関西医科大BRAND

関西医科大学

本学は、建学の精神に則り、自由・自律・自学の学風のもと、学問的探究心を備え、幅広い教養と国際的視野をもつ人間性豊かな良医を育成することを教育の理念としています。

慈仁心鏡
慈仁心鏡、すなわち慈しみ・めぐみ・愛を心の規範として生きる医人を育成することを建学の精神とする。

関連施設

  • 附属病院
  • 総合医療センター
  • 香里病院
  • 天満橋総合クリニック
  • 附属看護専門学校
  • 卒後臨床研修センター
入試情報

Admission Guidelines for the Graduate School of Medicine, Kansai Medical University, 2017

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Examination Outline

From 2017, “General Entrance Examination”, “Entrance Examination for Working People” and “Entrance Examination for International Students” will be conducted. Please note that there are different types of entrance examinations depending on the application qualifications.

 

First Semester
<General/Working People>

First Semester
<International Students>

Second Semester
<General/Working People>

 Application Eligibility : Application period  June 29, 2016 - July 13, 2016 November 30, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Application period July 27, 2016 -
August 17, 2016
July 27, 2016 -
September 21, 2016 
January 4, 2017 -
January 25, 2017 
 Examination date September 3, 2016 Documentary Examination
and Skype Interview
 February 4, 2017
Announcement of successful applicants October 12, 2016
12:00 noon
February 16, 2017
12:00 noon 
Period for enrollment procedure October 12, 2016 -
October 26, 2016
October 12, 2016 -
November 30, 2016
 February 16, 2017 - March 2, 2017

※ When an applicant apply for the Entrance Examination for International Students, an interview will be held with the professor through the SKYPE in advance.

※ The application eligibility can required depending on your academic background and preferred course before the period for application. Please refer to “2. Application Qualifications”, and be careful not to miss it.

※ After the completion of entrance procedures, the applicants are required to take the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) before enrollment.

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1. Major and Number of Students to be Enrolled

 
 Course Subject Number of students to be enrolled 
Medical Science Cource Anatomy and Cell Science (AnatomyⅠ)
Anatomy and Brain Science (AnatomyⅡ)
Cellular and Molecular Physiology (PhysiologyⅠ)
Cognitive Neuroscience (PhysiologyⅡ)
Molecular and Functional Biorogy (Medical Chemistry)
Molecular Pharmacology, Matrix Biology and Medicine (Pharmacology)
Stem Cell Pathology (PathologyⅠ)
Comparative Pathology (PathologyⅡ)
Viral Oncology (Microbiology)
Stem Cell Biology (Hygiene)
Public Health and International Health (Public Health)
Molecular and Cell Biology (Public Health)
Forensic Science (Legal Medicine)
Molecular Immunology (Department of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Biomedical Science)
Functional Neuroscience (Department of Functional Neuroscience Genetics, Institute of Biomedical Science)
Cell Signaling (Department of Bioinformatics, Institute of Biomedical Science)
Laboratory Animal Medicine (Department of Animal Models for Human Diseases, Institute of Biomedical Science)
Hematology, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology and Infectious Disease Medicine (Internal MedicineⅠ)
Cardiology, Nephrology, and Endocrinology and Metabolism (Internal Medicine Ⅱ)
Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Internal Medicine Ⅲ)
Psychosomatic Medicine (Psychosomatic Medicine)
Neurology (Neurology)
Neuropsychiatry (Neuropsychiatry)
Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
Surgery (Surgery)
Cardiovascular Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgery)
Thoracic Surgery(Thoracic Surgery)
Research and Therapy of Brain Tumors and Central Nervous System Diseases (Neurosurgery)
Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopedic Surgery)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Dermatology (Dermatology)
Urology and Andrology (Urology and Andrology)
Ophthalmology and Visual Science (Ophthalmology)
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery)
Radiology (Radiology)
Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (Anesthesiology)
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Acute Critical Medicine,Traumatology and Disaster Medicine (Emergency and Critical Care Medicine)
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics)
Cell Biology (Biology)
Biochemistry (Chemistry)
Biophysics (Physics)
Health Science (Health Science)
Medical Informatics (University Information Center)
Medical Behavioral Science (Psychology)
 
50
in total

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2. Application Qualifications

