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The following admission information does not apply to the Japanese based degree course in the Graduate School of Energy Science. For Japanese courses, please see the main website of the Graduate School of Energy Science (in Japanese).

AY2018 ADMISSIONS CYCLES

IESC ADMISSIONS TIMETABLE - ACADMIC YEAR 2018 INTAKE
application type
degree sought
prospective enrolment
application deadline
interview period
results notification
Cycle I
Doctoral
APR 2018
04 JUL 2017
23-25 AUG 2017
08 SEP 2017
Cycle II
Master's
OCT 2018
01 FEB 2018
12-16 MAR 2018
06 APR 2018
Doctoral
 

 

The IESC has two application cycles: Cycle I for April admission and Cycle II for October. Both application processes are open to both local and overseas applicants. No bias or benefit will arise because of location. As we currently do not accept deferred enrolment, it is important that you apply to the appropriate selection cycle according to the guide.


HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit required documents to the Graduate School of Energy Science by the deadline. Alll applicants are reveiwed after the deadline, not on a rolling basis. Applications are accepted by post or via the online submission system. Applications are NOT accepted in person at the GSES Office. Please first read the Application Guide of the intended admission cycle.

<ONLINE APPLICATIONS> We are now accepting applications via our online application system as an alternative to postal applications. To apply, please go to this link.

 

WHAT TO SUBMIT

Filled applciation forms, original academic certificates, reference forms and an official EFL test score are among the required documents. For the details, please see the the Application Guide. Forms are available for download from "Documentation".

 

Admission timeline - application to enrolement flowchart 304KB

 

 

IESC MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAM                                  

 

Cycle II
enrolment
October
education requirement

a) A good bachelors/first degree from a recognised higher education institution or b) A good bachelors degree from a university in Japan as an international/ non-Japanese student.

application method

Postal or online application (in-person application not accepted)

application fee payment

10,000JPY (+bank commissions)

Credit card transaction, Convenience store settlement (Japan resident only), Financial institution ATM [Pay-easy] · Net bank (Japan resident only)

capacity

10 students per annum

language requirement

Proficiency in academic English required. Applicants whose first language is NOT English must submit an official score report of an internationally recognized EFL test. IELTS academic module and TOEFL are preferred. IELTS 6.0+ or TOEFL iBT 80+ are recommended.

 

IESC DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAM                           

 

 
Cycle I
Cycle II
enrolment
April
October
education requirement

a) A good Master's or equivalent degree from a recognised higher education institution or b) A good Master's degree from a university in Japan as an international, non-Japanese student.

other requirement

Applicants must discuss their research topic with a prospective supervisor.

application method

Postal or online application (in-person application not accepted)

application fee payment

10,000JPY (+bank commissions)

Credit card transaction, Convenience store settlement (Japan resident only), Financial institution ATM [Pay-easy] · Net bank (Japan resident only)

capacity

10 students per annum

language

Proficiency in academic English required. Applicants whose first language is NOT English must submit an official score report of an internationally recognized EFL test. IELTS Academic and TOEFL are preferred. IELTS 6.0+ or TOEFL iBT 80+ are recommended.

 

DISCLAIMER

 

Application for admission to the IESC requires that the applicant abides by the following:

The applicant shall complete the admissions forms, and obtain the required documentation themselves.

 

Kyoto University does not support the use of third party agents for the completion of any admissions procedures.

 

Furthermore, in accordance with international academic standards, plagiarism of falsification of any of the required documents is unacceptable.

 

It is accepted that the applicant may seek the advice and wisdom of others, but that they must complete the application and all associated correspondence on their own.

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