Entrance Examination (This information is for the Admission in October 2015 and April 2016 )◆Admission for Japanese/International students
Examination Schedule, Application Documents
Detailed information such as the examination schedule and application documents are published in the application guidelines distributed in early May each year. The application guidelines can be found on the Yokohama National University Urban YNU home page. Admission is in April and October; October admissions are offered if the program does not have a full quota of students. Details concerning the entrance examination are also provided on the Y-GSA website.
Scholastic Achievement Test (Total Score: 600 points)
Academic Exam (200 points)
Applicants of regular admission must select six subjects from among twelve subjects available.
1) Architectural history
2) Architecture and planning
3) Urban planning
4) Urban environmental management and planning
5) Architectural environmental engineering
6) Building materials and construction system
7) Structural mechanics of buildings
8) Structural planning of buildings
9) Visual Media Studies
10) Audio Media Studies
11) Literary Studies
12) Performance Studies
Applicants of Special admission for international students can select English essay instead of the above six subjects.
On-the-spot design (200 points)
This is an examination of the ability to produce an architectural concept for a given problem in five hours. The task is to express an architectural idea freehand. The applicant presents the result at the interview.
Portfolio and Interview (100 points)
The portfolio is to consist of two or more architectural works they have created, and undergo an oral assessment in that regard.
English (100 points)
Prospective applicants will be asked to submit TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores.
◆Japanese government scholarship(Monbukagakusho scholarship) for international students
We recommend getting Japanese government scholarship(Monbukagakusho scholarship) for international students. Please refer to the following page and check the admission procedure.