Faculty of Letters : Admission Policy

Admission Policy

Based on Meiji Gakuin University's Policy regarding, Admission of New Students, the Faculty of Letters has established the following “Policy regarding Admission of New Students” in accordance with its “Policy regarding Graduation & Degree Conferment” and “Policy regarding Curriculum Formulation and Implementation”, reflecting the faculty’s Human Resource Development Aims and Educational Goals.
  1. Type of Personnel Sought
    1. Demonstrates the fundamental knowledge and skills, reasoning and judgment, as well as the reading comprehension and expression abilities that are expected outcomes at the senior high school level and necessary for study in the academic fields of English, English Literature, French, French Literature and various art disciplines.
    2. Possesses a keen interest in languages, culture and arts, as well as the earnest ambition to open up new cultural possibilities through an understanding of these areas.
    3. Understands and endorses the university’s educational philosophy of “Do for Others”, possesses an interest in the various issues arising in present-day society, and aspires to contribute to an inclusive society through independent study in the fields of English, English literature, French, French literature and various art disciplines.
  2. Basic Policy for Selection of Students
    Assess whether an applicant possesses the fundamental abilities, ambition and aspiration outlined in applicant criteria above. Emphasis on reading comprehension and expression ability.
  3. Types of Student Selection and Evaluation Methods
    Student selection is based on general or special entrance examinations, evaluated according to the “Basic Policy for Selection of Students” above.

Department of English

Admission Policy

Based on the Faculty of Letters Policy regarding Admission of New Students, the Department of English has established the following “Policy regarding Admission of New Students” in accordance with its “Policy regarding Graduation & Degree Conferment” and “Policy regarding Curriculum Formulation and Implementation”, reflecting the department’s Human Resource Development Aims and Educational Goals.

  1. Type of Personnel Sought
    1. Demonstrates the fundamental knowledge and skills, reasoning and judgment, as well as the reading comprehension and expression abilities that are expected outcomes at the senior high school level and necessary for study at the Department of English.
    2. Possesses ambition to not only improve oneself, but also broaden one’s perspective to the outside world through the earnest study of English and pursuit of knowledge regarding the cultures, literary works and language of English-speaking countries.
    3. Understands and endorses the university’s educational philosophy of “Do for Others”, possesses an interest in the various issues arising in present-day society, and aspires to contribute to an inclusive society through independent study at the Department of English.
  2. Basic Policy for Selection of Students
  3. Assess whether an applicant possesses the fundamental abilities, ambition and aspiration outlined in “Applicant Criteria” above.
  4. Types of Student Selection and Evaluation Methods
  5. Student selection is based on general or special entrance examinations, evaluated according to the “Basic Policy for Selection of Students” above. Prospective students may take the All-Faculty Schedule, A Schedule or B Schedule general entrance examinations, or the Meiji Gakuin Admissions Center Entrance Examination. Special entrance examinations include the “AO Entrance Examination by Self-Nomination”, “Entrance Examination by Recommendation (Designated School)” and “Entrance Examination by Special Recommendation (Affiliated School)”. Evaluation methods vary by type of examination, including general written examinations, short essays focusing on expression ability, or interviews assessing intellectual curiosity and academic motivation. These examinations are used to select individuals who will study in the department and be active in society.

Department of French Literature

Admission Policy

Based on the Faculty of Letters Policy regarding Admission of New Students, the Department of French Literature has established the following “Policy regarding Admission of New Students” in accordance with its “Policy regarding Graduation & Degree Conferment” and “Policy regarding Curriculum Formulation and Implementation”, reflecting the department’s Human Resource Development Aims and Educational Goals.

