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We accept Pre-MBA applications year-round, however the deadline to register for a course is two weeks before the course starts.
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*We do NOT provide student visas for those who wish to join Pre-MBA program.
  • Please try to submit your application early since seats are limited and are offered on a first-come, first served basis.
  • Pre-MBA applicants are obliged to provide truthful and correct information about their personal info such as age, work information, and essay contents at the time of application.
  • New students will be asked to attend an orientation. We will inform you later with the details and dates.

Pre-MBA Application Guide

Application Requirements

  1. A bachelor's degree or a certificate of equivalent value
  2. One year of full-time work experience
  3. English test score: TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS*
    Please note: You are exempted from submitting an English test score if you meet either of the following two conditions**
    - You are a native English speaker.
    - You completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a program taught entirely in English.
    *If you do not have an English test score, you will be required to take an English test provided by GLOBIS.
    **Even if you meet these conditions, you may still be required to take an English test provided by GLOBIS if there is insufficient evidence of English ability.
  4. Essay: “Why do you wish to apply to the Pre-MBA at GLOBIS University? Please share the background of your motivation (for example, current challenges or future goals) and specify how this learning will benefit you." (Minimum 200 words, in English) * You will be asked to resubmit your essay if it is less than 200 words.

Pre-MBA Program Rules and Regulations

Enrollment Duration

Two years
*Pre-MBA student status will be extended until entrance if a student applies and is admitted to the MBA Program.

Maximum Credits

12 credits (equivalent to 8 standard courses)

Maximum Credits Transferable to the MBA

Same credit limits as above. Maximum validity of five years.
*Credits earned within five years from the date of admission can be transferred.
*Students admitted to the MBA Program in Japanese can transfer a maximum of 12 credits from the Pre-MBA Program.


Student Visas are not offered for the Pre-MBA Program.


  • Pre-MBA students may take courses offered by the Japanese MBA Program (Tankasei).
    *Additional specified documents will be required.
  • Pre-MBA students are required to undergo a different screening process when applying to the MBA program.
  • Student IDs or commuter passes will not be issued to Pre-MBA students.
  • Courses can not be paid for by using GLOBIS points earned at GLOBIS Management School.
  • As a condition of enrollment in the Pre-MBA Program, all students are required to comply with Section 8 (Non-Degree Students) of the Enrollment Regulations.
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