Accelerated Completion

All students are required to indicate their intended length of study (see the table below) upon enrollment at APU. Their tuition will be billed according to the predetermined payment schedule for each completion program length.

Program Standard
Competion
Accelerated Competion
GSAM 2 Years 1.5 Years 1 Year
GSM 2 Years 1.5 Years  
GSAD 3 Years 2 Years*  

NOTE: Application requirements and deadlines for enrollment into the Accelerated Completion Program differ depending on the graduate school and program.
Please carefully check the application requirements for your program from the Requirements section below.

*PhD students must indicate their desired program length at the time of entry to APU. 3-year students may not reduce to 2 years after enrollment at APU.

Program Program Length Application Deadline
GSAM 1.5 or 2 Years → 1 or 1.5 Years Within 2 weeks of the commencement of the first semester
GSM 2 Years → 1.5 Years Within 2 weeks of the commencement of the first semester

The following program/scholarship students may not be able to change their length of study, due to program intensity and registration restrictions, etc.:
IMAT Program students

Requirements for the Accelerated Completion Program:
GSAM Requirements (PDF)
GSM Requirements (PDF)

Application Form for Accelerated Completion (GSAM)
Application Form for Accelerated Completion (GSM)

Students enrolled in the Accelerated Completion Programs who will not be able to complete all requirements within the planned program length, can extend their enrollement by submitting an extension application by the following deadlines.

Program Program Length Application Deadline
 GSAM 1 Year → 1.5 or 2 Years By the end of the 1st Semester
 GSAM 1.5 Years → 2 Years By the end of the 2nd Semester
 GSM 1.5 Years → 2 Years By the end of the 2nd Semester
 GSAD 2 Years → 2.5 or 3 Years By the end of the 4th Semester


For details, read the information on the following page.
Change in Major, Division / Specialization or Supervisor
*Application Form for Change in Length of Study*


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