  1. Type of Personnel Sought
    1. Demonstrates the fundamental knowledge and skills, reasoning and judgment, as well as the reading comprehension and expression abilities that are expected outcomes at the senior high school level and necessary for study at the Department of French Literature.
    2. Possesses the ambition to learn broadly about European cultures through the language, culture, history, arts and ideologies of French-speaking countries, as well as the aspiration to learn about diverse, stimulating cultures that differ from those of Japan or English-speaking countries, without being influenced by established ideas.
    3. Understands and endorses the university’s educational philosophy of “Do for Others”, possesses an interest in the various issues arising in present-day society, and aspires to contribute to an inclusive society through independent study at the Department of French Literature.
  2. Basic Policy for Selection of Students
  3. Assess whether an applicant possesses the fundamental abilities, ambition and aspiration outlined in “Applicant Criteria” above.
  4. Types of Student Selection and Evaluation Methods
  5. Student selection is based on general or special entrance examinations, evaluated according to the “Basic Policy for Selection of Students” above. Prospective students may take the All-Faculty Schedule, A Schedule or B Schedule general entrance examinations, or the Meiji Gakuin Admissions Center Entrance Examination. Special entrance examinations include the “AO Entrance Examination by Self-Nomination”, “Entrance Examination by Recommendation (Designated School)” and “Entrance Examination by Special Recommendation (Affiliated School)”.

    Evaluation methods vary by type of examination, including general written examinations, written tests focusing on basic academic skills in languages (English and French), or interviews assessing intellectual curiosity and academic motivation. These examinations are used to select individuals who will study in the department and be active in society.

Department of Art Studies

Admission Policy

Based on the Faculty of Letters Policy regarding Admission of New Students, the Department of Art Studies has established the following “Policy regarding Admission of New Students” in accordance with its “Policy regarding Graduation & Degree Conferment” and “Policy regarding Curriculum Formulation and Implementation”, reflecting the department’s Human Resource Development Aims and Educational Goals.

  1. Type of Personnel Sought
    1. Demonstrates the fundamental knowledge and skills, reasoning and judgment, as well as the reading comprehension and expression abilities that are expected outcomes at the senior high school level and necessary for study at the Department of Art Studies.
    2. Possesses a keen interest in art and culture, as well as ambition to improve understanding of the field and open up possibilities for creating new culture and enriching society.
    3. Understands and endorses the university’s educational philosophy of “Do for Others”, possesses an interest in the various issues arising in present-day society, and aspires to contribute to an inclusive society through independent study at the Department of Art Studies.
  2. Basic Policy for Selection of Students
  3. Assess whether an applicant possesses the fundamental abilities, ambition and aspiration outlined in “Applicant Criteria” above.
  4. Types of Student Selection and Evaluation Methods
  5. Student selection is based on general or special entrance examinations, evaluated according to the “Basic Policy for Selection of Students” above. Prospective students may take the All-Faculty Schedule, A Schedule or B Schedule general entrance examinations, or the Meiji Gakuin Admissions Center Entrance Examination. Special entrance examinations include the “AO Entrance Examination by Self-Nomination”, “Entrance Examination by Recommendation (Designated School)” and “Entrance Examination by Special Recommendation (Affiliated School)”. Evaluation methods vary by type of examination, including general written examinations, short essays focusing on expression ability, or interviews assessing intellectual curiosity and academic motivation. These examinations are used to select individuals who will study in the department and be active in society. Particular emphasis on expression and communication ability.

Teacher Certification Courses

Admission Policy

In order to nurture individuals according to the university’s Human Resource Development Aims and Educational Goals, Meiji Gakuin has established the following policy regarding the admission of Teacher Certification Course students.

  1. Type of Personnel Sought
    1. Demonstrates the fundamental knowledge and skills, reasoning, judgment and expression abilities that are expected outcomes at the senior high school level.
    2. Understands the university’s educational philosophy, possesses an interest and inquisitiveness towards people and society, as well as ambition to earnestly pursue study.
    3. Possesses ambition to independently solve problems and contribute to society.
  2. Basic Policy for Admission of Teacher Certification Course Students
  3. Applicants must possess the ambition to engage independently in the curriculum.