FAQ: Full-time MBA
FAQ: Full-time MBA
- What is the Full-time MBA?
- What are the differences with the Part-time MBA?
- How long is the program?
- Can I extend my study period?
- How many credits do I need to graduate?
- When are classes held?
- How many students are in the Full-time Program?
- Can I transfer my credits to and from other schools?
- What courses are available for Full-time students?
- Can I take MBA courses in Japanese as well?
- Are student services different from the Part-time program?
- Is the Full-time MBA program worth more than the Part-time program?
- What do I need to do to get admitted?
- When does the Full-time program start?
- What is the deadline to join?
- Can I take Pre-MBA courses before joining?
- I do not have enough work experience to join, what do I do?
- I do not possess a bachelor’s degree, can I still join?
- I’m younger than 22, can I still take courses?
- How much is the tuition fee, what will it cover?
- What kind of scholarships are there for the Full-time program?
- Do you have loan plans for Full-time students?
What is the Full-time MBA?
The GLOBIS Full-time MBA is a one year program designed for those who would like to have an intensive, exciting MBA experience allowing them to become visionary leaders who create and innovate societies in a short period of time. Whether you’re looking to switch positions within your current company, would like to explore new industries or find your mission in life, the Full-time MBA program welcomes everyone willing to grow and arm themselves with the skills needed to lead the future of business.
What are the differences with the Part-time MBA?
The GLOBIS Full-time MBA program takes place over one academic year and students take classes during weekdays like other university students. The Part-time MBA program takes place over two years and classes are held on weekday evenings, after normal working hours, and on weekends. The students in the Part-time program consist of working professionals.
|Programs||Full-time MBA||Part-time MBA|
|Length||1 year||2 years|
|Format||Daytime||Evenings & Weekends|
|Credits||48 credits||36 credits|
|Admission rounds||Nov, Jan, Mar||Sep, Nov, Jan|
|Campus||Tokyo Campus||Tokyo Campus|
|Tuition Including Enrollment Fee||3,800,000 JPY|
|2,848,000 JPY |
*exchange rate: 84 JPY = 1 US
How long is the program?
The GLOBIS Full-time MBA program is a one year management degree.
Can I extend my study period?
You can extend your study period by up to two years. In this case, an extra tuition charge is incurred beginning in the second year.
How many credits do I need to graduate?
48 credits (approximately 31- 33 courses)
When are classes held?
Classes are held on Monday Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Morning classes are 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. Afternoon classes are 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m..
|Class A||Class B||No class||Class C||Class D||No class||No class|
|Class E||Class F||Class G||Class H|
*The above schedule varies depending on which courses students take.
How many students are in the Full-time Program?
Can I transfer my credits to and from other schools?
It is possible. Please consult with the admissions office. If approved, you can transfer the credits from other schools.
What courses are available for Full-time students?
Please see our curriculum page to find out about our courses.
Can I take MBA courses in Japanese as well?
Yes. The credits acquired in the Japanese Part-time MBA program are counted toward program completion. A maximum of 16 credits can be transferred from the Japanese language program.
Are student services different from the Part-time program?
We ensure that the student services are the same for both programs.
Is the Full-time MBA program worth more than the Part-time program?
As for the learning quality, in order to avoid inequalities between the Full-time and Part-time program and in order to maintain the same quality and practicality of the GLOBIS MBA, GLOBIS ensures that the MBA curriculum as well as faculty are the same for both programs. Also, you will have access to career services and student events and activities like Part-time MBA students.
What do I need to do to get admitted?
Please read the Apply page to find out more about the admission details.
When does the Full-time program start?
What is the deadline to join?
Please read the Key Dates for Admission page to know the admission deadlines.
Can I take Pre-MBA courses before joining?
I do not have enough work experience to join, what do I do?
Individuals who do not have three or more years of work experience can still apply for the Full-time MBA program through a Preliminary Screening Process.
I do not possess a bachelor’s degree, can I still join?
Individuals who do not possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university or college, or the equivalent from a recognized institution can still apply for the Full-time MBA program through a Preliminary Screening Process.
I’m younger than 22, can I still take courses?
Applicants must be at least 22 years old at the time of entering our MBA programs.
Fees & Financing
How much is the tuition fee, what will it cover?
The tuition for the Full-time MBA program is JPY 3,800,000 (to graduate in one year). The MBA Class of 2013 will receive a special study grant of JPY 952,000. The net total educational expenses will therefore be JPY 2,848,000. This tuition charge excludes textbook expenses as well as the costs of any intensive retreat courses. Please refer to the Cost Summary page.
What kind of scholarships are there for the Full-time program?
We offer some scholarships. Please read the Scholarships/Loans page to discover our scholarships.
Do you have loan plans for Full-time students?
Yes. Financial institutions tied to GLOBIS University offer educational loans (with favorable interest rates). Students may also use other educational loans. Please contact the School Office for further information.