Curriculum Policy

Division

Master's Program

Division of Fundamental Sciences

Curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below in order to, through a specialized grounding in mathematics, physics, and informatics, develop professionals with high-level expertise capable of working in diverse fields in a highly information-based society and researchers with a fundamental grounding in interdisciplinary areas of research.

Mathematical Sciences Course

  1. Through subjects such as mathematical analysis, algebra, differential geometry, topology, applied mathematics, foundational mathematical engineering, and foundational mathematical science, students will acquire the ability to think logically in discussions concerning mathematical science.
  2. Through Basic Science, Mathematical Science Special Research subjects, and Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject), students will develop the ability to appropriately articulate mathematical science-related facts they have mastered.
  3. Through special research, writing a thesis on research findings, and presenting those findings, students will acquire a higher level of specialized knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge based on the foundational understanding of mathematical science they have hitherto developed.
  4. Through subjects including Mathematical Science Special Research subjects, Mathematical Science Seminar subjects, and Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to think logically, communicate, and give presentations.

Physics Course

  1. Through Basic Science, Special Training in Professional English, and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of science, English proficiency, and the fundamental knowledge of a researcher.
  2. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects in the field of physics, students will acquire the ability to think based on a specialized knowledge of physics they will acquire.
  3. Through subjects such as Physics Seminar subjects, Physics Special Research subjects, and Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to think logically, communicate, and give presentations.
  4. Through special research and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to discover and proactively solve social problems concerning physics.

Informatics Course

  1. Through Basic Science, Special Training in Professional English, and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of science, English proficiency, and the fundamental knowledge of a researcher.
  2. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects in the field of informatics, students will acquire the ability to think based on a specialized knowledge of informatics they will acquire.
  3. Through subjects such as Informatics Seminar subjects, Informatics Special Research subjects, and Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to think logically, communicate, and give presentations.
  4. Through special research and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to discover and proactively solve social problems relating to informatics.

Division of Earth Science, Biology, and Chemistry

In addition to giving students a specialized grounding in biology, chemistry, and earth science, this division seeks to develop people who have sufficient English proficiency, communication skills, and the ability to act in an international capacity as professionals with high-level expertise capable of working in diverse fields and researchers with a fundamental grounding in interdisciplinary areas of research. Curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below.

Biology Course

  1. Through Earth Science, Biology, and Chemistry; Special Training in Professional English; and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), as well as Bioscience I and II (both required electives), students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of bioscience, English proficiency, and a sense of ethics as a researcher.
  2. Through a broad range of subjects related to biology, students will acquire specialized knowledge in bioscience and the ability to apply learning towards work or research and to expand the world of academia or develop industry.
  3. Through subjects such as Bioscience Special Research, Bioscience Seminar subjects, and Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to describe things logically, communicate, and present as is required for a successful career.
  4. Through special research and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to discover and proactively solve problems concerning bioscience.

Chemistry Course

  1. Through Earth Science, Biology, and Chemistry; Special Training in Professional English; and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of science, English proficiency, and a sense of ethics as a researcher.
  2. Through a broad range of specialized subjects concerning chemistry, students will acquire a specialized knowledge of chemistry and the ability to continually acquire new knowledge.
  3. Through subjects such as Physics Special Research subjects, Physics Seminar subjects, and Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire fundamental skills in the field of chemistry and the ability to think logically, communicate, and give presentations
  4. Through special research and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire a curiosity, the ability to think flexibly, and the ability to discover and proactively solve social problems concerning chemistry.

Earth Sciences Course

  1. Through Earth Science, Biology, and Chemistry; Research and Development Strategy; Advanced Intellectual Property, and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire the ability to approach issues from various directions with a global perspective and the ability to objectively evaluate the impact science and technology have on society.
  2. Through a broad range of specialized subjects and career education subjects concerning earth science, students will acquire the ability to solve real-life problems by utilizing high-level expertise in the production of materials, ceramics, etc., mapping resources, and applying solutions to natural disasters and environmental problems.
  3. Through Earth Science Special Research and Earth Science Seminar subjects, students will acquire the ability to leverage teamwork to solve problems and to give rational explanations.
  4. Through special research and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to personally identify issues concerning earth science and solve them systematically.

