We have been welcoming Japanese students to our campuses for over 19 years. Our first recorded Japanese student graduated in 1994 with a BSc in Business Studies with Tourism and Leisure Studies. Popular programmes for Japanese students include our General English, MA TESOL and International Foundation Programme in Music.
We continue to value students and partners from Japan and would love to meet you on one of our upcoming trips.
If you are interested in making an application or want to discuss our services and partnership development in more detail please contact the International Admissions Team.
Our International Office makes regular visits to Japan; providing a great opportunity for you to meet with Canterbury Christ Church University staff in person to get information and advice on applying to join our international student community:
|CCCU Entry Point||Minimum Qualification/Grade|
|Bachelor Degree||Direct to CCCU:
Students from Japan will be expected to complete IFC or IFY pathways before joining UG programmes at CCCU
|Master's Degree||Bachelor Degree (Gakushi)
For programmes requiring a 2:1
At least 70% or a GPA of 3.0/4.0 For
For programmes requiring a 2:2:
At least 65% or a GPA of 2.8/4.0
|PhD||Master’s Degree (Shushi)|
All applicants for undergraduate programmes will need a minimum English level of IELTS or equivalent 6.0 overall, with no less than 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other bands. Some programmes require 6.5/7.0 – please contact the International Office if you are unsure of your course requirement.
For postgraduate entry all applicants will need a minimum of IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other bands or equivalent. Some courses have a higher requirement – please contact the International Office if you are unsure of your course requirement.
For International Foundation entry all applicants will need a minimum of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent, with no less than 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other bands.
If you have taken an IGCSE exam in English and have a Grade C, this will also usually be acceptable for most undergraduate courses.
We are also able to consider some non-UK English qualifications for entry. The International Admissions Team will advise if they are able to accept your English language qualification once you have applied.
If you are applying from Japan, please contact the representative closest to you to make your application. Please note that your application will be assigned to the agency that you start your application with.
Address: 5th Floor Forecast Shinjuku South Building,
4-3-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Offices also in: Osaka and Fukuoka
25th Floor Sunshine 60, 3-1-1
Sumitomo Ikebukuro Ekimae building
Contact: Yasuo Horie
306017 Sakurao, Hatsukaichi,
Tel: +81 82 275 5199
2F Nissei Building East, 2-2-13 Shibata,
Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0012
Tel: +81 6 6147 5681
Offices also in: Westgate On Sea, Kent, UK
Shinjuku Centre Building 49F, 1-24-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0629 Japan
Tel: +81 353 2272 50