Matsudo International School

Courses

Japanese Language Courses at
Matsudo International School

LONG-TERM

STUDENT VISA COURSE

Matsudo International School’s Student Visa Course is a long term intensive study course that equips students with skills for mastering effective communication in Japanese, over 1 to 2 years.

The curriculum is based off Japanese Language Proficiency Test standards and covers all aspects of Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Understanding to provide you with a broad wholesome approach to mastering the language. From seeking further studies or employment in Japan, to scoring for the JLPT exams, or just mastery of the language itself, this course will help you achieve your language goals.

Please refer to the documents (Application Guide, Application Schedule and Application Forms) on the right for more details.

■ Suitable for:
Individuals who require a STUDENT VISA to achieve JLPT N1/N2 in up to 2 years, in order to prepare themselves for the following:
A) Further studies in Japan
B) Employment in Japan
C) Employment in Japanese companies overseas
D) Employment in companies with Japanese-speaking roles

Duration and Class Timings:
From 1 year to a maximum of 2 years

1st Year Classes (Basic/Pre-intermediate) – 13:15PM to 16:45PM
2nd Year Classes (Intermediate/Advance) – 9:00AM to 12:30PM

■ Language Requirements:
At least 150 hours of prior Japanese studies. JLPT N5 is preferable.

Students with at least JLPT N4 and above will be placed in a faster class.

Depending on your current language ability and goals, you may also join a class in progress.

If you are from the following countries, but have 0 Japanese knowledge, you may join our Introductory Course in order to meet the language requirements of our student visa course: USA, Canada, UK, EU countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia. Please click here for more details.

 

■ Financial Requirements:
Applicants must have a sponsor with at least the equivalent of JPY 2,000,000 in his or her bank account, with proof of annual income as evidence.

 

■ Fees:
Application Fee – JPY 21,600
1st Year – JPY 740,740
2nd Year – JPY 686,740
(Fees are inclusive of 8% tax)

Note: The above fees are for the April Intake. Fees vary depending on the intake and duration you wish to study. 

 

Note 1:
Application for the Student Visa Course is a long and involved process that takes up to 5 months, with strict application periods and deadlines. Please refer to the Application Guide and Application Schedule for more details.

Note 2:
Applications are not considered final until all documents are complete and application fee submitted. Late and/or incomplete applications, or applications with mistakes will not be entertained.

 

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01 Application Guide

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02 Application Form

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03 Admission Schedule

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04 Policies, Terms and Conditions

MID / LONG-TERM

STANDARD COURSE

Japanese skills are essential to surviving in Japan. Spoken and written fluency are required in order to live comfortably, and secure a career in Japan.This course is perfect for you if you already have a pre-existing visa and do not require a student visa, while having the intent to equip yourself with necessary Japanese skills.

The Standard Course starts from Minna no Nihongo 1, and will progress on to higher levels for a maximum duration of 2 years. Please refer to the Introductory Course if you have not studied any Japanese before.

■ Suitable for:
Individuals who already have a valid mid/long term visa OR tourist visa*

■ Duration:
From 1 semester onwards* (19 lesson weeks over approximately 6 months) up to a maximum duration of 2 years.

■ Language Requirements:
At least 150 hours of prior Japanese studies. JLPT N5 is preferable OR have participated in Introductory Class

Students with at least N4 and above will be placed in an express class.

Depending on your current language ability and goals, you may also join a class in progress.

■ Fees:
Registration fees – JPY 5,000
1 Semester fees – JPY 335,880*
(Fees are inclusive of 8% tax).

1 semester consists of 19 lesson weeks over a period of 6 months.
Semester 1 – APR to SEP. Semester 2 – OCT to APR.

Note: Fees will be adjusted on a per-week basis if you join a class in progress, at JPY 17,712 per week (incl. 8% tax).

*For non-residents of Japan coming to Japan on a tourist visa, please contact us for a separate quotation for fees.

 

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SHORT TERM

INTRODUCTORY COURSE

Have absolutely 0 Japanese knowledge, but wish to study Japanese with us? The Introductory Course provides you with all the basic knowledge necessary for you to start your learning journey with us for our yearly Standard Course April/July Beginner Intakes!

■ Suitable for:
Individuals who have 0 Japanese knowledge or insufficient Japanese knowledge to qualify for the Student Visa Course or Standard Course.

■ Duration and Class Timings:
4 weeks starting MARCH (This course is conducted yearly)
9:00AM to 12:30PM

■ Language requirements:
Full memorization of all hiragana and katakana, and simple expressions.
Learning booklet will be provided upon registration.

■ Fees:

Registration fees – JPY 5,000
Course fees (4 weeks) – JPY 54,000
(Fees are inclusive of 8% tax) 

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SHORT TERM

PRIVATE LESSONS

If you are a busy individual and need a flexible schedule, or if you wish to study with a customised curriculum, our private course is for you!

Suitable for:
Individuals who already have a valid mid/long term visa  OR tourist visa

Duration:
You may study from 1 to 2 hours per session, from Monday to Friday between 9:00AM to 17:00PM

Fees:

Registration fees – JPY 5,000
10 hour pack – JPY 37,800
(Fees are inclusive of 8% tax) 

 

SHORT TERM

HOLIDAY COURSE

Come experience and enjoy the best of Japan while having fun with us!
Our holiday courses are short 3 week programmes with lessons and activities!

Suitable for:
Individuals who wish to learn Japanese and have fun while on a tourist visa

For more details, please visit our Holiday Course Website.

SHORT TERM

CORPORATE TRAINING

Matsudo International School provides Japanese language training according to your organisations’s specifications. 

Suitable for:
Corporations or organizations who require Japanese language training for their employees.

To organise corporate training sessions for your organisation, please provide us the details of your company and type of training you require via our Contact page.