Kansai College of Business and Languages

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Kansai College of Business and Languages
  • Recommended for Westerners

    The school’s curriculum has accounted for students who need more time and support to learn Kanji, etc.

  • Flexible Class Schedule

    You are able to request an AM or PM class schedule based on your needs.

  • Wifi Available

    Rest assured that this school has wifi available.

  • Part-time Job Support

    This school introduces part-time job opportunities so you can work while studying.

  • Higher Education Counselling

    This school provides specialized counseling to prepare and apply to colleges and universities after graduation.

  • Career Support

    Counselors are available to provide specialized support for full-time employment after graduation.

  • Dormitories Available

    This school introduces affordable shared living spaces.

  • Out-of-School Activities

    This school organizes out-of-school day-trips, excursions and events throughout the year.

  • Student Lounge

    Space outside of the classroom is available for students to interact casually and/or study.

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School Introduction

Kansai College of Business and Languages (Kansai College) is a school in Osaka, Japan, that has been teaching foreign languages since 1967. It has a special department for students who want to learn Japanese, whether they are from abroad or have returned from living overseas. You can join hundred of students who are studying Japanese at Kansai College and enjoy the benefits of learning in a diverse and friendly environment. You will also get academic support and career advice from the teachers and staff who care about your success. Plus, you will have the chance to participate in various cultural exchange activities with other students and experience the rich culture of Japan. And when you graduate, you will receive a diploma that is approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan .

Total Number of Students: 100-180
Class Size: Average of 15 ~ 20
School Staff Support Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
School Intensity: Medium-high intensity
Enrolment Terms: Long-term courses: April, October / Short-term courses: April, June, October and January
Minimum Course Duration: 3 months

Main Features

Practical foreign language education
The college teaches foreign languages with a focus on developing practical skills rather than just grammar. The college also produces many language specialists who work in various fields around the world.
Exam-oriented curriculum
The college offers courses that cover different levels of proficiency and prepare students for exams such as JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) and EJU (Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students). The college uses original textbooks developed by the school and  also holds JLPT and EJU mock tests.
Multicultural environment
The college has a mix of Japanese and international students who study together and interact with each other. The college also provides cultural exchange opportunities such as excursions, school festivals, speech contests, study tours, and community exchanges. Students can experience a mini-international community at the college.
Academic support and career guidance
The college provides academic support for students who want to achieve their educational goals. The college also offers career guidance and interview preparation for students who want to advance to higher education or find employment in Japan. The college has partnerships with universities and vocational schools that simplify the admission process.
Diploma authorized by MEXT
The college awards a diploma that is authorized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan to students who complete the two-year course. This diploma satisfies the application requirements for third-year university transfer or professional degree programs.

School Location

Nestled in the heart of Tennoji, Osaka, the school is located in a vibrant neighborhood with a rich history and culture. With public facilities such as Tennoji Park, museums, and zoos that have been around for over 200 years, and the famous Shitennoji Temple that was built in 593, students can expect to be surrounded by traditional beauty.

At the same time, Tennoji is a modern city that offers plenty of excitement and convenience. It boasts leading downtown areas such as JR, subway, and Kintetsu, as well as bustling department stores and shopping districts. Students can enjoy the best of both worlds in this neighborhood, with a blend of traditional charm and modern amenities.

 

Nearest stations:

Tennoji station (~5min walk)

Available Courses

  • Long-term courses
  • Short-term courses

Long-term courses

Course Description

The Kansai College long-term courses are designed to develop your four basic Japanese skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. You will also get academic support and career guidance from experienced teachers and staff. You can choose from different course types and durations depending on your level and goals. You can also take elective courses that suit your interests and needs.

And when you finish your 2-year course, you will receive a diploma that will enable you to transfer to universities or professional degree programs in Japan.

 

  • Kansai College offers 3 long-term courses: 1 year, 1 year and 6 months and 2 years.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake

Duration

Application Start Date

Application Deadline

April

1-year course

2-year course

Early August

Early December

October

1.5-year course

2-year course

Late February

Late June

 

Morning and afternoon classes:

  • Morning classes are held from 9:00 to 11:50 (Monday to Friday) 
  • Afternoon classes are held from 12:50 to 14:40 (Monday to Friday) 

Course Features & Electives

  • Higher education and career preparation

    The long-term course also prepares students for exams such as JLPT and EJU by holding mock tests and offering make-up classes, social events, career guidance, and interview guidance after classes. The course also helps students advance to higher education or find employment in Japan

  • Multiple electives

    Students in the intermediate class and above can take six classes per week of elective courses in addition to Japanese language courses. The elective courses include business Japanese, conversation, kanji, culture, etc.

  • Diploma authorized by MEXT

    Upon completion of the two-year course, students can obtain a professional degree in addition to a diploma that is authorized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan. This diploma satisfies the application requirements for third-year university transfer or professional degree programs.

  • Cultural exchange opportunities

    The long-term course also offers many opportunities to learn outside the classroom, such as excursions, school festivals, speech contests, extracurricular classes, study tours, and community exchanges with Japanese students.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees

1-year course

¥668,000

2-year course

¥1,336,000

1.5-year course

¥1,002,000

Other fees:
1 year 1.5 year 2 years

social fee

¥22,000

¥33,000

¥44,000

activity fee

¥10,000

¥15,000

¥20,000

insurance Fee

¥7,000

¥14,000

¥10,500

application fee

¥20,000

¥20,000

¥20,000

enrollment fee

¥80,000

¥80,000

¥80,000

textbooks

included

included

included

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Short-term courses

Course Description

Kansai College’s short-term courses are designed for those who want to learn Japanese effectively in a short period of time.

From complete beginner to advanced Japanese learners, the school provides lessons according to the student abilities.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake

Duration

Application Start Date

Application Deadline

April, June, October and January

3 months

NA

NA

 

Morning and afternoon classes:

  • Morning classes are held from 9:00 to 11:50 (Monday to Friday) 
  • Afternoon classes are held from 12:50 to 14:40 (Monday to Friday) 

Course Features & Electives

  • Intensive Japanese learning

    The short-term course lasts for about three months (210 hours) and covers different levels of proficiency from complete beginner to research level above N1. The course uses original textbooks developed by the school and provides five classes a day with a focus on practical skills.

  • JLPT and EJU preparation

    The short-term course also prepares students for exams such as JLPT and EJU by holding mock tests and offering make-up classes, social events, career guidance, and interview guidance after classes.

  • Multiple electives

    Students in the intermediate class and above can take six classes per week of elective courses in addition to Japanese language courses. The elective courses include business Japanese, conversation, kanji, culture, etc.

  • Cultural exchange opportunities

    The short-term course also offers many opportunities to learn outside the classroom, such as excursions, school festivals, speech contests, extracurricular classes, study tours, and community exchanges with Japanese students.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees

3 months course

¥183,000

 

 

Other fees:

Enrollment fee

¥20,000

social Fee

¥7,000

application fee

¥10,000

 

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Our Free Services

We aim to support all students who are interested in coming to Japan to study & live.
For this reason, we provide all of these services at not cost to you.
  • School & Visa
    Application Support

  • Free Japanese
    Language Lessons

  • Accommodation
    Setup

  • 24-Hour
    Emergency Assistance

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