Division of Mechanical Engineering

This division seeks to develop high-level specialized professionals that can practically research and develop environment and energy systems, aerospace systems, medical support systems, and intelligent machine systems, and who have the ability to discover and solve problems while effectively communicating and presenting. To do this, it gives students an academic grounding in mechanical engineering that covers knowledge involving system engineering, design production engineering, and mechanical energy, which form the core of specialized learning in the field of mechanical engineering. Curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below.

Biomedical Engineering Course

  1. Through Mechanical Engineering and required electives in Fundamental Division Subjects I, II, and III, students will acquire an understanding of high-level techniques and the ability to model and analyze phenomena
  2. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to conduct high-level discussions and communicate on engineering matters
  3. Through Special Training in Professional English, students will acquire the ability to give presentations, including in English
  4. Through Mechanical Engineering and Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to recognize their social responsibilities as mechanical engineers
  5. Through the Biomedical Engineering Course of required electives, students will acquire the fundamental knowledge needed to hold discussions on engineering issues with experts and medical professionals in the life sciences field and healthcare industry.
  6. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to discover and solve engineering problems in the life sciences field and healthcare industry

Aerospace and Thermal Engineering Course

  1. Through Mechanical Engineering and Fundamental Division Subjects I, II, and III, students will acquire an understanding of high-level technologies and the ability to model and analyze phenomena
  2. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to solve problems and discover issues
  3. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to conduct high-level discussions and communicate on engineering matters
  4. Through Special Training in Professional English, students will acquire the ability to give presentations, including in English
  5. Through Mechanical Engineering and Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to recognize their social responsibilities as mechanical engineers
  6. Through elective subjects in the Aerospace and Thermal Engineering Course, students will acquire the ability to understand high-level engineering related to environment and energy systems as well as aerospace systems
  7. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to understand high-level engineering related to environment and energy systems as well as aerospace systems

Mechanosystems Design Engineering Course

  1. Through Mechanical Engineering and Fundamental Division Subjects I, II, and III, students will acquire an understanding of high-level technologies and the ability to model and analyze phenomena
  2. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to solve problems and discover issues
  3. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to conduct high-level discussions and communicate on engineering matters
  4. Through Special Training in Professional English, students will acquire the ability to give presentations, including in English
  5. Through Mechanical Engineering and Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability to recognize their social responsibilities as mechanical engineers
  6. Through elective subjects in the Mechanosystems Design Engineering Course, students will acquire the ability to model mechanical phenomena pertaining to actual mechanical systems
  7. Through Special Research I and II, students will acquire the ability analyze mechanical phenomena and build measurement control systems

Division of Construction and Environmental Engineering

By providing a specialized grounding in construction engineering, environmental systems engineering, and architecture, this division develops professionals who have a broad-based specialized knowledge of civil and environmental engineering, international construction technology, environmental systems engineering, and architecture, as well as the ability to discover and solve problems while effectively communicating and presenting. Curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Course

  1. Through Advanced Intellectual Property, Research and Development Strategy, Construction and the Environment, and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized professional and a broad perspective regarding strategy.
  2. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering, students will acquire a high-level, fundamental knowledge of civil engineering and construction engineering.
  3. Through Construction and Environmental Engineering Special Seminars I and II and Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject), students will acquire comprehensive learning in discussion, presentation, etc. techniques.

