【General Program】031Japan or who will receive such a degree.(3) Those who have received a master's degree or equivalent through a correspondence course taken in Japan through an institution in a country other than Japan or who will receive such a degree.(4) Those who have received a master's degree or equivalent from a branch of a foreign graduate school located in Japan and accredited by Monbukagakusho or who will receive such a degree.(5) Those who have completed a course of study at the United Nations University and have received a master's degree or equivalent or who will receive such a degree.(6) Those who have completed an education course at a foreign school (at educational institutions that have been designated as qualifying for admission) as stipulated in (4) above or those who have attended the United Nations University and passed an examination equivalent to the Examination of Doctoral Thesis Study Basic Ability, or those who are expected to pass the examination and are recognized as having academic ability considered equal to or greater than that of an applicant who holds a master's degree shall be deemed qualified.［ Examination of Doctoral Thesis Study Basic Ability ］ i) Examination to substantiate an applicant's advanced professional knowledge and ability in their field and basic knowledge in other (7) Those who have been designated by the Minister of Monbukagakusho. ※Applicants who have graduated from university, have engaged in research at a university or institute for two or more years, and who are deemed by The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime University, to have the equivalent academic achievement of a master's degree. (Notification No. 118 of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 1989)(8) Those whom UGAS-EU has determined, by an individual qualifying examination, to have the academic background equivalent to or higher than a master's degree and who are at least 24 years old.related fields, which the applicant has learned or intends to develop in the master's course.ii) Examination to substantiate an applicant's ability to independently conduct research related to their doctoral thesis and to what will be learned in the master's course.ApplicationQualificationsApplicants should satisfy one of the following requirements:(1) Those who hold a master's degree or a valid degree comparable to a master's from an accredited institution in Japan (according to the regulations of Monbukagakusho) or who will receive the degree.(2) Those who have received a master's degree or equivalent from an institution in a country other than Method of Selection Selection is determined based on an interview examination (including an oral examination) and the applicant,s academic record and other submitted documents. The interview examination consists of the presentation and the oral examination.Presentation: The applicant introduces the content of their master's thesis or the equivalent work and outline their research proposal for the doctoral course.Oral examination: The applicant will be questioned on their field of research and on the content of the oral presentation.Guidelines for Applicants The details of the schedule and selection method for enrollment in October 2020 and April 2021 (first enrollment) will be announced in the Guidelines for Applicants in early June, and the details for enrollment in April 2021 (second enrollment) will be announced in the Guidelines for Applicants in late November.