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Education has the power to change your life, but without a high level of Japanese it might seem impossible to study at a higher level in Japan.
But, for those who are serious about higher education and landing a successful career in Japan, GLOBIS University offers students the chance to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Tokyo, in English and in just one year.
Read on to find out more about this exciting live-and-study opportunity in Japan.
GLOBIS University is Japan’s largest business school, with several campuses in Japan as well as locations in Singapore, Shanghai and Bangkok. The school was started in 1992 by entrepreneur Yoshito Hori, is fully accredited by the Japan University Accreditation Association and recognised by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
The GLOBIS MBA covers a broad spectrum of business management-related topics and a variety of specialised courses.
The Full-time MBA involves classes during the weekdays and towards the end of the program, there is an internship component to gain real-world experience. Students must complete 48 credits, which is about 32 courses, including compulsory subjects in order to graduate.
Due to the hands-on nature of the MBA program, applicants must have some prior professional work experience, a minimum of two years before applying.
In addition to being Japan’s biggest MBA school, GLOBIS also offers its programs in English – perfect for those who are still working on their Japanese language skills. The classes are kept small to optimise students’ learning experience. Career support for students is a focus for GLOBIS. The school partners with 120 organisations and supports students in getting internships with these companies.
GLOBIS’ location in Japan also means students get to study for a well-regarded degree in the world’s third-largest economy and in a country with a high standard of living, excellent infrastructure, low crime and fairly even wealth distribution relative to the world’s other major economies.
It’s highly likely! On average 85% of students succeed in getting a job within 3 months of completing the Full-time program.
Previous GLOBIS students have found jobs in a range of sectors including finance, IT, fashion, energy and many others.
There are a number of requirements that applicants need to meet in order to apply. These include having a Bachelor’s degree and full-time work experience. For more information on application requirements, please see our school page.
The Full-time program has a total cost of 4,070,000 JPY. The tuition fee is 3,845,000 JPY and there is an enrollment fee of 225,000 JPY to be paid upon acceptance of the enrollment offer. The application fee for candidates from overseas is 15,000 JPY and 36,000 JPY for those living in Japan.
GLOBIS offers generous scholarships which can cover 50% of the tuition cost and can also extend education loans to finance up to 50% of tuition. Additionally, there are other external scholarships available.
There are only 35 spots per year for the full-time program and early applicants will be first in line to be considered for scholarships and financial assistance.
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