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.
http://e-apply.jp/e/kyutech/

Selection Procedures

Successful applicants are selected on the basis of evaluation of submitted documents and the results of written and interview (including oral) examinations.

Interview Examinations

Subject
Department of
Mechanical 
and Control 
Engineering

Area 1 (Mechanical Engineering Course/Space Engineering Course)
・Interview

(Including an oral test for Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, and English)

Area 2 (Control Engineering Course)
・Interview

(Including an oral test for Mathematics and Control Engineering)

Department of
Civil and 
Architectural 
Engineering
・Interview
Department of
Electrical and
Electronic Engineering
Area 1 (Electrical Engineering Course)
・Written examination of Electromagnetics, Electric Circuits, and Electronic Circuits
・Interview

Area 2 (Electronic Engineering Course)
・Written examination of Electromagnetics, Electric Circuits, and Electronic Circuits
・Interview
Department of
Materials 
Science
Area 1 (Applied Chemistry Course)
・Interview
Area 2 (Materials Science and Engineering Course)
・Interview
Department of
Applied 
Science 
for Integrated 
System Engineering
・Interview
(Including an oral test for Mathematics and Physics)

Date and Venue of Examination

1. Date of Examination

  Date Subject
The 1st selection July 1 (Friday), 2016 Achievement Test
(Subjects vary according to major)
Refer to “5. Interview Examinations” for details
The 2nd selection January 13 (Friday), 2017

2. Venue of Examination

Tobata Campus of Kyushu Institute of Technology
Note: The exact schedule will be notified by mail.

Announcement of the Examination Results

The 1st selection:10 AM, July 11 (Monday), 2016
The 2nd selection:10 AM, January 30 (Monday), 2017

Examinee seat numbers of successful applicants will be posted on this Institute’s website , and a written notification of acceptance will be sent by mail.

* Orthography of person’s name with Chinese Characters for an acceptance letter etc.
* Names using Chinese characters which are not inscribable with computer will be changed to similar characters or converted to katakana.

Admission Procedures

An outline of the enrollment procedures is as follows. Details will be notified to each successful applicant.

  1. Registration Period
    Registration is scheduled for late September of 2016 for October 2016 admissions, and mid-March of 2017 for April 2017 admissions.
  2. Fees for admission procedures
    1. Entrance fee: ¥282,000 (tentative)
      Note that Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) Students are not required to pay the entrance fee.
    2. Research Accident Insurance: ¥1,750 (tentative)
    3. Support Club Fee: ¥10,000 (tentative)
      [Reference]Tuition fee (After admission) : ¥267,900 per semester (tentative)
      ¥535,800 per year (tentative)
      Note that if the tuition fee is raised after the student enters this Graduate School, he or she is required to pay the new fee. Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) Students are not required to pay tuition fee.

Notes

  1. Details regarding the examination will be notified to applicant by mail. Any changes will be posted in front of the Administrative Office located on the first floor of the General Education Building on the examination day. If you have not received an examination card 10 days before examination date, please contact the Administrative Office of Kyushu Institute of Technology.
  2. Be sure to have your examination card with you when taking the examination.
  3. Once application has been submitted and examination fee paid, no changes may be made, and the Institute cannot return any documents or payments.
  4. Applicants who have a disability and need special care during the examination or in class once the applicant is accepted should consult the Administrative Office in advance.
  5. The English version is provided only for the guidance of foreign students. In the case of any differences between the Japanese and English versions, the Japanese version shall be considered the correct version.

Handling of Personal Information

In addition to the entrance examination, personal information obtained shall be used in the following circumstances:

  1. Transcripts which are used for entrance examination etc. shall be used in the school guide once applicant is accepted.
  2. Transcripts which are used for entrance examination etc. shall be used to determine whether the applicant should receive financial assistance such as waiver of first year tuition fees.
  3. Documents and personal information such as transcripts for entrance examination etc. may be used in research and studies on the entrance examination system of this Institute in a format that does not disclose the identity of the individual.

* Except for cases stipulated in Article 9 of “Act on the Protection of Personal Information Held by Independent Administrative Agencies,” this Institute will not use personal information it has obtained for any other purposes, or provide it to third parties without the applicant’s consent.

Security Export Control

Kyushu Institute of Technology has established the “Kyushu Institute of Technology Security Export Control Regulations” in accordance with the “Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act”, and rigorously screens potential international students on the basis of these regulations.
International applicants who fall under any of the conditions set out in said regulations may be unable to enter their desired course or program.
Access the following webpage for more details:
URL:http://www.kyutech.ac.jp/english/admissions/security-export-control.html


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