Admission Policy for Graduate School

Ideal graduate student figure

With the motto Open Space, Open Mind, Future University Hakodate aims to foster graduate students with motivation, responsiveness, and expertise in Systems Information Science so they can tackle the challenges in creating and discovering new ways of understanding for the purpose of enhancing human knowledge and capabilities.

Based on the concept of Systems Information Science, the University aims to foster human resources capable of dealing with complex systems in the information society. The University emphasizes the development of specialized knowledge, research skills, and creativity. In particular, the doctoral program focuses on the candidate’s ability to produce authoritative academic and industrial achievements in their specialized field.

Proficiency to be evaluated during the entrance examination

1. Specialized subjects
Applicants are expected to be acquainted with the fundamental concepts of their field of study in Systems Information Science. Being able to draw on related fields will also be advantageous.
2. English
Applicants are expected to be proficient in English (vocabulary, grammar and an ability to read and write in English) necessary for conducting research. The command of English is required in order to understand ideas, express opinions and participate in academic discourse.
3. Interview
Applicants will be expected to clearly and succinctly present their research plan, progress, and expected outcomes.

 

 

Master’s/Doctoral Students Sought by FUN and Screening Method of Their Qualities and Abilities
ClassificationStudents Sought by FUNOutline of ExamScreening MethodImplementation Schedule
Master’s ProgramStudents who can challenge new field in Systems Information Science, acquire basic achievement related to special field, have motivation and ability to respond, communication skills and English fluency required to conduct research.Basic academic achievement related to the special field and ability to use it are evaluated by written exam prepared by the applied field. Moreover, the ability to conduct research is evaluated by the research plan submitted at the time of application and ability to use English on research is evaluated by private English test. Interview is given based on the application documents to screen communication skill, operation capability of specialized knowledge, ability to conduct research, and independent creativity.

・Submitted TOEIC score (to evaluate ability to use English)

・Interview (based on applying and research plan submitted at the time of application, and Q&A) 

August
Doctoral ProgramStudents who can challenge new field in Systems Information Science, acquire basic achievement related to special field, have motivation and ability to respond, communication skill in Japanese and English to appropriately present research results to academic community and the industrial world in particular.Basic academic achievement in Systems Information Science, ability to conduct research, and communication skill are evaluated through the presentation about research achievements and research plan after the admission and Q&A. Communication skill in English related to the research is particularly evaluated during the Q&A session.・Interview (based on presentation about research achievements, reasons for applying and research plan submitted at the time of application, and Q&A)August