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Welcome to MODE

MODE GAKUEN opened in 1966 in Nagoya. It is currently Japan's largest specialized training college, having schools in front of each terminal station in TokyoShinjyuku, Osaka, and Nagoya. The school holds special lectures by specialist who are active on the front lines of the industry, including the development of a curriculum that anticipates the needs of the time. We provide a cutting-edge learning environment. We have about 3,500 students here. We have also set up an environment to cultivate creators who are active worldwide by adopting a foreign exchange program at "CREAPOLE" in Paris.

TV Commercial

TVCM of MODE GAKUEN, which has attracted the attention every year in the ingenious creative is the message to people considering entrance, and one of the entrance examination. We make the CM because we want to enroll in people to empathize with this message.

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Employment

Employment

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The employment staff will give careful personal coaching for everything from how to write your personal resume, interviewing, and the production and presentation of your career portfolio. We will give complete support regarding tactics for qualifications and certification examinations that are advantageous to employment as well. In addition, the school will actively support you to create tactics and obtain a work visa, etc. regarding employment in Japan.

Occupations aim after graduation

Fashion Designer / Planning / Pattern Makers / CAD Pattern Makers / Comprehensive Work / Sales / Sales Planning / Fashion Advisor / Stylist / Miscellaneous Goods Designer / Designer / Graphic Designer / Interior Designer / Make-up Artist  etc.

The main employment of graduates

ABAHOUSE INTERNATIONAL Co. / AMAGASA Co., Ltd. / INVITATION Inc. / Ueno-Shokai Co.,Ltd. / A-too Co. Ltd. / M.deux One's B Maruzawaya Corporation. / ONWARD KASHIYAMA Co.,Ltd. / COLOURED WHITE Inc. / KANSAI DISPLAY.CO.,LTD. / KURAUDIA Co., Ltd. / Comme des Garçons / Success International Co.Ltd. / JUN CO.,LTD. / SLOW HAND. / Dance-Fashion Co.,Ltd. / Takihyo Co., Ltd. / TOMORROWLAND Co., Ltd. / PARFUMS CHRISTIAN DIOR / Maxy Style Inc. / Maxim inc. / Ma-hGra Co.,ltd / Matsuo International Corporation / Euclid agency / UNITED ARROWS LTD. / LIN inc. / WORLD CO., LTD. / WAHEI SANGYO CO., ltd  etc.

Internship Program

Internship of MODE GAKUEN is a system that can try occupations of hope. For example, apparel, interior, graphic, makeup, in industries, and in the beauty field.

Facilities

Facilities

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Students

Students

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  • Tong Hangyan

    Tong Hangyan From Inner Mongolia.
    Make-Up/Nail Art Dept.
    Unofficially offered a job as a bridal makeup artist at a Japanese hair salon (Tsurumi)
  • Carine Regan

    Carine Regan From MALAYSIA.
    Fashion Business Dept.
    Unofficially Offered a Job from a Japanese apparel brand (Genova Japan Co., Ltd.)
  • Grinevich Ekaterina

    Grinevich Ekaterina From RUSSIA.
    Interior Dept.
  • Alice Cauchi

    Alice Cauchi From ITALY.
    Fashion Business Dept.
    Unofficially offered a planning job for an apparel brand.
  • Lem Szuchin

    Lem Szuchin From MALAYSIA.
    Graphics Dept.
    Graphic designer at a women's fashion brand
Features

Features

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1. MODE GAKUEN is "approved school", "proper school", and "accredited school".

MODE GAKUEN is a school corporation of the Private School Law Article 64 Paragraph 4, and a specialized training college based on the School Education Law Article 124. Therefore, the enrollment visa (status of residence) is a study visa. In addition, we have been recognized as an educational institution (proper school) by the Immigration Bureau that enrollment management is being carried out properly. Incidentally, visa acquisition and update procedures, done by the enrollment in person as a general rule. We have established the "Professional Post-secondary Course" that is recognized by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as to further perform highly practical education quality.

※All who wish to enter the evening courses cannot get the visa. Please contact the admission counseling room.

2. When you graduate, the title of "Advanced Diploma," "Diploma" can be obtained.

When you graduated from the 4 years department (daytime) of MODE GAKUEN, a graduation certificates and the title of "Advanced Diploma" by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology enacted will be granted. This is a title that is recognized as equivalent to the four-year university graduates. When you graduated from the 2 years department (daytime), a graduation certificates and the title of "Diploma" established by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is granted. In addition, if graduated from the department that corresponds to the requirements of the Minister of Justice, and get the title of "Diploma", you can enter native country also after graduation by the status of residence such as "Technology and Humanities knowledge and international business" for the purpose of employment as well as university graduates.

