Admission

Admission Policy

Master’s Program of the Graduate School of Biosphere Science

1. Type of Students We Seek
The Master’s Program of the Graduate School of Biosphere Science is seeking graduate students who have the following qualities.
Applicants are expected to meet at least one of the following conditions (1) to (3) and satisfy both (4) and (5).

(1)    A person who has a high level of interest in the advanced application of biological resources to food and their safety, and who has basic knowledge and skills in biosphere science
(2)    A person who has a strong interest in the field of food production and associated environmental conservation and restoration, and who has basic knowledge and skills in biosphere science
(3)    A person who takes a keen interest in investigating and making effective use of the biological functions of organisms and who has basic knowledge and skills in biosphere science
(4)    A person who has the ability to think critically about current issues in Biosphere Science and resolve them appropriately
(5)    A person who has a high sense of ethics as a responsible member of society

2. Basic Policy regarding Admissions Screening
The Graduate School of Biosphere Science, consisting of the Department of Bioresource Science, the Department of Biofunctional Science and Technology, and the Department of Environmental Dynamics and Management, aims to develop postgraduates equipped with the abilities required to pursue a wide range of career paths after completion of their studies. In light of the educational goals and objectives specified in the diploma and curriculum policies of individual departments, we will implement admissions screening based on our diploma policy and curriculum policy, and evaluate individual applicants from a comprehensive and multidimensional perspective. We will also clearly specify the qualities required of students for admission and the evaluation methods.

Doctoral Program of the Graduate School of Biosphere Science

1. Type of Students We Seek
The Doctoral Program of the Graduate School of Biosphere Science is seeking graduate students who have the following qualities.
Applicants are expected to meet at least one of the following conditions (1) to (3) and satisfy all of (4) to (6).

(1)    A person equipped with a high level of knowledge and research skills regarding the advanced application of biological resources to food and their safety
(2)    A person equipped with a high level of knowledge and research skills regarding food production and associated environmental conservation and restoration
(3)    A person equipped with a high level of knowledge and research skills required to investigate and make effective use of the biological functions of organisms
(4)    A person with sufficient ability to identify research issues by himself/herself and independently pursue research to resolve such issues
(5)    A person who has high standards of ethics and the ability to take positive action as a researcher/highly skilled professional
(6)    A person who has a strong willingness to address environmental and food security issues through research, thereby contributing to the welfare and peace of human society, and who is equipped with the ability to make comprehensive judgments

2. Basic Policy regarding Admissions Screening
The Graduate School of Biosphere Science, consisting of the Department of Bioresource Science, the Department of Biofunctional Science and Technology, and the Department of Environmental Dynamics and Management, aims to develop postgraduates equipped with the abilities required to pursue a wide range of career paths after completion of their studies. In light of the educational goals and objectives specified in the diploma and curriculum policies of individual departments, we will implement admissions screening based on our diploma policy and curriculum policy, and evaluate individual applicants from a comprehensive and multidimensional perspective. We will also clearly specify the qualities required of students for admission and the evaluation methods.

 

Departmental Admissions Policy

Diploma Policy

Curriculum Policy

   

Application Guidelines(For 2017 October / 2018 April Admission)

※Please note the following( Master's Program ):

English-language competence will be assessed using certified TOEIC®/TOEFL® scores.

You are required to submit the Official Score Certificate(originals only) of either the TOEIC® or the TOEFL® test taken in past two years from the day of the entrance examination.

The Official Score Certificate will be returned at a later date.

You are required to have English ability equivalent to or higher than the scores shown below.

TOEIC®:400,TOEFL®-PBT/ITP:434,TOEFL®-iBT:41

Application forms(English)

<Master's Program>

<Doctoral Course>

Application Guidelines(Selection for Government-sponsored International Students)

※Applicants should be candidates of the Scholarships sponsored by their own governments.

For the information about admission requirement and examinations of the Graduate School of Biosphere Science, please contact the following office:

 

Student Support Office,
Graduate School of Biosphere Science,
Hiroshima University
1-4-4 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8528 JAPAN
TEL:+81-82-424-7908 / FAX:+81-82-424-6480
E-mail:sei-daigakuin-sien@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp


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