Prospective students who are interested in the Global Science Course (GSC) Undergraduate Transfer Program must fulfill the criteria listed below. The GSC Faculty Committee will evaluate each applicant individually to determine eligibility.

Education Abroad

Prospective students must have successfully completed or will be completing their first two years of studies in a comparable undergraduate program at an accredited higher educational institution before enrolling into GSC. It is also necessary for prospective students to have received secondary and post-secondary education outside of Japan.

Science Background

Prospective students must have completed basic Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Physics related subjects in their first and second year of undergraduate studies at their university before applying to GSC at the School of Science, The University of Tokyo, as a third year transfer student.

English Language

Prospective students must have a good command of the English language as all lectures are delivered in English. Applicants who meet either of the following criteria are not required to submit any English language proficiency test scores:

  1. Native speakers of the English language
  2. Received formal education in English continuously for the last 8 years

Applicants who do not meet either criteria are required to submit one of the following test results:

English Proficiency Test Minimum Score
IELTS Academic 6.5
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Grade C

Credit Eligibility

Prospective students must have gained a minimum of 62 credits corresponding to the UTokyo credit system.