Duration
4 years
Intakes
Apr Oct
Study mode
Full-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Advanced Molecular Chemistry (AMC) course is a fundamental chemistry curriculum with an emphasis on materials science. Students will be educated and do research in organic, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, polymer chemistry, biochemistry and materials chemistry. This programme is designed to train future leaders in the field of materials science, which is important in the new technologies.

Specifically, this AMC course can help students to develop the skills required for identifying and solving research problems within science and technology.

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

  • Not a Japanese citizen.
  • Not a foreigner with a permanent residence permit.
  • Case is deemed exceptional by Tohoku University.

Has received education in a Japanese school, but the total length is less than 6 years. 

One of the following:

  • Completed a 12-year curriculum of school education in a foreign country, or have an equivalent education as specified by the Minister of Education of Japan.
  • 18 years of age or older, and have an International Baccalaureate Degree, an Abitur qualification, or a French Baccalaureate, or have completed a 12-year curriculum at an educational institution in Japan certified by WASC, ASCI, or CIS.
  • 18 years of age or older, and Tohoku University deems my academic abilities to be equal or superior to those of a high school graduate. 

One of the following:

  • Met or exceeded the score required by the relevant FGL course in the TOEFL-iBT, TOEFL-PBT, or IELTS.
  • Attended for four years or longer a middle/high school, where the main language used for teaching was English (even if my country/region's official language is not English), and I can submit a certificate from that school's principal to verify this. Because I cannot take a TOEFL test, I have contacted Tohoku University in advance, and will submit any certificates requested.