Civil and Environmental Engineering International Course

  1. Through Advanced Intellectual Property, Research and Development Strategy, Construction and Environmental Engineering, and Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized professional and a broad perspective regarding strategy.
  2. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering, students will acquire a high-level, fundamental knowledge of civil engineering and construction engineering.
  3. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects given in English, including International Technical Cooperation and Civil and Environmental Engineering, students will acquire the ability to communicate on technical matters in a foreign language.
  4. Through Construction and Environmental Engineering Special Seminars I and II and Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject), students will acquire comprehensive learning in discussion, presentation, etc. techniques.

Environmental System Engineering Course

  1. Through Construction and Environmental Engineering, as well as Construction and Environmental Engineering Special Seminars I and II (both semi-compulsory subjects), students will acquire both a fundamental and advanced knowledge of construction and environmental engineering.
  2. Through Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject), as well as elective subjects, students will acquire basic engineering ability towards international applications (especially Asia) alongside communication skills, including English proficiency.
  3. Through specialized subjects in the Environmental System Engineering Course, students will foster the ability to understand concepts such as urban environments and natural resources that prioritize the preservation and safety of environmental aspects, including air, water, and soil, which relate directly to environmental systems, as well as the ability to solve problems.
  4. Through Special Research I and II and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to solve a range of environmental problems in Japan and abroad (especially Asia), as well as presentation skills.

Architecture Course

  1. Through Construction and Environmental Engineering and Special Training in Professional English (both compulsory subjects), students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized professional, a broad perspective regarding strategy, English proficiency, and a fundamental and cross-disciplinary knowledge of the construction, environment, and architecture industries.
  2. Through specialized subjects in the areas of Building Structures, Building Environments, and Architectural Planning, students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of Building structures, building environments, and architectural planning.
  3. Through Construction and Environmental Engineering Special Seminars I and II, students will acquire a high level knowledge of the construction field and the ability to conduct practical communication, which includes holding discussions and giving presentations.
  4. Through Special Research and through efforts that include experiments, field studies, field work, design initiatives, students will acquire the ability to apply their learning to architectural design in order to solve problems.

Division of Applied Chemistry

By providing a broad-based knowledge of materials chemistry, bioengineering and chemistry, chemical engineering, and environment -related sciences and technologies through high-level specialized subjects based on a foundational knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology, this division develops high-level specialized professionals who have a creative and broad perspective, who can discover and solve problems, and who can communicate and present effectively. Curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below.

Materials Chemistry Course

  1. Through Chemistry and Chemistry Seminar I and II (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a broad-based fundamental and advanced knowledge of chemistry.
  2. Through Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject in the Fundamental Major Subjects), as well as elective subjects, students will acquire basic engineering ability towards international applications alongside communication skills, including English proficiency.
  3. Through specialized subjects in the Materials Chemistry Course, students will acquire a specialized knowledge of the properties and structures of substances, the ability to understand phenomena at the atomic and molecular level, and the ability to solve problems.
  4. Through Special Research I and II and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to solve a range of problems involving substances through environmentally-friendly approaches, and will hone presentation skills.

Bioengineering and Chemistry Engineering Course

  1. Through Chemistry and Chemistry Seminar I and II (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a broad-based fundamental and advanced knowledge of chemistry, bioscience, and engineering.
  2. Through Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject in the Fundamental Major Subjects), as well as elective subjects, students will acquire basic engineering ability towards international applications alongside communication skills, including English proficiency.
  3. Through specialized subjects in the Bioengineering and Chemistry Engineering Course, students will acquire the ability to create substance production systems that use biological functions, methods for synthesizing molecules, etc. related to organisms and medical treatment, and methods for analyzing and designing production systems.
  4. Through Special Research I and II and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to solve a range of bioengineering and chemistry problems, as well as presentation and communication skills.

