Graduate Admissions

The sessions for graduate admissions (in Japanese)

The sessions for graduate admissions (online) were held on May 8th (Sat.) and June 5th (Sat.) in 2021. (Both sessions were held in Japanese.) See this page.

Priority Assignment System for Master’s Degree Applicants Who Wish to Enroll a Doctoral Program

In the entrance examination for the summer of 2021, we will set up a few priority placement slots in each laboratory for master’s course applicants who wish to proceed to a doctoral program at the same laboratory where they completed their master’s program. Applicants who wish to use this system should contact the faculty member of the desired laboratory by June 8, 2021. Details will be explained at the entrance exam briefings on May 8 and June 5. 

Special Selection for International Applicants

A special selection system for international applicants will be implemented for the summer of 2021. Applicants who wish to use this system should contact the faculty member of the desired laboratory by June 8, 2021. Details will be explained at the entrance exam briefings on May 8 and June 5. 

Examination subjects for Master Program

The graduate school entrance examinations for the summer of 2021 will be held as follows. The content of the exam is subject to change before the exam, so please be sure to check the “Guide to Entrance Examinations”.

Examination subjects
(2nd stage)
Remarks
1) Foreign languages
(English)
*1

Submission of an official score:

TOEFL iBT,
or
TOEFL iBT Home Edition

There will be no written test at the venue.            

(200 points)
                                       
2) General education subjects Chemistry

Physical Chemistry
(1 problem)

Inorganic Chemistry
(1 problem)

Organic Chemistry
(1 problem)
Answer all three problems on the left.
Questions related to analytical chemistry,
polymer chemistry, and biochemistry may be
included in any of the questions.

Applicants will select two of the three
problems immediately after the examination,
and the scores of the selected problems will
be used for the pass/fail judgment and
laboratory assignment.

(600 points)

Link to past questions
(Note that the number of subjects and questions
are different from the current number)

https://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/soee/admission/general_past.html

3) Oral examinationIn the oral examination, motivation for
studying at the Department of Applied
Chemistry and communication ability are
gauged. In addition, questions on research
for the graduation thesis (or the equivalent)
and general chemistry are asked.

(100 points)

Note:
*1: 【 Excerpt of Notes on submitting an official TOEFL score】
■ Please check the application guidelines for the Graduate School of Engineering carefully.
■ Applicants should submit an official TOEFL score from a test administered in September 2019 or later.

Examination subjects for Doctoral Program,  Application Schedule A

The graduate school entrance examinations for the summer of 2021 will be held as follows. The content of the exam is subject to change before the exam, so please be sure to check the “Guide to Entrance Examinations”.

Examination subjects*1 Remarks
1) Foreign languages
(English)
*2,*3

Submission of an
official score:

TOEFL iBT,
or
TOEFL iBT Home
Edition

There will be no written test at the venue.            

                                       
2) Specialized
academic subjects

Essay type examination on specialized
academic subjects

3) Oral examinationQuestions on the research performed in
one’s master’s program or equivalent
thereof are asked.

Note:
*1  Applicants who have completed (or plan to complete) the master’s or professional degree program at The University of  Tokyo are exempted from “foreign languages”.
*2   Please check the application guidelines of the Graduate School of Engineering carefully. Application Schedule A: Applicants should submit an official TOEFL score from a test administered in September 2019   or later.
*3   The score must be 61 in iBT or above.

How to obtain an application guideline
and application forms

Please refer to the admission homepage in the Graduate School of Engineering.
http://www.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/soee/admission/general_guideline.html

You can download the Guide to Entrance Examinations for Department of Applied Chemistry by cricking the download button.
In the guide PDF, you can see the list of research labs currently accepting students .

Text books

Below is the list of text books used in the lectures offered at the department of applied chemistry.

– Shriver & Atkins’ Inorganic Chemistry
– Organic Chemistry (Jonathan Clayden, Nick Greeves, and Stuart Warren)