The applicant is required to send the following documents before submitting an application. The graduate school admissions committee will determine whether the desired field of research matches what is offered at TCU. These documents should be submitted b
Prescreening Consultation Application (Form 9)
Academic Transcript (theological education only)
Certificate of Graduation (theological education only)
Master’s Thesis and Summary
Screening Fee Waiver Request 2022 (Form 11)Only those who are eligible. (See “4-9 Application Fee” on page 7.) Passport copy ofall pages containing personal information and visa status in Japan must be attached.
Special Assistance Request (Form 12)Applicants without disabilities do not need to submit it.
Deadlines and Screening Schedule
|November Screening||January Screening|
|Time of Entrance||* April / August 2022||* April / August 2022|
|Prescreening Consultation||Applicants must have a prescreening consultation at least one month before application.|
|Application Periods||September 28 – October 6, 2021||November 22-30, 2021|
|Initial Screening Result Notification||October 22, 2021||January 7, 2022|
|** English Exam and Interview Periods||November 17, 18, 19, 22 or 24, 2021
English Exam: November 24, 2021
|January 24-28, 2022
English Exam: January 28, 2022
|Final Result Notification||December 2, 2021||February 10, 2022|
|Enrollment Deadline||December 16, 2021||February 25, 2022|
* Successful applicants may choose the time of entrance.
** Exam date and time will be notified at the time of the initial screening result notification by email.
- Initial Screening
The admissions committee will review previous research achievement (a Master’s thesis or equivalent) and other application documents, including a dissertation proposal based on previous research.
- English Exam & Interview
Applicants who pass the initial screening will be given an English exam and an interview.