Tokyo College of Cycle Design

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First of its kind in Japan! An authorized vocational school just for studying about bicycles.
Opened in 2012. Study in depth and breadth about bicycles, currently increasingly popular worldwide as environmentally friendly vehicles. The birth of Japan’s first bicycle vocational school has attracted a lot of attention from industry and the media, and we have received various support and cooperation with equipment, classes, etc. The small-class system emphasizes individuality and helps students to reach their full potential.

Address
5-29-2 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Nearest station
Harajuku Station, JR Yamanote Line; Meiji-Jingumae Station, Tokyo Metro; Shibuya Station, JR Yamanote Line, Saikyo Line, Tokyo Metro, Tokyu Toyoko Line, Keio Inokashira Line
Website
Overseas study:http://tcds.jp/course_en
Home:http://tcds.jp/course_en
Phone
0120-099-422
Fax
03-3499-0359
Admission requirements
"Applicants must be aged 18 or over on April 1, 2016, and meet any one of the following criteria."
① Regarding Japanese language ability, applicants shall meet one of the following conditions:
 ・Have passed the Level N2 (formerly Level 2) Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or higher.
 ・Have obtained 200 points or more in the Japanese language section of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU).
 ・Have obtained 400 points or more in the BJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test.
 ・Have received at least 6 months of Japanese language tuition at a Japanese language school designated by the Ministry of Justice.
 ・Have received at least 1 year of education at a Japanese elementary school, junior or senior high school, university, etc.
② Have foreign nationality and visa status that allows residency in Japan such as Permanent Resident, Long-Term Resident, Spouse of a Japanese National, Dependent, etc.
Selection method
Screening of submitted documents, interview, Japanese written examination and essay (Some qualifications provide exemption from Japanese written examination and essay )
Main home countries of registered international students
China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc.
Student quota
90

Name of program, major and course

¥:JPY

Name of major/program Name of course/major/specialty Tuition fees
(Total up to graduation)
(Cost of tools,
teaching materials etc. extra)
Sports Engineering Design Department
Bicycle Product Course (2-year program)  From about 2,800,000 yen
Bicycle Creation Course (3-year program)  From about 4,150,000 yen
Name of major/program Sports Engineering Design Department
Name of course/major/specialty Bicycle Product Course (2-year program)  Bicycle Creation Course (3-year program) 
Tuition fees
(Total up to graduation)
(Cost of tools,
teaching materials etc. extra)
From about 2,800,000 yen From about 4,150,000 yen
Features of vocational school

The first vocational school in Japan for studying bicycles

High level teaching staff

Master skills in small classes

Employment support
Yes

We hold job-hunting events and individual consultations all year round. We also arrange various kinds of employment support in the form of resume assistance, mock interviews, and corporate seminars.

Major employment results
97.9% rate of employment for 2014 (March 2015 graduates)
Enrollment period
in Japan: September 1, 2015 to March 4, 2016
*Each course has its own quota of places and deadline
Outside Japan: September 1 to December 25, 2015
*Each course has its own quota of places and deadline
Scholarship availability
Yes

International student scholarship system
International honors student scholarship system

Student housing
Yes

(Affiliated dormitories)

Student housing costs
 
Halal meal availability
No
Place of worship availability
No
Part time work support