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Medical Sciences, Ph. D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #124 (QS) Fukuoka, Japan
Modern Medicine Science based on Biological Sciences is the interdisciplinary study including the field of Basic Medicine, Social Medicine, Clinical Medicine as well as Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture and Health Science. 
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The purpose of the course is to provide the opportunity of learning the latest Medicine Science to the researchers from wide range of study fields and to benefit the society by developing human resource that can create and promote the Medicine Science from present to future. 

The programme

The International students are expected to acquire expertise in each field in order to develop educational research at the international standard. This course is designed for foreign researchers to study in English without learning Japanese.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • In the first part of course, the students learn necessary basic knowledge and sense as international researchers through the English discussions of general subjects as well as research methodology through practice at the laboratory they belong and deepen their research theme. 
  • In the latter part, they establish the base of own thesis through thesis practice and present the final performance by contributing articles to internationally recognized English magazines.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Have nationality of a country other than Japan. 

Meet any of the following four conditions: 
  • Completed or expected to complete 18 years of education outside Japan 
  • Those who are approved by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, such as those who have completed or are expected to complete a master's degree course
  • Persons who have been conferred a degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree by completing an education course of five or more years in a foreign university or other foreign schools
  • Completed or expected to complete 4 years of education in Medical Science, Dentistry or Veterinary Medicine in university. 
  • Aged 24 or over who are recognized by our Graduate School’s Pre-qualification Individual Screening, to have an academic level equivalent to or superior to those who have completed university education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2422 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

267,900 Yen per semester

Living costs for Fukuoka-shi

  • 111200 - 165260 JPY/month
    Living Costs

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


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