The University of Greenwich welcomes Japanese students on its programmes. View the entry requirements and contact us for further information.


The University of Greenwich currently welcomes 42 students from Japan studying foundation, undergraduate (Bachelor) degree, and postgraduate (Master's) degree programmes.

To join our programmes you will need to meet both academic and English language entry requirements before you start the programme. You need not wait until you satisfy all the entry requirements before you apply to study with us.

Entry requirements

Foundation and undergraduate degrees

For entry to the International Foundation Programme, in either September or January, you will need to have:

  • Completed 12 years of education with a High School Certificate, Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho

For entry to our four year extended degree programmes in engineering, you will need to have:

  • Completed 12 years of education with a High School Certificate, Kotogakko Sotsuygo Shomeisho

For entry to Year 1 of three year Bachelor degree programmes, you will need to pass the International Foundation Programme. If you have met the English language requirements and have very good marks in your High School Certificate, you may be considered for Year 1 of a degree. You may also apply for Year 1 if you have completed the first year of a relevant degree.

Advanced standing to Year 2 is possible if you have completed two years of a relevant degree in Japan or to Year 3 of some degrees if you have completed three years of a relevant degree in Japan. 

Master's degrees

For entry to our Master's programmes, you will need to have:

  • A four year degree from Japan

Certain programmes have special requirements. For example, some MBA programmes require work experience after graduation at an appropriate level; and those for architecture need to submit a portfolio of their work.

English language

For details on English language requirements, please see our English/Foundation programmes page. 

Summer pre-sessional English language courses and International Foundation Programmes are available.

Tour dates

Further tour date information will be posted shortly. Alternatively, please contact the International Office.

Contact us

International Office

The International Office is a dedicated department, here to assist international students and guide them through the application process. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

If you'd like to express any feedback regarding our appointed representatives, please email us.

Telephone: +44 020 8331 8136
Fax: +44 020 8331 8625

Contact our local representatives for more information:


Name of agent: SI-UK Education Council
Contact: Koji Yamamoto
Address: 2F Nissei Building East, 2-2-13 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0012
Telephone: 06-6147-5681
Other offices: Tokyo, UK, India, Turkey, China, Nigeria


Name of agent: SI-UK Education Council
Address: 5th Floor, Boulevard Bldg, Jinnan 1-16-3, Shibuya, Tokyo, 150-0041, Japan
Telephone: +81 (0)3-5272-9143
Other offices: Osaka, London, India, Turkey, China, Nigeria


Connect with applicants and current students in our international student Facebook group.

Get in touch

Whether you want to find out more about studying at Greenwich or have a query about your eligibility for studying in the UK, we can help.

You can contact us by e-mail, telephone or by completing the contact form on this page.

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8331 8136