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Welcome to Daiwa Academy

Daiwa Academy provides an ideal environment for foreign students who wish to make the most of their studies in Japan.

The school’s teachers are all bilingual (Japanese-English) and experienced. Their extensive qualifications ensure that students receive excellent education. The school staff always do their best to support students; not only in studying, but also in adapting to life in Japan.

Prices starting from

¥248,000

Prices starting from

¥465,000

Prices starting from

¥770,000
Study at Daiwa Academy with Go! Go! Nihon

Apply now for January 2024

STUDENT VISA FINAL INTAKE DEADLINE FOR JANUARY TERM: AUGUST 28 FOR TOKYO, YOKOHAMA, KOFU, KYOTO & SEPTEMBER 11 FOR KOBE

*NOTE: Spots are limited, some schools have set an earlier deadline. We recommend all students to contact Go! Go! Nihon and submit their application well in advance of the deadline in order to complete all the paperwork in time. We are also now accepting applications for the next available term, April 2024

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Connected to universities and Japanese enterprises

Daiwa Academy is not only connected to many prestigious universities in Japan and overseas, but also to Japanese companies. These universities and companies regularly come to the academy to introduce their programs or discuss job opportunities, giving Daiwa students the best possible start in Japan. The school is proud of their excellent relationship with the Sakai Chamber of Commerce, of which many Japanese companies are members.

Accepts beginner students

Even if you’ve never studied Japanese before, that’s not a problem! You can start from scratch at this school.

Part time job support

The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.

Full time employement support

From preparing you for interviews to teaching you proper business Japanese, this school provides support for when you’re ready to join the Japanese workforce.

English speaking staff available

There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.

WiFi available

Free Wifi is available to students.

Student lounge available

Mix and mingle with your fellow students or do some last minute studying in the student lounge.

Location

Our school is located in Sakai, Osaka.

SAKAI – Daiwa Academy is located in Sakai City, known for its deep cultural heritage, within the Osaka prefecture. Just 3 minutes on foot from school to the nearest Sakai Station, students can go and discover points of interest within Sakai city and further.

Of course, it’s impossible to mention the Osaka prefecture without talking about its food! Takoyaki, okonomiyaki, sushi and many other dishes have made Sakai City specifically, and Osaka in general, heaven on earth for foodies of all backgrounds. Thanks to early trade activities with Portuguese merchants, the people of Sakai have created many unique sweets, cakes, and dishes said to have been born from the free spirit of Sakai’s merchants.

DISTANCE TO TRAIN STATIONS (Walking time)

Sakai (3 min)
Nankai, Nankai Limited

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We are now accepting applications for January 2024 term

Daiwa Academy

Our Japanese Courses

Daiwa Academy

PREPARATION COURSE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

This course focuses on the EJU and JLPT tests, and includes elective classes as well as activities. Students will work on the fundamentals of the Japanese language at the beginner levels, with advanced levels focusing on higher education preparation. Students who complete the advanced levels at Daiwa Academy can expect to have a high understanding of academic language, be able to follow along with a postgraduate level lecture, know vocabulary appropriate for seminars, as well as the ability to write structured, persuasive essays.

Course length

WITHOUT STUDENT VISA
3 months
WITH STUDENT VISA
6 - 24 months

Available starts

April - July - October

Schedule (weekdays)

Morning class 09:00 to 12:50
Or
Afternoon class 13:30 to 17:20
Course hours per week: 20

Other features

JLPT prep elective classes
These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N2 or N1. They will focus on teaching you techniques to pass the test and will focus on the different sections that you will encounter in the test.

Higher education prep
This elective class prepares you for the EJU test, which is required for all students aiming to attend university in Japan.

Conversation classes
In this elective class, you’ll practice speaking and listening to increase your overall verbal communication skills.

Business Japanese classes
Study proper business Japanese and etiquette. This class is perfect for all students, especially those who are looking for full-time employment in Japan.

Japanese culture class
Learn many different aspects of Japanese culture and life in this class. You’ll probably learn about things that you never knew were particular to Japanese culture.

School Intensity
Medium intensity means the school gives you a perfect balance between study pace and free time. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy your life in Japan, while still being able to effectively progress your studies.

Student demographics
CHINA - 55%
VIETNAM - 25%
PHILIPPINES - 10%
RUSSIA - 3%
OTHER COUNTRIES - 7%

3 months

¥248,000

6 months

¥465,000

12 months

¥770,000

Costs

Total course costs

The application fees for the JLPT or EJU tests are not included.

COURSE DETAILS

Term breakdown

TERM 1
BEGINNER
Focus will be on basic grammar, kanji, vocabulary, and daily verbal communication.

TERM 2
INTERMEDIATE
Focus will be on grammar, kanji, vocabulary, Japanese literature, economics, and exam simulations of JLPT level N3; N2.

TERM 3
ADVANCED
Focus will be on academic Japanese vocabulary, academic essay writing, business, news, literature, JLPT N1, research thesis writing, and postgraduate interview training.

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Tuition Costs Breakdown

Weekly course fees

3 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Tuition Fee ¥183,000
Other Fees ¥45,000

6 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Enrollment Fee ¥50,000
Tuition Fee ¥305,000
Other Fees ¥90,000

9 months fees

12 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Enrollment Fee ¥50,000
Tuition Fee ¥610,000
Other Fees ¥90,000

15 months fees

18 months fees

21 months fees

24 months fees