盛岡情報ビジネス専門学校 日本語学科 Morioka Japanese Language School

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Entrance Requirements

  • Course A, B
    1. Applicants must have a 12-year course of education in a foreign country
    2. Applicants must have JLPT N5 or higher
    3. Applicants must have the ability to pay the cost of school and living expenses to study in Japan
  • Applied Japanese Language Course
    1. Applicants must have Japanese language ability equivalent to JLPT N2 or higher
    2. Those who were registered at a Japanese language school in Japan for one year or more
    3. Applicants must have the ability to pay the cost of school and living expenses to study in Japan

    Capacity and Application Period

    Course Capacity Course period Course
    Hours
    (Hours)
    Course
    Weeks
    (Weeks)
    Entrance Month Deadline for
    Application
    Japanese
    Language
    Department
    Course A 30 2 Years 1,600 80 April the end of October (Preceding year)
    Course B 30 1 Year &
    6 Months
    1,200 60 October the end of April
    Applied
    Japanese
    Language
    Department
    30 1 Year 900 40 April March 20th

    Application Documents

    Notes

    • For all documents which are not designated “copy” the original should be submitted
    • Copy should be printed single-sided
    • All of the application documents should be submitted within 3 months of issue
    • Write as clearly and carefully as possible
    • Do not use correction liquid or other corrective methods
    • Fill in all of the necessary items completely
    • All documents to be filled in by an applicant must be filled in by himself/herself
    • All documents to be filled in by a sponsor must be filled in by himself/herself
    • Other documents may be asked to be presented if necessary
    • We do not return documents we received (except for diplomas and academic transcripts).
    • We do not refund application fee and admission fee you have paid
    • When documents are found to be false, entrance permission can be revoked even after entrance procedures have started taking place
    • Documents in a foreign language have to have Japanese translations attached

    Documents for the Applicant to Prepare

    1. Application for Admission (Form A)
    2. Statement of Purpose (Form B)
    3. Japanese Language Ability Certificate issued by your Japanese language school
      If you have taken JLPT, NAT-TEST or J.TEST, the original certificate needs to be submitted (We will return the original after examination)
      If the applicant has studied Japanese at an educational institution, the transcripts or report card including the attendance period and grades should be attached
    4. Oath (Form C)
    5. Family register certificate (Korean, Taiwanese only )
    6. Photos
      6 photographs sized 4cm × 3cm
      Submitted photographs should be taken within the past 3 months, and should be clear, showing front, upper body with bare head, and no background
      Write your nationality and full name on back side of photographs
    7. Diploma
      Applicants currently in school should submit a “graduation letter” and “school certificate” to show that they are currently in a program and intend to graduate
      Chinese bachelor applicant should also submit documents that testify that the diploma is an authentic document and CHSI or CDGDC certificate
    8. Academic Transcripts
      Chinese nationals should also submit documents that testify that the transcript is an authentic document
    9. Certificate of Employment (For those currently employed)
    10. Copy of Passport Identification page, if applicant has one

    Documents for Sponsor to Prepare

    A. In the case that the applicant's relative will remit school and living expenses from the applicant’s native country/overseas

    The sponsor should have regular work and be able to pay for the applicant's expenses

    1. Guarantor form (Form D)
    2. Statement of financial sponsorship (Designated Form E - should be hand-written in native language)
    3. Certificate of relationship between sponsor and applicant
      Chinese ⇒ Family relation authentication document
      Korean and Taiwanese ⇒ family register
      Vietnamese ⇒ Birth certificate, family register and national ID card of applicant and sponsor
      Other countries ⇒ Birth certificate etc.
    4. Certificate of bank balance and bank statement
      It should be a currency which can be remitted to Japan
      《Note》 A "balance certificate" published by the sponsor’s bank showing the account balance in Japanese yen or U.S. dollars is desirable
    5. Certificate of Employment
      ・A document issued by the company (specifying the name and location of the company, job tenure and job content) should be submitted
      ・In the case that the sponsor is a business manager or owner, a document, such as a "certified copy of register", showing that the sponsor is the manager or owner of the business should be submitted
    6. Certificate of income for the last 3 years)
      ・A document proving ability to cover expenses, such as a document showing the annual income of the previous year, issued by the sponsor’s work place, should be submitted
      ・In the case that the sponsor is a business manager or owner a tax document which indicates the annual income is necessary
      ・If the sponsor has assets other than the bank deposits a document should be attached to prove this
    7. Certificate of tax payment for the last 3 years