Environmental Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Course

  1. Through Chemistry, Chemistry Seminar I and II, and New Developments in the Chemical Industry (all compulsory subjects), students will acquire a broad-based fundamental and advanced knowledge of environmental chemistry and chemical engineering.
  2. Through Special Training in Professional English (a compulsory subject in the Fundamental Major Subjects), as well as elective subjects, students will acquire basic engineering ability towards international applications alongside communication skills, including English proficiency.
  3. Through specialized subjects in the Environmental Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Course, students will acquire a broad-based knowledge of scientific instrumentation, a specialized knowledge of green chemistry, a broad-based and specialized knowledge of chemical engineering, and the ability to solve problems.
  4. Through Special Research I and II and by submitting a thesis that presents their research findings, students will acquire the ability to solve a range of problems involving substances through environmentally-friendly approaches, and will hone presentation skills.

Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering

This division seeks to develop high-level specialized professionals who have an expert grounding in electrical and electronic engineering and intelligence and information engineering, who have a broad-based specialized knowledge of electronic devices, electrical and electronic systems, computer hardware and software, computer intelligence, and high-level information systems to build electrical and electronic information systems, students have the ability to discover and solve problems, and who have the ability to communicate and present effectively. Curriculum has been established accordingly in line with the policy below.

Electronic Devices Engineering Course

  1. Through Fundamental Major Subjects and specialized subjects, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering as well as information and communications engineering, in addition to high level specialized skills.
  2. Through Special Research I and II as well as Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to discover and solve problems concerning research and development and the ability to communicate on engineering matters.
  3. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers, Advanced Intellectual Property, and Research and Development Strategy, students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized engineer and a broad perspective regarding strategy.
  4. Through Special Training in Professional English, Students will acquire the perspective of one who can act on the global stage.
  5. Through specialized subjects in the Electronic Devices Engineering Course, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge as well as a systematic, specialized knowledge of electronic device engineering.
  6. Through systematic study of specialized subjects and through Special Research I and II, students will acquire broad-based expertise and the ability to execute in research and development involving electronic devices and advanced materials.

Electronic Systems Engineering Course

  1. Through Fundamental Major Subjects and specialized subjects, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering as well as information and communications engineering, in addition to high level specialized skills.
  2. Through Special Research I and II as well as Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to discover and solve problems concerning research and development and the ability to communicate on engineering matters.
  3. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers, Advanced Intellectual Property, and Research and Development, students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized engineer and a broad perspective regarding strategy.
  4. Through Special Training in Professional English, Students will acquire the perspective of one who can act on the global stage.
  5. Students will acquire a fundamental grounding in mathematics through Fundamental Major Subjects and mathematics subjects as well as a broad-based knowledge needed to build various systems through specialized subjects in the Electronic Systems Engineering and other courses.
  6. Through a systematic study of specialized subjects and through Special Research I and II, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of electromagnetic systems, system measurement, system control, and power electronics, and the ability to discover and solve applied problems in these areas.

Intelligent Systems and Media Engineering Course

  1. Through Fundamental Major Subjects and specialized subjects, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering as well as information and communications engineering, in addition to high level specialized skills.
  2. Through Special Research I and II as well as Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to discover and solve problems concerning research and development and the ability to communicate on engineering matters.
  3. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers, Advanced Intellectual Property, and Research and Development Strategy, students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized engineer and a broad perspective regarding strategy.
  4. Through Special Training in Professional English, Students will acquire the perspective of one who can act on the global stage.
  5. Through specialized subjects in the Intelligent Systems and Media Engineering Course, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge as well as a structured, specialized knowledge of computer intelligence and of matters concerning the processing of media such as images and voice.
  6. Through systematic study of specialized subjects and through Special Research I and II, students will acquire broad-based expertise and the ability to execute in research and development involving intelligence technologies and media processing technologies.

