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Admission Policy

As of June 25, 2018

Graduate School of Social Science

  • Those who currently actively participate in the fields of public policy and industrial economy, etc., and who seek to undertake study for the development of these fields.
  • Those who organize and integrate actual practices and experiences to this point from a heightened perspective and seek to raise useful questions.
  • Those who seek to acquire specialist knowledge and capabilities required for highly skilled professionals.
  • Those who seek to study high-level science and a specialized field in more depth in order to contribute to their future profession and career.

Department of Law, Faculty of Law

The Department of Law seeks the following types of people on the basis of the educational philosophy and educational goals of the university:

Profile of students sought
  1. Those who have the fundamental academic skills that lead to study in the Department of Law.
  2. Those who are interested in various problems in society, and who can proactively think about and express them.
  3. Those who have a strong will and motivation to improve themselves in the Department of Law.
  4. Those who have a clear objective and can make a specific plan to achieve it.
Abilities required of enrolling students

Enrolling students are required to have learned Civics (Contemporary Society, Ethics, Politics and Economy), and Geography and History (World History, Japanese History, Geography), to understand civil society and human rights that are the basis of modern society, and Japanese, a foreign language, and the basic elements of mathematics, in order to build up a sense of language and the ability to think logically.

Evaluation methods

Entrance examinations (Method using the National Center Test for University Admissions, Method using the university’s general examination)
Candidates’ abilities and aptitudes are comprehensively evaluated through the National Center Test for University Admissions, and the individual academic achievement test conducted by the university.

Entrance examination (Examination for candidates selected by special recommendation) Candidates’ abilities and aptitudes are comprehensively evaluated through a transcript, interview, and basic academic skills test.

Department of Politics & Public Administration, Faculty of Law

  1. Those who have the fundamental academic skills that lead to study in the Department of Politics & Public Administration.
  2. Those who have an interest in social events from their immediate surroundings to the entire world.
  3. Those who study proactively and independently, and have a motivation to improve themselves.
  4. Those who have the will to connect and use the achievements of their study to the development of society.

Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Administration

The Faculty of Business Administration fosters people who are trusted by others, and who have an independent capacity to actively participate in a wide range of fields in society, such as personnel that support a local economy. Therefore, the following points are required for those who enroll in the Faculty of Business Administration:

  1. Knowledge, skills
    To have the basic knowledge required to take courses in introductory subjects in the Faculty of Business Administration.
  2. Thinking, judgment, expressive skills
    To have an interest in a range of current issues, and have the awareness to contribute to the local community through a variety of economic activities.
  3. Independence
    To have the motivation and attitude to be actively involved with others.

Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Health and Nutrition

  1. Knowledge, skills
    Those who have the fundamental academic skills that are important in learning professional knowledge.
  2. Thinking, judgment, expressive skills
    Those who have analytical skills and the ability to think required for problem solving, and can logically express their own ideas.
  3. Independence
    Those who have a clear goal and desire for self-improvement as a professional, and the motivation to work on academics.

Department of International Liberal Arts, International College of Liberal Arts(iCLA)

  1. Those who are motivated and hardworking.
  2. Those who can demonstrate academic potential and can prove success in their past activity.
  3. Those who are tolerant, curious, and possess critical and flexible thinking.
  4. Those who can prove English proficiency at the level needed to pursue studies at iCLA, and demonstrate foreign language learning ability.
Subjects, level that should be learned at the senior high school stage
Abilities required of enrolling students

Since almost all class subjects are studied in English, enrolling students are required to have acquired a senior high school completion level of English ability at the time of enrollment. They are also required to have learned basic elements of Japanese, mathematics, science, civics, geography, and history, in order to acquire the ability to think critically, creatively, independently, and globally.

Evaluation methods
  • Entrance examination by a method using the university’s general examination.
    Candidates’ abilities and aptitudes are comprehensively evaluated through application documents, an individual English achievement test conducted by the university, and an interview examination.
  • AO examination, Examination for candidates selected by special recommendation
    Candidates’ abilities and aptitudes are comprehensively evaluated through application documents, essays (essay-type examination in Japanese and English), and an interview examination.

Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Sport Science

  1. Those who have the fundamental academic skills and athletic ability that lead to study at the university.
  2. Those who can view from various perspectives, judge and express about current issues in sports, physical education and health.
  3. Those who seek to accomplish the tasks indicated below, working together with others.

(1) To further enhance competitive and athletic abilities through classes and sports club activities.
(2) To practically acquire “knowledge and skills” of sports science (leadership ability, research ability, scientific support capabilities, management capabilities, etc.) through classes and sports club activities.
(3) To utilize the learning achievements acquired through the university life in various sports-related fields in Japan and abroad.