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Matsumoto
151 km

British Council test location - Matsumoto

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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Kanazawa
167 km

British Council test location - Kanazawa

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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Saitama
237 km

British Council test location - Saitama

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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Tokyo
258 km

British Council - Tokyo - computer delivered IELTS (UKVI test location)

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
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British Council test location - Eastern cities

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August 29, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 05, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
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British Council Japan - Tokyo (UKVI test location)

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
August 22, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
August 29, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 05, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 12, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire

British Council - IELTS for UKVI Tokyo (UKVI test location)

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
August 22, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
August 29, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 05, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 12, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire

British Council test location - Tokyo

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August 22, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
August 22, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
August 29, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 05, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
September 12, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire

Other test centres in or nearby Japan

  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation
  • Japan Study Abroad Foundation - Tokyo Bay Area
  • There is one British Council test centre in Japans capital Tokyo. The average IELTS score of test takers with Japanese as native language is 5.6. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Japan was 5.81. According to our database, there are 25 universities in Japan that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Japan is 6.

    Japan is a country of contrasts, preserving old traditions related to the unique Japanese culture, like the Buddhist heritage, and, at the same time, the nation is a leader in scientific research, mostly technology, famous for manufacturing robots. More than 100,000 international students from every corner in the world enrol in Japanese universities every year. Higher educational institutions here focus on academic performance based on innovative and creative ideas, but they also set much value in developing human quality. Since 1949, there have been twenty-two Japanese (or Japanese born) winners of the Nobel Prize, especially in the fields of medicine, biology, chemistry and physics. Because of the welcoming environment, and the fact that Japan is a leading nation in terms of futuristic technology, engineering, and biomedical research, students find Japan to be a very appealing study option. Since 1949, there have been twenty-two Japanese (or Japanese born) winners of the Nobel Prize, in the fields of medicine, biology, chemistry and physics. You could say Japan has quite an interesting legacy when it comes to sciences. The literacy rate of Japan is almost 100% - the biggest in the world. In Japanese culture, education is regarded highly. So, you’re likely to find yourself in a world-class academic environment.

    There are over 250 English-taught programmes in Japan. Almost all Japanese universities accept IELTS or TOEFL as proof of English.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Japan, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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