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Are you interested in studying at Japanese universities? Do you want to learn about Japan’s university application and enrollment processes, as well as the types of programs on offer? This course will help you to both discover great programs offered by different Japanese universities and prepare a study plan through project-based learning. We introduce a number of options to match a variety of goals, from full degree to non-degree programs, programs taught in English, as well as short-term programs in Japan. During the course, international students at UTokyo will provide you with useful information and advice to start you on the path to studying in Japan. At the end of this course, you will produce a draft of your action plan for applying to Japanese universities. The overall goal of the course is to start you off on the right foot to a happy, productive and fulfilling student life in Japan!...
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Sous-titres : English, Spanish, French, Chinese (Simplified)
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Recommandé : 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week

Approx. 10 heures pour terminer
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Sous-titres : English, Spanish, French, Chinese (Simplified)

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

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Your First Step to Study in Japan

As an introduction, we will give you a brief overview of the education system in Japanese higher education, and talk about what makes Japan an interesting option for you. There is a variety of schools in Japan, all the way from Hokkaido, down to Okinawa in the South. Students at the University of Tokyo will share their thoughts on what attracted them to come to study in Japan....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 29 min), 2 lectures, 4 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Japanese School Education System part 12 min
Japanese School Education System part 21 min
Why Japan? part 13 min
Why Japan? part 26 min
Student Voices part 17 min
Tips for learning2 min
Why Japan?1 min
Reading2 lectures
Welcome to Studying at Japanese Universities - Guidance Information10 min
Guiding Questions for week 110 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Warm-Up Quiz5 min
Week 1 practice quiz2 min
Week 1 Quiz14 min

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3 heures pour terminer

Understanding the Process

In this module, we will talk about the different types of programs and also overview of the application process. There are different types of programs available in Japan, and their application processes and requirements are not the same. To find a good program that suits you, you’ll actually have to conduct a research on programs offered by Japanese universities and share your findings with others. ...
Reading
10 vidéos (Total 38 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Application Procedure2 min
Various Types of Application8 min
Choosing Your School5 min
Student Voices part 25 min
Application procedure1 min
Messages from the TAs3 min
Other topics: Research student (kenkyusei)1 min
Selecting your program1 min
Typical questions from students3 min
Reading2 lectures
Guiding Questions for week 210 min
Find a school you are interested in30 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 2 Quiz18 min

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Student Life in Japan

In this module, we will talk about various aspects of student life in Japan. Students at the University of Tokyo will share the experience of their first day in japan, how they settled in, and how they are enjoying campus life. You will have clearer image of how student life is like when you come to study in Japan....
Reading
12 vidéos (Total 66 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video12 vidéos
Settling in Japan part 25 min
Student Voices part 34 min
Social Life and Recreation7 min
Tuition & Living Costs part 16 min
Tuition & Living Costs part 27 min
Part-Time Jobs8 min
Cultural issues3 min
Part-time jobs, internships, and employment1 min
Student life in Japan4 min
Tuition and scholarships1 min
Your typical weekday and weekend schedule in Japan3 min
Reading1 lecture
Guiding Questions for week 325 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 3 Quiz16 min

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Moving Forward

In this final module, let's listen to the students' talk on how academic life looks like at Japanese universities. They will give you some advices that would be useful to get ready before coming to Japan. Now it is your time to put your ideas all together into a concrete plan based on what you learned in this course. ...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 24 min), 1 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Academic Life in Japan part 27 min
Advice from Students part 13 min
Advice from Students part 23 min
Course Wrap-Up min
Next steps after course min
Starting a new life in Japan3 min
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par DAMar 14th 2017

It was an amazing course . I would recommend it to anyone who wants to go to Japan as an international student . It provides many essential information.

par SKJan 8th 2018

Great Course.\n\nGot a superb overview about Japanese Education System and Japanese Universities\n\nHoping to study in Japan

Enseignants

Yujin Yaguchi

Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Yuko Itatsu

Associate professor
College of Arts and Sciences

À propos de The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity....

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