Information Systems Engineering Course

  1. Through Fundamental Major Subjects and specialized subjects, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering as well as information and communications engineering, in addition to high level specialized skills.
  2. Through Special Research I and II as well as Advanced Presentation Skills, students will acquire the ability to discover and solve problems concerning research and development and the ability to communicate on engineering matters.
  3. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers, Advanced Intellectual Property, and Research and Development Strategy, students will acquire a sense of social responsibility as a high level specialized engineer and a broad perspective regarding strategy.
  4. Through Special Training in Professional English, Students will acquire the perspective of one who can act on the global stage.
  5. Through specialized subjects in the Information Systems Engineering Course, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge as well as a structured, specialized knowledge of how to build and operate computer systems and information networks and how to develop and use software.
  6. Through systematic study of specialized subjects and through Special Research I and II, students will acquire broad-based expertise and the ability to execute in the planning, design, building, and operating of information systems in actual society.

Division of Agricultural Sciences

Curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below in order to develop self-reliant researchers and engineers with a rich sense of humanity, international sensibilities, and a high level specialized knowledge of and skills concerning the field of agriculture.

Agricultural Course

  1. Through Common Subjects, students will develop the ethical standards as well as social and professional self-reliance needed for science, engineering, and agriculture researchers and high-level specialized professionals, and will acquire knowledge and techniques related to intellectual property and innovation.
  2. Through Fundamental Major Subjects, students will acquire a cross-disciplinary, broad-based, and specialized knowledge of food, biological life, and the environment, as well as the specialized English skills critical for global researchers and professionals.
  3. Through Methods subjects and Special Lectures subjects, students will acquire a front-line, specialized scientific knowledge of biological production and environmental science and deepen their understanding of social problems, in addition to developing the necessary grounding required of researchers or high-level professionals capable of helping to make society more prosperous and sustainable.
  4. Through Special Seminar courses and Special Research, students will write a dissertation with the education and guidance of an adviser and develop the ability to solve problems using the high-level specialized skills and knowledge they will acquire.
  5. Through Long-term Internship Program I and Special Extramural Training I, students will receive training at companies in Japan and abroad and universities abroad and will gain a better understanding of their career while developing an international perspective through global experience not achievable on campus.

Applied Bioscience Course

  1. Through Common Subjects, students will develop the ethical standards as well as social and professional self-reliance needed for science, engineering, and agriculture researchers and high-level specialized professionals, and will acquire knowledge and techniques related to intellectual property and innovation.
  2. Through Fundamental Major Subjects, students will acquire a cross-disciplinary, broad-based, and specialized knowledge of food, biological life, and the environment, as well as the specialized English skills critical for global researchers and professionals.
  3. Through Methods subjects and Special Lectures subjects, students will acquire a front-line, specialized scientific knowledge of biofunctional science and deepen their understanding of social problems, in addition to developing the necessary grounding required of researchers or high-level professionals capable of helping to make society more prosperous and sustainable.
  4. Through Special Seminar courses and Special Research, students will write a thesis with the education and guidance of an adviser and develop the ability to solve problems using the high-level specialized skills and knowledge they will acquire.
  5. Through Long-term Internship Program I and Special Extramural Training I, students will receive training at companies in Japan and abroad and universities abroad and will gain a better understanding of their career while developing an international perspective through global experience not achievable on campus.

Doctoral Program

Division of Natural Science

This division aims to develop creative and flexibly-minded researchers and high-level specialized professionals who can systematically provide education and conduct research pertinent to the development of five fields--mathematics, physics, chemistry, earth science, and informatics--and who understand and can apply natural principles while contributing to the prosperity of mankind. Curriculum has been established accordingly in line with the policy below.