    B. In the case that the guarantor or sponsor is living in Japan and will pay school and living expenses

    1. Guarantor form (Form D)
    2. Statement of financial sponsorship (Form E- should be hand-written in native language)
    3. Seal registration certificate
    4. Tax certificate of sponsor - One of the following documents confirming annual income
      ・ “Tax Certificate No.1, No.2” issued by tax office
      ・ “Taxation Certificate” issued by city/ward office
    5. Work certificate of sponsor
      ・”Certificate of Employment” issued by work place
      ・If self-employed submit “Final Return” (Office copy)
      ・If a company executive submit “Certified Copy of Company Registration”
    6. Sponsor’s certificate of residence
      A document with all residents in the household listed should be submitted
      In the case that the sponsor is not Japanese, a copy of both sides of Residence card

    C. In the case that the applicant will pay school and living expenses by himself/herself

    1. Applicant’s certificate of bank balance and bank statement
      It should be a currency which can be remitted to Japan
      A "balance certificate" published by the applicant’s bank showing the account balance in Japanese yen or U.S. dollars is desirable
    2. Certificate of employment if currently employed
      A document issued by the applicant’s work place (specifying the name and location of the company, job tenure and job content) should be submitted
    3. Certificate indicating receipt of a scholarship(unnecessary when not receiving a scholarship)

    How to Apply

    Mail or bring the application to the school in person

    Address and contact information:

    Morioka Information Business & Design College
    3-4-1 Osakawara, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture 020-0025, JAPAN
    TEL: +81-19-651-5530/FAX: +81-19-651-5553
    Email: nihongo@mjls.jp

    Selection System

    Written exam, interview test

    Application fee of 20,000 yen (Submit yen-denominated payment with application documents)

    Flow Chart for School Entrance

    ※The above schedule is for Course A.

    Course B begins 6 months later than Course A, so add 6 months to calculate the timeline.

    School Expenses

    Items Course A
    (2 years)
    Course B
    (1 year and 6 months)
    Applied
    Japanese
    language
    Course
    (1 year)
    1st year 2nd year 1st year 2nd year
    Application
    Fee
    20,000 yen 0 yen 20,000 yen 0 yen 20,000 yen
    Admission
    Fee
    80,000 yen 0 yen 80,000 yen 0 yen 80,000 yen
    Tuition 440,000 yen 440,000 yen 440,000 yen 220,000 yen 460,000 yen
    Equipment
    Cost
    100,000 yen 100,000 yen 100,000 yen 50,000 yen 100,000 yen
    Maintenance
    Cost
    30,000 yen 30,000 yen 30,000 yen 15,000 yen 30,000 yen
    Texts Fee 20,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen 10,000 yen 20,000 yen
    Accident
    Insurance
    10,000 yen 10,000 yen 10,000 yen 5,000 yen 10,000 yen
    Extra-curricular
    Cost
    10,000 yen 10,000 yen 10,000 yen 5,000 yen 10,000 yen
    Subtotal 710,000 yen 610,000 yen 710,000 yen 305,000 yen 730,000 yen
    Total 1,320,000 yen 1,015,000 yen
    • Tuition for a year is paid in advance of entrance into the school. Remit payment in yen.
    • When Japan embassy refuse to issue a visa, or in case of withdrawal or declination, payments except for the application fee and the admission fee will be returned according to our regulation.
    • After arriving in Japan, if the student decides to leave school, as a rule the tuition cannot be returned.

    Wire-transfer Payment Details

    Name of Bank: KITA NIPPON BANK

    Branch name: HONCHOU BRANCH

    Branch Code: 003

    SWIFT: KNPBJPJT

    Account Number: 7052862

    Account Holder: TATSUZAWA GAKKAN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION CHAIRMAN MASAHARU TATSUZAWA

    Living Expenses

    • About 50,000 yen per month is required for living expenses in addition to tuition.
    • To cover all living expenses with a part-time job will make studying difficult. Please prepare sufficient funds beforehand.

    Other Items

    • Part-time Job
      Students with a "Student Visa", can have a part-time job up to 28 hours per week to the extent that it does not cause trouble with their studies.
    • Living Place
      Student dormitories are available. Dormitory expenses are 22,000 to 33,000 yen per month. (Utilities and meal costs are not included)
    • Health Management
      International students join the National Health Insurance program in case of emergency illness or injury and to help them lead a secure life. After joining the National Health Insurance, 70% of patients' medical fees are covered when receiving care at medical facilities. (Patients are responsible for 30%) (This insurance fee will be paid separately after the student enters Japan)

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