Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC), Ph.D. | The University of Tokyo | Tokyo, Japan
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Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC)

60 months
Duration
520800 JPY/year
520800 JPY/year
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About

The Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC) program of The University of Tokyo is an international graduate program that was recently launched by Graduate School of Science and allows students to obtain their degrees in English.

Overview

The Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC) program of The University of Tokyo 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.

What We Look for in GSGC Applicants

  • Those who are capable of grasping phenomena from an objective and global perspective, developing methodologies for clarifying unknown phenomena, and deepening our understanding of nature through concise, logical thought.
  • Those who are able to tackle new research targets and explore new frontiers on the basis of original ideas outside of previously established ways of thinking.
  • Those who aspire to play an active role internationally at the forefront of science by taking full advantage of the expertise and advanced research abilities gained in their graduate school studies.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • To complete GSGC, students must take courses required by the relevant department. 
  • In addition, it is required to attend and present at the exchange meeting seminar and regularly discuss with secondary supervisors.
  • Master's students must pass a Qualifying Examination to stay in the program throughout their Doctoral studies and Doctoral students must pass a Final Examination to be qualified to complete GSGC. 
  • The course will be completed if and when the students receive their PhD degrees.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One who has completed, or is expected to complete 16 years of education abroad before entering the Master's Program of the University of Tokyo.
  • One who has been conferred a degree equivalent to that of a bachelor’s degree or is expected to be conferred one before entering the Master’s Program of the University of Tokyo from a foreign university or other foreign institution having completed a program with a completion period of three years or more.
  • One who has been transferred from a university abroad to the Global Science Course at the University of Tokyo and is expected to graduate by September.
  • One who has been approved by the Graduate School of Science of the University of Tokyo through an individual entrance screening as being academically equivalent to one of the three types of students listed above and who is at least 22 years of age.
  • Application Form.
  • GRE scores.
  • TOEFL score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    520800 JPY/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 520800 JPY per year during 60 months.
  • National

    520800 JPY/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 520800 JPY per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tokyo

132901 - 208462 JPY /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC).

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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