Research Field / Graduate Entrance Examination Schedule

This is a list of degree programs and doctoral programs that offer early completion programs. Links to the websites of the degree programs and doctoral programs and the entrance examination schedule are provided.

  • To check the research field and academic advisor of your choice, please refer to the “Faculty List and Research Fields” on each doctoral program website.
  • The academic achievement examination schedule varies depending on the doctoral program, so be sure to check the application guideline.
  • The release status of past entrance examinations is listed within each application guideline. Please check the application guideline.
  • The schedule of entrance examinations other than the following will be announced as soon as the details are decided.


Degree Programs in Business Sciences

These programs are mainly intended for working people, and aims to explore the background of various issues faced by modern society and organizations, with the deep academic knowledge and outstanding abilities required as highly-skilled professionals in society and business. The program fosters highly-skilled professionals who can contribute to the sustainable development of society by formulating and implementing highly effective solutions.

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Doctoral Program Website Faculty and Research Field Outline Application Guidelines
Law
(Japanese Only)
Business Administration

Graduate Entrance Examination Schedule for AY 2023

Law

Application Form Available
2022/5/13 (Fri.)
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/7/5 (Tue.) – 2022/7/16 (Sat.)
Examination Dates
2022/9/4 (Sun.)
Announcement of Results
2022/10/4 (Tue.)

Business Administration

Application Form Available
2022/4/22 (Fri.)
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/7/5 (Tue.) – 2022/7/16 (Sat.)
Examination Dates
2022/9/4 (Sun.)
Announcement of Results
2022/10/4 (Tue.)


Degree Programs in Pure and Applied Sciences

These programs train researchers, university faculty members, and highly-skilled professionals in the fundamentals of pure and applied sciences and their applications to science and technology. They will have a broad perspective and excellent research skills, from basic to applied, to accurately respond to the rapid changes in modern society. This will be done through advanced education and research guidance. The following doctoral programs are organized for this purpose.

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Doctoral Program Website Faculty and Research Field Outline Application Guidelines
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Engineering Sciences-Subprogram in Applied Physic
Engineering Sciences– Subprogram in Materials Science
Engineering Sciences– Subprogram in Materials Science and Engineering

Graduate Entrance Examination Schedule for AY 2023

Examination Period: August

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/7/1 (Fri.) – 2022/7/21 (Thu.)
Examination Dates
2022/8/24 (Wed.) – 2022/8/26 (Fri.)
Announcement of Results
2022/9/16 (Fri.)

Examination Period: January to February

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/12/1 (Thu.) – 2022/12/16 (Fri.)
Examination Dates
2023/1/26 (Thu.), 2023/1/27 (Fri.)
Announcement of Results
2023/2/15 (Wed.)


Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering

We train researchers, university faculty members, and highly-skilled professionals in interdisciplinary fields where systems, information and society are fused and combined. They will have a global perspective and the ability to think in diverse and flexible ways, and will have the originality and creativity to solve complex and difficult problems in the real world, and will be able to exercise leadership. The following doctoral programs are organized for this purpose.

Invitaion to the Early Completion Doctoral Program for Working People

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Doctoral Program Website Faculty and Research Field Outline Application Guidelines
Policy and Planning Sciences
Risk and Resilience Engineering
Computer Science
Intelligent and Mechanical Interaction Systems
Engineering Mechanics and Energy

Graduate Entrance Examination Schedule for AY 2023

Examination Period: August

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/7/1 (Fri.) – 2022/7/21 (Thu.)
Examination Dates
2022/8/24 (Wed.), 2022/8/25 (Thu.)
Announcement of Results
2022/9/16 (Fri.)

Examination Period: January to February

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/12/1 (Thu.) – 2022/12/16 (Fri.)
Examination Dates
2023/1/26(Thu.), 2023/1/27 (Fri.)
Announcement of Results
2023/2/15 (Wed.)
  • The special selection of working individuals for the Doctoral Program in Risk and Resilience (three-year doctoral program) will be conducted at the Bunkyo School Building of the Tokyo Campus in addition to the Tsukuba Campus.
    【Examination Period: August】2022/8/27(Sat.)
    【Examination Period: January to February】2023/1/28 (Sat.)


Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences

To train researchers, university faculty members, and highly qualified professionals in specialized fields related to life science, geoscience, agricultural science and environmental science. They will have in-depth knowledge, research skills and techniques, and will be able to view the earth, nature and society, which are the foundation of life and human beings, from a broad perspective. Students will be trained to have the ability to identify and solve research problems with original ideas. The following doctoral programs are organized for this purpose.

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Doctoral Program Website Faculty and Research Field Outline Application Guidelines
Biology
Agricultural Sciences
Life and Agricultural Sciences
Bioindustrial Sciences
Geosciences Geoenvironmental
Earth Evolution
Environmental Studies

Graduate Entrance Examination Schedule for AY 2023

Examination Period: August

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/7/1 (Fri.) – 2022/7/21 (Thu.)
Examination Dates
2022/8/24 (Wed.), 2022/8/25 (Thu.)
Announcement of Results
2022/9/16 (Fri.)

Examination Period: January to February

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/12/1 (Thu.) – 2022/12/16 (Fri.)
Examination Dates
2023/1/26 (Tue.), 2023/1/27 (Wed.)
Announcement of Results
2023/2/15 (Wed.)


Doctoral Program in Life Science Innovation
(Cross-disciplinary degree programs in which each course belongs to its own degree program)

In this program, private companies belonging to the Tsukuba Life Science Promotion Council and research institutes of incorporated administrative agencies collaborate to plan lessons and actively participate in the research and education of students. Utilizing the wisdom in Tsukuba Science City, the program crosses universities, industry, and incorporated administrative agencies. By doing so, we aim for students to have a cross-disciplinary perspective and to acquire the ability to comprehensively judge and collaborate with the respective ideas and roles of the industry, academia and government.

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Course Website Faculty and Research Field Outline Application Guidelines

Bioinformatics
(Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering)

Food Innovation
(Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences)

Environmental Management
(Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences)

Biomolecular Engineering
(Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences)

Disease Mechanism
(Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences)

Drug Discovery
(Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences)

Graduate Entrance Examination Schedule for AY 2023

Examination Period: August

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/7/1 (Fri.) – 2022/7/21 (Thu.)
Examination Dates
2022/8/24(Wed.) – 2022/8/26 (Fri.)
Announcement of Results
2022/9/16 (Fri.)

Examination Period: January to February

Application Form Available
Late April
Application Period (Web Entry)
2022/12/1 (Thu.) – 2022/12/16 (Fri.)
Examination Dates
2023/1/30 (Mon.) – 2023/2/1 (Wed.)
Announcement of Results
2023/2/15 (Wed.)