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Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC), Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #22 (QS) Tokyo, Japan
GSGC is an international graduate program that was recently launched by Graduate School of Science at the University of Tokyo and allows students to obtain their degrees in English.
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Overview

  • GSGC is an international graduate program that was recently launched by Graduate School of Science at the University of Tokyo and allows students to obtain their degrees in English. 
  • This program welcomes excellent graduates from universities all over the world, fostering world-class science professionals, and standardizes a five-year integrated education scheme in which students attend both the Master's program and the Doctoral program in sequence. 
  • Students on GSGC are also provided with a monthly scholarship during their time on the program and support in finding employment following graduation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • GSGC consists of a two year Master’s program and a three year Doctoral program, for a total of up to five years.
  •  To complete GSGC, Master’s students must pass a Qualifying Examination following completion of their thesis and Doctoral students must pass a Final Examination following completion of their dissertation. 
  • As examination details may vary depending on the department, students are encouraged to consult with their department for further information.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prospective students should have the intention of completing both the Master's and Doctoral programs in sequence, have completed 16 years of education abroad, and have graduated or will graduate from a 3 or 4 year undergraduate program at a university outside of Japan before entering GSGC.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4882 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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  • Entrance Fee: ¥282,000 (one-time)
  • Tuition Fee: ¥267,900 per 6 months (¥535,800 annually)
  • Living costs for Tokyo

    • 132901 - 208470 JPY/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    Students accepted onto GSGC will be provided with a monthly scholarship of 180,000 Japanese yen to help with tuition and living expenses.

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