YOKOHAMA DESIGN COLLEGE JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSE

Academic Counseling

Guidance for highter educational institutions

This school offers individual students careful guidance and consultation on enrollment to higher educational institutions according to the results of an earlier questionnaire. As a measure for oral tests, a simulation test is conducted at school before the actual test. For successful studies in Japan, entrance procedures are followed up from the submission of the application onward.
Students can review brochures and reference materials for universities and technical schools freely in the Guidance Room for Advanced Education. Instructors and staff provide them with necessary advice and suggestions. In addition, the school offers elective courses in English, mathematics and science as preparation for entrance examinations to universities .

Flow of the guidance


Mar.Optional classes for Mathematics and Japan & World of EJU and TOEFL start
Apr.Questionaire on desired course of education
May.Individual interview (guidance ) starts
Jun.Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students(EJU)(1st Session)
Jul.Japanese Proficiency Test (JLPT) (1st Session)
Preparation of application documents
Aug.Participation in enrollment for experience program
Sep.Acceptance of applicaionts for entrance examinations to universities stars
Oct.Acceptance of applicationf for entrance examinations to technical schools starts
Nov.Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) (2nd Session)
Dec.Japanese Proficiency Test (JLPT) (2nd Session)
After 2009, Japanese Language Proficiency Test will be held twice a year from 2010. A new grade, the pre-second level will start.


Advancing to Another Dept. at YDC
Students who achieve a good academic record may advance into any of YDC's specialized courses---which upon completion offer a degree of "Specialist." Students with particularly fine records may receive entrance fee reductions for these courses.