Japanese Language Program for International Students

INFORMATION

The Health and Medical Faculty of the University has three departments: Physiotherapy Department, Judo Therapy Department and Acupuncture Moxibustion Department. The students learn Western and traditional medicine as well. The school fosters human resources with a rich sense of humanity. Backed by National Judo Therapy and Acupuncture Cooperative, the University has been researching Western medicine through the long history of traditional medicine and the scientific basis. We are focusing on advancing the cultivation of human resources in medical and healthcare fields.

This program for international students supports them in many ways to contribute to the global society: learning Japanese language, knowing Japanese culture and knowledge, and going on to Takarazuka University of Medical and Health Care, its group schools or other medical welfare academies. Students are expected to learn Japanese language for going on to different-field universities, postgraduate courses and career colleges. The future vision of every student is the starting point for our consultations and career guidance.

1

Outstanding students
are entitled to enroll
Takarazuka University of
Medical and Health Care.

2

Students may go on to
Program of Care Workers
to get qualified for
care worker examination.

3

There are courses
to learn
Japanese language
level by level.

4

Teachers and instructors
are in charge of
their classes
for fine supports.

5

Students can learn
not just Japanese language
but also its culture,
customs and manners.

Education

Japanese language

Our well-experienced teaching staff support your campus life on an individual basis. The level-by-level class entry system helps students to effectively learn four language skills (speaking, reading, listening and writing). Besides, preparations for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test and Examnation for Japanese University.

Elective courses

Students can take electives (English, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, integrated studies, etc.) for Examination for Japanese University or EJU.

Japanese culture

Students get to know this subject too. They participate in tea ceremony and other hands-on experiences, as well as the Star Festival and yukata-wearing event. During the autumn term, study tours are also arranged.

Homeroom activity

Homeroom teachers stand by you to explain procedures necessary for living in Japan and to give helping hands if students do not know what to do and how to do.

Dedicated student
advice staff

The University has a staff for helping students to subscribe to cellphones, handle banking system, go through government office procedures and other supports.

[Typical subject timetable]

MON TUE WED THU FRI
1st
lesson
9:00
~
10:30
Comprehensive
Japanese language
Grammer Comprehensive
Japanese language
Grammer JLPT preparations
2nd
lesson
10:40
~
12:10
Listening and
conversation
Reading Japanese
vocabulary
Things Japanese Writing
3rd
lesson
13:00
~
14:30
*Integrated
studies
*English Homeroom *Mathematics/
Biology
*Physics/
Chemistry

*Asterisked sublects are elective.

LIFE

Part-time jobs

During semesters, a student may work part-time up to 28 hours a week. For long vacations, jobs of up to 8 hours daily are acceptable. Students will be advised to take on par t-time jobs depending on their Japanese skills.

DormitoryLocation: near the campus

Living cost:
Approx.
¥80,000
monthly

Dormitory Move-in fee ¥30,000
Deposit ¥10,000
Bedding fee ¥10,000
Total cost ¥50,000
Monthly cost Dorm rent ¥28,000 and up

*The utility bill payment of about ¥3,000 monthly is also needed.
*Separate necessary expenses may accrue.

*a plan shared with two

[Annual action plan]

April July August November
Entrance ceremony Japanese language proficiently test Summer vacation Exam for Japanese University Admission for International Students
Orientation Semester final exams Field trip
December January March
Japanese language proficiently test New Year's Day Commencement ceremony
Winter holidays Semester final exams
April July August November December January March
Entrance ceremony Japanese language proficiently test Summer vacation Exam for Japanese University Admission for International Students Japanese language proficiently test New Year's Day Commencement ceremony
Orientation Semester final exams Field trip Winter holidays Semester final exams

High achievers can go on to
Takarazuka University of
Medical and Health Care.

The staffers are willing to support students for going on to the above university, group schools or other medical welfare academies. Students can also receive counseling for other universities, postgraduate courses and career colleges on an individual basis.

Enrollment and tuition

Application qualification

Those with 12-year education program completed in foreign countries
Those with Japanese language proficiency equivalent to more than “Japanese-Language Proficiency Test” N4 level.

Enrollment

Course name 1-year 1.5-year 2-year
Enrollment season April,2021 October,2021 April,2021
Application period October,2020~31st, January, 2021 April,2021~31st, July, 2021 October,2020~31st, January, 2021

Enrollment and tuition

  1-year course 1.5-year course 2-year course
Entrance Examination FeeAdmission Fee 20,000 20,000 20,000
Admission Fee 120,000 120,000 120,000
Tuition Fee 620,000 930,000 1,240,000
Textbook Fee 20,000 30,000 35,000
Student Insurance Fee 10,000 15,000 20,000
Expenses 25,000 30,000 35,000
Total 815,000 1,145,000 1,470,000

Scholarship

Those who passed JLPT N2 when you submit an application will be exempt from paying the admission fee.
Those who passed JLPT N3 when you submit an application will be exempt from paying half of the admission fee.

Documents for application

Applicant

  • Application for Admission (original)
  • Statement of purpose (original)
  • Final academic diploma (original or copy)
  • Certificate of final academic transcript. (original or copy)
  • Certificate of Japanese Language proficiency (if available) (original or copy)
  • Certificate of Japanese language learning (original)
  • 8 ID photos 4cm long × 3 cm wide
  • Copy of Passport (All pages)

Financial supporter

  • Letter of Financial Support (original)
  • Balance certificate (original)
  • Occupation certificate (original)
  • Income certificate (original)
  • Identify certificate(copy)
  • Document to certify the relationship with the applicant.

* For details, download the application guidebook from the University website.

ACCESS

(Osaka Toyosaki Campus)

The campus is conveniently located a 10-minute walk away from Osaka Metro Nakatsu Station or a 15-minute walk away from Hankyu Railway Nakatsu Station. The folksy neighborhood provides for some supermarkets and shopping streets. Osaka is the biggest city of western Japan and the source to offer information down the ages. From here, Kobe is accessed in 30 minutes and Kyoto and Nara in one hour, which means you are within the range of history and culture.

7-7-17, Toyosaki, Kita-ku, Osaka
10-minute walk from Osaka Metro Nakatsu St.
15-minute walk from Hankyu Railway Nakatsu St.

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