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Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS)
Master’s Programme in Sport and Olympic Studies for 2015
Admission Guidelines

for Japanese

Entrance

1 October 2015
Programme Term : Oct 2015 – Mar 2017 (18 months)
TIAS aims to finish the programme within 18 months
by recruiting high standard students across the world.

Programme Fees

Examination 30,000 JPY (Only for those who have succeeded the documents screening)
Admission Fees 282,000 JPY (non-refundable)
Tuition:

  • Oct 2015 – Mar 2016 : 267,900 JPY
  • Apr 2016 – Sep 2016 : 267,900 JPY
  • Oct 2016 – Mar 2017 : 267,900 JPY

Eligibility for Application

1) No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals.

  • Individuals who have graduated or who will finish a Japanese four-year university by September 2015.
  • Individuals who have graduated from a university outside Japan that implements 16 years of school curriculum, and earned a bachelor’s degree, or students who will finish or complete their degrees by September 2015.
  • Individuals who have earned or who will earn a bachelor’s degree from National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation.
  • Individuals who have been recognised by Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports,
    Science and Technology.

2) Eligibility screening is required for the following individuals.

  • Individuals who are 22 years of age or older as of September 2015, and whose qualification is recognised equivalent to bachelor’s degree as the result of the Eligibility Screening conducted by TIAS.

Examination Schedule

Web Entry 23 February 2015,12:00 –
20 March 2015, 17:00
(Japan time)
Due date for
documents
submission
(by registered mail)
27 March 2015, 17:00
(Japan time)
Announcement of
result for screening
3 April 2015, 15:00
(Japan time) on the Website
Interview in English
on Skype
20 April 2015 – 24 April 2015
(Japan time)
Results
Announcement
29 May 2015, 15:00
(Japan time) on the Website

Application Documents

① Web Entry

1. Applicant’s Information
2. Educational Background
3. Employment Record (if applicable)
4. Research Activity (if applicable)
5. Research Plan

② Documents Need for Application

(Original document must be submitted by
registered mail)

6. (Expected) Graduation Certificate ※1
7. Degree Certificate ※1
8. Academic Transcript ※1
9. Recommendation Letter
10. TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS Official Score Record
(if applicable)
11. Letter of Approval for Entrance Exam
(if applicable)
※1. Applicants with Master’s degree also need to submit their
certificates of Bachelor’s degree.

Contact

Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS)
Academic Service Office for the Art and Sport Science
Area, University of Tsukuba
305-8574
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Email : info@tias.tsukuba.ac.jp
Hours : Monday – Friday, 9:00 -17:00 (Japan time)
※Except national holidays

Other

  • Refer admission guidelines for detailed information
    from the link below which will be published in January
    2015.
    http://tias.tsukuba.ac.jp/

for International Student

Entrance

1 October 2015
Programme Term : Oct 2015 – Mar 2017 (18 months)
TIAS aims to finish the programme within 18 months
by recruiting high standard students across the world.

Programme Fees

International students are exempted from paying examination fees, admission fees and tuition.

Eligibility for Application

1) No eligibility screening is required for the following individuals.

  • Individuals who have graduated from a university outside Japan that implements 16 years of school curriculum, and earned a bachelor’s degree.
  • Individuals who will finish or complete their degrees by September 2015.

2) Eligibility screening is required for the following individuals.

  • Individuals who are 22 years of age or older as of September 2015, and whose qualification is recognised equivalent to bachelor’s degree as the result of the Eligibility Screening conducted by TIAS.

Examination Schedule

Web Entry 23 February 2015,12:00 –
20 March 2015, 17:00
(Japan time)
Due date for
documents
submission
(by registered mail)
27 March 2015, 17:00
(Japan time)
Announcement of
result for screening
3 April 2015, 15:00
(Japan time) on the Website
Interview in English
on Skype
20 April 2015 – 24 April 2015
(Japan time)
Results
Announcement
29 May 2015, 15:00
(Japan time) on the Website

Application Documents

① Web Entry

1. Applicant’s Information
2. Educational Background
3. Employment Record (if applicable)
4. Research Activity (if applicable)
5. Research Plan

② Documents Need for Application

(Original document must be submitted by
registered mail)

6. (Expected) Graduation Certificate 1
7. Degree Certificate
8. Academic Transcript 1
9. Recommendation Letter
10. TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS Official Score Record
(if applicable)
11. Letter of Approval for Entrance Exam
(if applicable)
12. Certificate of Government Sponsored Foreign Student
(if applicable)
※1. Applicants with Master’s degree also need to submit their
certificates of Bachelor’s degree.

Contact

Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS)
Academic Service Office for the Art and Sport Science
Area, University of Tsukuba
305-8574
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Email : info@tias.tsukuba.ac.jp
Hours : Monday – Friday, 9:00 -17:00 (Japan time)
※Except national holidays

Other

  • Refer admission guidelines for detailed information from the link below which will be published in January 2015.
    http://tias.tsukuba.ac.jp/
  • International applicants must acquire a Status of Residence suitable for entrance to a graduate school,
    in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act before beginning enrollment procedures.
  • Those who wish to enroll as an international student must acquire Status of Residence as a “Student.”
  • TIAS plans to provide travel expenses and grants for International students.
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