The General Three Step-by-Step Options to Study in Japan (Privately-financed Students) | Study in Japan

The General Step-by-Step Options to Study in Japan
(Privately-financed Students)

OPTION 1

Qualification :

STPM, A-Level, UEC, IBD, Diploma or equivalent qualification (with 12 years formal education, good command in English)

  • Apply for Japanese undergraduate courses which offered in English language.
  • Pre-requisite of Japanese language proficiency is not necessary.
  • Duration of study is 4 years for regular undergraduate faculties.
  • List of Japanese undergraduate courses offered in English language could be downloaded from Univerysity Degree Courses offered in English

OPTION 2

Qualification :

STPM, A-Level, UEC, IBD, Diploma or equivalent qualification     (with 12 years of formal education, Japanese  language command is insufficient)

  • Study for Japanese language as well as University Preparatory Course offered by private universities / junior colleges
  • Study for Japanese language course at Japanese language institutes publicly notified by the Ministry of Justice
  • Study for the Pre-U Course offered by Pusat Bahasa Teikyo (PBT) in Malaysia.
    Duration of study is 1 year ~ 20 months.
Apply for Japanese undergraduate courses which offered in Japanese language.
  • Sit for admission tests required by Japanese university ; e.g. EJU Examination.
  • EJU Examination is also conducted in Malaysia.
  • Malaysian students who choose to sit for EJU Examination in Malaysia and apply for Japanese university which offered the Pre-arrival Admission System will be granted admission by Japanese university by using EJU Examination results, without having to travel to Japan for another round of admission test.
  • In the case where Japanese university requires international students to sit for their own admission test beside the EJU Examination, it is necessary for the students to travel to Japan to sit for the required test.

OPTION 3

Qualification :

SPM or O-Level
(without 12 years of formal education)

  • Study for Japanese language as well as University Preparatory Course at one of the designated Japanese language institutes by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology – Japan (MEXT).

Malaysia = 1 school (PBT)

Japan = 24 schools

>> University Preparatory Courses

Apply for Japanese undergraduate courses which offered in Japanese language.

 

  • Sit for admission tests required by Japanese university ; e.g. EJU Examination.
  • EJU Examination is also conducted in Malaysia.

 

  • Malaysian students who choose to sit for EJU Examination in Malayisa and apply for Japanese university which offered Pre-arrival Admission System will be granted admission by Japanese university by using EJU Examination results, without having to travel to Japan for another round of admission test.
  • In the case where Japanese university requires international students to sit for their own admission test beside the EJU Examination, it is necessary for the students to travel to Japan to sit for the required test.

 

*  Duration of study for regular undergraduate faculties = 4 years

*  Duration of study for faculties of medicine, dentistry, veterinary sciences and certain faculty in pharmacy = 6 years