Application Qualifications

Those who fall under any of the items (a) to (c) and have the status of residence of “Student”.

a). Those who have foreign nationality, and have completed, or will completed an 18-year course of scholastic education by March 2017 in a foreign country. (The final courses should be either of medicine, dentistry, veterinary sciences, or pharmaceutical sciences.) However, if the final course offers a 6-year education, less than 18 years is acceptable.

b). Those who have foreign nationality, and have 2-year or more of research experiences at a college, university, laboratory, etc after the completion of the equivalent of 16-year course of scholastic education in a foreign country, and also are confirmed scholastic abilities equal or exceeding  those mentioned in any of the above (a) .
→ The University will assess the qualifications of applicants based on the submitted documents.

c). Those who graduated from a foreign university or an overseas academic institution (it limits to one whose education and research activities have been approved by a person certified by the foreign country’s government or relevant facilities, or a person classified to grant certification by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology,) and completed a 5-year course of study or more if the applicant falls under a category of above (a) or completed a 3-year course of study or more if the applicant falls under a category of above (b).

Those who meet application qualification “(b)” must submit the following application documents to Educational Affairs Division during the period below for the application eligibility. If you send your documents by mail, send them by registered express delivery, and mark "document for the application eligibility" on the envelop in red ink. The screening results of application qualification will be sent to the applicant by express registered mail.


Application Form for
Eligibility Evaluation
( designated form Word / PDF )
 
Resume
( designated form Word / PDF )
Provide information of academic history and work experience from the erollment of elementary school without any omission. 
* Certificate of Final Academic Background Diploma, Academic transcript
* Research Activities of the Applicant Provide information of research activities after the graduation of a college (university) or at the laboratory (including achievement lists)
* Certificate of Employment (School)Period Prepared by a representative of the work place or school authority
* Research Achievements of the Institute the Applicant Belongs Issued by the laboratory the applicant belongs to (Laboratory Annual Report, Academic Conference Report, etc)

  * Arbitrary form

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Application Period for Application Eligibility



First semester
<International Students>
June 29, 2016 - July 13, 2016


[Address] submit to:
Graduate School of Medicine,
Educational Affairs Division, Administrative Office

Kansai Medical University,
2-5-1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573-1010, Japan
Tel: +81-72-804-0101
(extension) 2223 <Graduate course>
Email: gakumu@hirakata.kmu.ac.jp

Office hours are from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed Sundays and holidays),
from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturdays (exept the 2nd and 4th Saturdays)

* If the forms are delivered by mail, please mail by registered express mail so that it arrives before the application deadline.

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3. Application Procedure

Application Period


 First semester
<International Students>
  July 27, 2016 - September 21, 2016


[Address] submit to;
Graduate School of Medicine,
Educational Affairs Diveision, Administrative Office
Kansai Medical University
Bldg. 1F, 2-5-1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573-1010, Japan
Phone: +81-72-804-0101
(extension)  2223 <Graduate course>
Email: gakumu@hirakata.kmu.ac.jp

* The forms must be arrived within the above period.
* Please mail by registered express delivery and mark"Admission application"on the envelop in red ink.

Application Documents

Please submit the set of application documents to Educational Affairs Division of the Graduate School of Medicine, Kansai Medical University. If the forms are provided, please download and print out to submit.
If you send your documents by mail, please send them by registered express delivery, and mark "admission application" on the envelope in red ink. 
  
* all applicants must submit. 