  1. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects in the field of advanced life science research, students will acquire an advanced, specialized knowledge of and skills in the field of natural science.
  2. Through proactive research and the submittal of a doctoral dissertation, students will acquire the ability to undertake innovative research in a self-reliant fashion in the field of natural science.
  3. Through a wide variety of specialized subjects in natural science, students will acquire the ability to, through research findings in the field of natural science, create new value from the perspective of achieving symbiosis between nature and mankind and contribute to solving social problems.
  4. Through innovation education in the form of Advanced Course in Research Methodology, Advanced Course in Innovation, and Advanced Course in Technology Roadmapping subjects, students will learn about and apply natural principles and acquire the ability to create new value (achieve innovation).
  5. Through Scientific Writing, a fundamental research subject, students will present their research findings at international conferences held in Japan and abroad, publish these findings in journals, and acquire the English ability needed to act in an international capacity.
  6. Through Natural Science Special Research subjects, Natural Science Seminar subjects, Mathematically Complex Systems, and Natural Systems, as well Advanced Presentation Skills, a fundamental research subject, students will acquire the ability to think logically, communicate, and give presentations in a wide variety of fields.
  7. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers and Advanced Intellectual Property (both compulsory subjects in the Fundamental Research Subjects), students will acquire a sense of ethics concerning conduct of research and a fundamental knowledge of intellectual property.
  8. Through Career Education Subjects, students will acquire an awareness of their own career path and the ability to apply what has been learned to one's career.

Division of Systems and Design Engineering

This division seeks to develop people who have a broad-based knowledge of fields related to their area of expertise and who have the ability to direct entire projects and create innovation with a long-term outlook. This is in addition to developing people with the high sense of ethics required of globally-active engineers, with knowledge of intellectual property, and with the ability to discover and solve high-level problems in their field of expertise in the areas of mechanical engineering, electronic systems engineering, power systems engineering, and information and communications engineering. Curriculum has been established accordingly in line with the policy below.

  1. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers and Advanced Intellectual Property (both fundamental research subjects part of Common Subjects), students will develop a strong sense of ethics as a researcher and a fundamental knowledge of intellectual property.
  2. Through innovation education subjects that are part of Common Research Subjects, students will acquire the fundamental knowledge needed to achieve innovation.
  3. Through career education subjects that are part of Common Research Subjects, students will acquire the knowledge needed to design their own careers following program completion and acquire knowledge of how to apply research findings to creating products and services.
  4. Through English for Science and Technology, System Design Engineering Seminar I and II (all advanced life science research subjects that are part of Fundamental Major Subjects), students will acquire a broad-based knowledge that spans related fields of research and the communication skills needed to act in an international capacity.
  5. Through specialized subjects related to information systems, students will acquire the fundamental skills needed to quickly and safely gather, convey, accumulate, process, and present information, and the ability to design and create advanced information systems.
  6. Through specialized subjects concerning electronic measurement control, students will acquire abilities related to managing design and production processes as well as electronic measurement and control technologies that include those for measuring the shape of designed product models.

Division of Environmental Engineering

This program seeks to develop internationally-minded people who are familiar with all aspects of environmentally conscious scientific and technological systems used to reduce carbon levels and make the world safer, more secure, and sustainable. Moreover, it seeks to develop those who can contribute to green innovation through advanced problem-solving, and who have the general grounding in all eco-tech fields needed to build living spaces and social infrastructure in ways that are safe and comfortable for residents at the city, farming community, home, and individual level in order to achieve a recycling-based society where human activity is in harmony with the natural environment. Curriculum has been established accordingly in line with the policy below.

  1. Through in-depth study of specialized fields in the form of specialized Environmental Engineering subjects, students will acquire advanced, specialized knowledge and skills related to the field of environmental engineering.
  2. Through self-directed research followed by submittal of a doctoral dissertation, students will acquire the ability to undertake innovative research in a self-reliant fashion in the field of environmental engineering.
  3. Through innovation education subjects in the form of Advanced Course in Research Methodology, Advanced Course in Innovation, and Advanced Course in Technology Roadmapping, students will acquire a fundamental knowledge of technology management needed to apply research findings to achieving innovation.
  4. Through Code of Conduct Principles for Researchers and Advanced Intellectual Property (both compulsory subjects in the Fundamental Research Subjects), students will acquire a sense of ethics concerning conduct of research and a fundamental knowledge of intellectual property.
  5. Through Fundamental Major Subjects including advanced life science research subjects, students will acquire a front-line specialized knowledge of environmental engineering as well as high-level discussion and presentation skills.

