Curriculum Development and Implementation Policy (Curriculum Policy)

Master's course

This systematic curriculum for specialized education is designed to train human resources who will be engaged in the research, utilization, and/or popularization of advanced science and technology at education and research institutions, companies, etc. in Japan and abroad. The curriculum facilitates students develop the required ethical awareness, as well as a broad perspective, logical thinking abilities, and excellent linguistic skills.

Doctoral course

In addition to the policy for the master's course, this curriculum facilitates students developing advanced research abilities and an international mindset, in order to train ambitious human resources who are committed to science and technology and will play leading roles in the international community.

Graduate School of Information Science

Master's course

The educational policy of the master's is as follows:

  1. To enable students to acquire extensive knowledge about information science and advanced knowledge in specialized fields
  2. To accommodate students from various fields with appropriate curriculum
  3. To facilitate the development of broad student perspectives, without focusing solely on specialized fields
  4. To foster the attainment of English proficiency required of researchers
  5. To facilitate student development of presentation and communication skills
  6. To cultivate in students the ability to identify and solve problems in specialized fields

Doctoral course

The educational policy of the doctoral course is as follows:

  1. To facilitate student acquisition of profound knowledge in specialized fields through discussion and lectures
  2. To facilitate the development of student initiative-taking abilities in planning and implementing research projects
  3. To facilitate student development in presentation and communication skills required of international scientists
  4. To facilitate student development of a broad, far-reaching perspective, without focusing solely on specialized fields
  5. To facilitate student development of the ability to tackle unknown problems

Graduate School of Biological Sciences

Master's course

The educational policy of the master's is as follows:

*Bio-Expert course*

  1. To develop curricula that facilitate student acquisition of extensive knowledge related to bioscience
  2. To facilitate student development of research capabilities as the foundation of bioscience
  3. To provide education toward improving English proficiency in science
  4. To employ small-group classes to improve presentation and communication skills
  5. To facilitate student development of (i) the ability to consider issues and ideal models of science and technology in industry and society and (ii) ethical ideals

*Frontier Bio course*

  1. To develop curricula to foster student acquisition of extensive and profound knowledge related to bioscience
  2. To facilitate student acquisition of research capabilities to take full advantage of the latest equipment and technologies
  3. To provide education toward improving English proficiency in science
  4. To employ small-group classes to help improve presentation and communication skills
  5. To facilitate student development of (i) the ability to consider issues and ideal models of science and technology in research activities and (ii) ethical ideals

Doctoral course

The educational policy of the doctoral course is as follows:

  1. To facilitate student acquisition of more profound, extensive, and advanced expertise related to bioscience
  2. To facilitate student development of investigative abilities to identify problems that should be solved
  3. To facilitate student development of thinking and logical abilities so that they can propose solutions to problems
  4. To facilitate student acquisition of advanced research abilities so that they can implement measures they propose
  5. To facilitate student development of communication skills to exchange useful information and have discussions with other researchers in both Japanese and English
  6. To facilitate student improvement of presentation skills so they can promote their accomplishments

Graduate School of Materials Science

Master's course

The educational policy of the master's is as follows:

  1. To develop curricula that facilitates student acquisition of extensive knowledge and expertise related to materials science
  2. To facilitate student acquisition of research and development abilities as the foundation of materials science
  3. To provide small-group education toward improving English proficiency
  4. To offer education to facilitates student improvement of presentation and communication skills
  5. To offer an extensive range of general subjects to raise student awareness of social developments

Doctoral course

The educational policy of the doctoral course is as follows:

  1. To facilitate student development of advanced research abilities and acquire extensive, profound, and advanced knowledge related to materials science through advanced research activities and lectures related to materials science
  2. To offer education that enables students to experience discussions from various aspects
  3. To offer education that underscores the importance of presenting research accomplishments
  4. To offer education that fosters students' international mindset (including English proficiency)
  5. To develop student abilities to take initiative in planning and managing research projects

Admission Policy

Diploma Conferment Policy (Diploma Policy)