* Admission Application Form
Use the form provided. On the backside of the application form, state your academic background and job history from the high school entrance without any omission. 
* Photo Card, Exam Admission Card, Copy for Accounting
Use the form provided. 
* Health Certificate Fill in the health certificate form provided by the University. The certificate issued by a university hospital, general hospital or health center after May 1st for 1st semester applicants or October 1st for 2nd semester applicants.
 * Financial Support Information Form Use the form provided.
* Statement of Purpose  A4 size paper, 800-1200 words in Japanese or 350-500 words in English.
* TOEFL iBT Official Score Report  Original one is required. The date of result must be within the 2 last years prior to application.
Letter of Recommendation From your current supervisor of university, institution or hospital in English or Japanese. Arbitrary form.
* Two photos of you taken within the last 3 months prior to application, without a hat, with upper body. Write your name and university on the back of the photo. (H: 50mm, W: 40mm) Paste them to the application form and the photo card.
* Examination fee \ 5,000
* If you submit the document by mail, please enclose the postal note.
A Self-addressed envelope for Exam Admittion card
(Only application by mail)
(Only for applications living in Japan)
 Affix a \392 (registered express postage) stamp to an envelope (120 × 235 mm) and write the recipant's name address and postal code.
Evidence of Diplomas or Degrees Not required of KMU graduates (or expected graduates)
A copy of doctor's license Only applicants who have the license
Certificate of the graduate school and the academic transcript Only who have received a Master's degree
Research Activities Only applicants who have research activities
Offprint of the Article Only applicants who have research activities
Several principal offprints
〔Attention〕
1)When filling out the documents, please print clearly using black or blue ink.
2)Incomplete application documents will not be accepted.
3)Neither documents nor entrance examination fee will be refunded for any reason whatsoever to any applicant once application procedures have been completed.
4)Applicants may be expelled from school at any time if any of the information on these documents is found to be false.

※ Protection of Personal Information
Personal identifiable information provided by application documents will be used only for
1. sending the exam admission card, admission announcement and documents
2. gathering statistical data of personal unidentifiable information

Forms for Application

forms

 Application Form,
Resume
(duplex printing)
 Excel file PDF file 
 Photo Card,
Exam Admission Card,
Copy for accounting
 Excel file PDF file 
Health certificate of the applicant for Graduate School of Medicine  Excel file PDF file
Financial Support
Information Form
 PDF file


sample

 Application Form,
Resume
(duplex printing)
 Excel file PDF file
 Photo Card,
Exam Admnission Card,
Copy for Accounting
 Excel file PDF file 

 

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4. Entrance Screening Procedure

Applicants will be assessed based on only submitted application documents. No written examination.

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5. Announcement of Successful Applicants

First Semester
<International Students>
October 12, 2016 12:00 noon Successful applicants will be announced on the KMU website and the bulletin board in KMU. In addition the noties will be sent to successful candidates along with documents related to enrollment procedures. The documents required for enrollment will be enclosed with the letter of acceptance.


A scholarship, “Grant for Researchers and Students in Kansai Medical University” will be offered for two years to a few successful candidates who don't have Japanese nationality from the top.
The successful applicants will know whether they will receive the scholarship or not when the application results will be announced. If the scholarship is unavailable, the applicant, supervisor and the center for international exchange will confirm his/her final intention.

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6. Enrollment Procedures

 First Semester
<International Students>
 October 12, 2016- November 30, 2016 Successful applicants will be required to complete the procedure within this period. 
* If the procedure is not completed by the date specified, it will be assumed that the applicant does not intend to enroll in the school and she/he will not be allowed to register.

Examination fee and tuition are nonrefundable regardless of any circumstance.
The enrollment procedure is completed as you send all necessary documents below as well as making the payment. Please see the enclosed documents with the letter of acceptance for the details.

Entrance Fee (easy terms avaiable)
Tuition (including training fee)
Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research
(for 4 years)
\200,000
\125,000
\3,300
Certificate of Resident or Equivalent Certificate 1
Written Pledge 1
(provided form)

* International students can be remitted all tuition if pass the screening.
* After the completion of entrance procedures, all new international students are required to take the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) before enrollment.

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7. Additional Information

1) Teaching Assistant (TA) system
Support for the graduate school students working as teaching or research assistants at KMU graduate school. Aimed at promoting research and education at KMU and fostering successors.

2) Research Assistant (RA) system
Aimed for enhancing, promoting research and education at KMU graduate school and supporting the graduate students economically.

3) Disaster and Accident Insurance for Students (Japan Educational Exchange and Services)
This insurance is available to cover physical damage or injury incurred by accidents during study or research activities, school activities, extra-curricular activities, at or while commuting to and from school facilities. All graduate students are required to join and pay an insurance premium of 3,300 yen for 4 years.

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8. Contact Information

Graduate School Affairs Section,
Student Affairs Division, Administrative Office
Kansai Medical University,
2-5-1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573-1010, Japan
Tel : +81-72-804-0101
(extension) 2223 <Graduate course>
Email: gakumu@hirakata.kmu.ac.jp

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