Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Japan.
To meet minimum entry requirements for postgraduate programmes you should have a Bachelor's degree (Gakushi) from a prestigious Japanese university.
We are looking for students who have performed very well throughout their degree and received a GPA of 3.0+.
Application to PhD study typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal.
However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.
Further guidance on academic entry requirements
You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the College Admissions Offices.
English Language requirements
All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.
Edinburgh Global's representative for Japan is Esther Sum.
You can contact our team for admissions advice and support at: email@example.com
We are running all our applicant information sessions online. You can sign up to talk to a member of staff and view a presentation about study in Edinburgh.
Support in your country
There are around 7,250 students from Asia currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.