3. There is a credit certified special provisions for international students.

All MODE GAKUEN Classes are taught in Japanese. Before entrance, Japanese language proficiency (listening, speaking, reading and writing) that does not interfere with study will be required. However, studying in Japan different from the customs and culture is anxiety for international students. Therefore, MODE GAKUEN has established a credit certified special provision for international students. During the test of the credit certified, if filling out in Japanese is difficult, oral examination (test in question format) be approved by subject.

4. There is the support system for international student's study and daily life.

In MODE GAKUEN, not only to master the professional knowledge and technology, but also to take care getting into Japan unique culture, manners and customs at the same time. So that international students can enjoy more the study and life, a whole-time guidance teachers thoroughly support. In addition, Japanese students in the same class have supported everyday as a helper. It has established a learning environment that can also receive advice of life.

FAQ

FAQ

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  • What kinds of departments are there?

    [Daytime Depts.]
    ・ Fashion Design Advanced Diploma Dept.
    ・ Fashion Design Dept.
    ・ Fashion Technique Dept.
    ・ Fashion Business Dept.
    ・ Stylist Dept.
    ・ Interior Dept.
    ・ Graphics Dept.
    ・ Make-up and Nail Art Dept.
    ・ Hair Make-up Artist Dept. (National Beautician Qualification Exam Course)
    ・ Beauty Dept. (National Beautician Qualification Exam Course)
    ・ Mode Basic Dept.

    [Paris Study Abroad Course]

    [Evening Depts.]
    ・ Professional Direct Connection Dept.
    ・ Career Development Dept.
    ・ Saturday Master Course (Tokyo only)

    * International student visas are not available for evening courses. Please contact our enrollment inquiry office.

  • What educational features does Mode Gakuen have?

    We have achieved an academic-industrial alliance that provides ideal professional education. We ensure practical education learning from professionals by interacting with companies from the time you are a student. We have also adopted a unique educational curriculum called "creativity development/humanity education." This will maximize your creativity and train you in communication skills necessary in Japanese society.

  • What kind of achievements do you have?

    The project, "Case Study," which handles plans, development and production from requests by companies until it has reached production commercialization, has achieved over 100 results up until now, leading many students' ideas to product commercialization.We also consecutively win the grand prizes at worldwide contests, etc.


    Toyota Motor Corporation "Design Prius For Smiles" becomes a full-scale car

    World Co., Ltd. Student designed item becomes a commercial product

    Yahoo Japan Corporation Last-minute Make-up Tutor Supervision
  • Can anyone from beginners study?

    We will teach about imagination, rich sensibility, and solid techniques from the fundamentals through thorough lecturing by teachers with professional experience in the industry.We also hold special lectures by top creators active around the world and specialists active in the industry such as Paul Smith, ANA SUI and MICHIKO KOSHINO. You will get the feel for leading creative skills from your experience.

    Paul Smith

    Paul Smith

    ANA SUI

    ANA SUI

    MICHIKO KOSHINO

    MICHIKO KOSHINO

  • What kind of support is there for job hunting?

    The employment staff will give careful personal coaching for everything from how to write your personal resume, interviewing, and the production and presentation of your career portfolio. We will give complete support regarding tactics for qualifications and certification examinations that are advantageous to employment as well. In addition, the school will actively support you to create tactics and obtain a work visa, etc. regarding employment in Japan.

For enrollment

  • I would like some detailed school information.

    We will send you the latest Mode Gakuen school brochures. Request brochures here.
    *Overseas dispatch is not available.

  • How much Japanese language ability is necessary?

    Your Japanese language ability must fulfill any one of the following conditions.
    ・People who have attended a Japanese language school accredited by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language  Education for 6 months or more

    ・People who have scored 200 points or higher on the "Japanese as a Foreign Language" section (reading comprehension, listening comprehension and listening-reading comprehension total) of the Examination of Japanese University Admission for International Students
    ・People who have passed level N2 (previous level 2) of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test hosted by Japan Educational Exchange and Services
    ・People who have scored 400 points or higher on the BJT (Business Japanese Proficiency Test)
    ・People who have received one year or more of education at a school* specified in Article 1 of the Japanese School Education Act.

    * Japanese elementary schools, junior high schools, high schools, technical colleges, junior colleges, universities, graduate schools but excluding kindergartens

  • I would like to ask about how to enroll.

    Please contact us by telephone. *Japanese only
    Enrollment Inquiry Everyday (10:00am - 8:00pm except Sundays and holidays)

    Tokyo Mode Gakuen: TEL 03-3344-6000

    Osaka Mode Gakuen: TEL 06-6345-2222

    Nagoya Mode Gakuen: TEL 052-582-0001

    Application Procedure *Japanese Only

  • I would like to visit the school.

    Here for those wishing to visit
    School Visits Everyday (10:00am - 8:00pm except Sundays and holidays)