*Application closed* List of Required SSP Application Documents for Prospective Students Enrolling in April 2019

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NOTE
**If you wish to apply for October 2019 or April 2020 enrollment, please visit here.
We do Not accept any application documents by e-mail.
ALL required documents listed below must arrive at the International Relations Section by the deadline. The documents submitted will not be returned.

Last updated: October 29, 2018

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Required documents

1. Application form --- Please TYPE all items in the form except your signature on page 4.
2. Original bachelor's degree academic transcript in English/Japanese (Include date of issue)
Photocopy or English translation should be verified and bears FRESH school stamp by the university from which you received your bachelor's degree or by a notary public. An academic transcript should list all the courses you studied in each year, the marks or grades you achieved for each course and the grading system of your university.
3. Original master's degree academic transcript in English/Japanese (Include date of issue)
Photocopy or English translation should be verified and bears FRESH school stamp by the university from which you received (or will receive) your master's degree or by a notary public.
*If you are still working towards your master's degree, submit a provisional academic transcript.
*In case that an academic transcript is not available because the degree program does not offer course work but only research based, please submit a certificate issued by the university which states the program is research based (e.g. current enrollment certificate). Please let us know in case you cannot prepare such a certificate.
*If you acquired or will acquire two master's degrees or a higher degree, please submit academic transcripts for all the degrees you acquired or will acquire.
4. Original master's degree certificate in English/Japanese
Photocopy or English translation should be verified and bears FRESH school stamp by the university from which you received your master's degree or by a notary public.
*If you are still working towards your master's degree, submit a certificate issued by the university which states the expected date of acquisition of your master's degree. Use KUT official SSP form No. 1.
*If you have already received your degree,
a) The certificate should clearly state that you have received your master's degree. Completion of a master's program is not sufficient.
b) Submit your FINAL (OFFICIAL) degree certificate. A provisional certificate is not acceptable.
*The certificate should be for the degree which is comparable to or is higher than the one offered at KUT (master's degree) after 18 years of education.
(In the case you proceeded to the M. Phil program after Master's program, you should submit the certificate of your M. Phil program also.)
5. (1) Past fields of study in English --- Approximately 1 page
(2) Research outline in English --- Research outline which you plan to do at KUT, approximately 1 page
6.

Two signed recommendation letters in English/Japanese
Use KUT official SSP form No. 2.
*Each recommendation letter must be an original with original hand-written signature by your referee in the last page of the form. Copies of singed letters are not accepted.

7. Original certificate of health in English/Japanese issued within the past 6 months
Use KUT official SSP form No. 3.
For those who are affiliated with a university, organization or company in Japan and have an annual health checkup, health certificates in different formats are also acceptable.

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Other documents: (If you have the following documents, please submit them )

1. Rank certificate (in English/Japanese) for bachelor's and master's program issued by the university, stating your rank in the class (e.g. 2nd out of 25 students )
2. Copies of your past publications including graduation thesis
3. Certificate of English ability ( such as TOEFL, IELTS, CET, etc )
4. Copy of your passport or other identification documents such as citizenship certificate, birth certificate, etc.

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Sending Address

International Relations Section, Kochi University of Technology

  • Address

    Tosayamada, Kami City, Kochi 782-8502, JAPAN

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    +81-887-53-1130

  • Fax.

    +81-887-57-2000