Division of Materials Science and Engineering

This program focuses on developing people who can keep pace with rapidly-evolving technological innovation involving materials and devices, who have high-level expertise and research capabilities involving nanotechnology, who have the broad-based knowledge and skillset needed to develop materials and devices, and who can manage all aspects of these endeavors. It also fosters people who have a global perspective and strong proficiency in English, who make use of worldwide wisdom in areas outside of one's research, and who can quickly create new things in teams of researchers from different academic backgrounds. To achieve these goals, curriculum has been established in accordance with the policy below.

  1. Through Career Design II, Special Extramural Training II, and Long-term Internship Program II (all career education subjects that are part of Common Subjects), students will acquire develop the ability to communicate with a variety of researchers and work as a team, as well as the ability to network in order to acquire necessary information from around the world.
  2. Through Advanced Course in Research Methodology, Advanced Course in Innovation, Advanced Course in Technology Roadmapping, and Advanced Course in Product Development subjects (all innovation education subjects that are part of Common Subjects), students will acquire The ability to identify problems as necessary for effectively achieving innovation, as well as the ability to objectively review one's own research and evaluate others' research.
  3. Through Scientific Writing, a fundamental research subject that is part of Common Subjects, students will acquire the language ability for acting in a global capacity.
  4. Through advanced life science research subjects and the Materials Engineering Special Seminar (both compulsory subjects in Fundamental Major Subjects), students will acquire the ability to comprehensively consolidate wide-ranging fields of research.
  5. Through specialized subjects in the form of Applied Physics and Applied Chemistry subjects, students will acquire an understanding of and the ability to utilize wide-ranging knowledge and skills--from basic theory to design, processes, characterization, and applied development--needed to develop materials and devices.

Division of Life Science

This program aims to develop people who have an advanced, specialized knowledge of and skillset in medical engineering, biomolecular science, and agri-bioscience, and who have the high level specialized skills for making a difference at companies and research institutes involved with medical treatment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, or foods. Curriculum has been established accordingly in line with the policy below.

Biomedical Engineering Course

  1. Through Common Subjects, students will develop the ethical standards as well as social and professional self-reliance needed for science, engineering, and agriculture researchers and high-level specialized professionals, and will acquire knowledge and techniques related to intellectual property and innovation.
  2. Through Fundamental Major Subjects, students will develop the capacity to proactively advance relevant front-line fields of natural science through enthusiastic participation in academic conferences, as well as acquire a broad-based knowledge in medicine, science, engineering, and agriculture fields related to the life sciences.
  3. Through Specialized Subjects, students will deepen their advanced, specialized knowledge of medical engineering and acquire the grounding needed for high level specialized engineers capable of working at companies and research institutes involved in medical treatment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and food.
  4. Through Dissertation Research, students will write a dissertation with the education and guidance of an adviser, develop the ability to solve problems using the high-level specialized skills and knowledge they will acquire for the sake of digitizing biological information and developing state-of-the-art medical devices, and foster the ability to undertake innovative research in a self-reliant fashion.
  5. Through Long-term Internship Program II and Special Extramural Training II, students will receive training at companies in Japan and abroad and universities abroad and will gain a better understanding of their career while developing an international perspective through global experience not achievable on campus.

Applied Molecular Bioscience Course

  1. Through Common Subjects, students will develop the ethical standards as well as social and professional self-reliance needed for science, engineering, and agriculture researchers and high-level specialized professionals, and will acquire knowledge and techniques related to intellectual property and innovation.
  2. Through Fundamental Major Subjects, students will develop the capacity to proactively advance relevant front-line fields of natural science through enthusiastic participation in academic conferences, as well as acquire a broad-based knowledge in medicine, science, engineering, and agriculture fields related to the life sciences.
  3. Through Specialized Subjects, students will deepen their advanced, specialized knowledge of biomolecular science and acquire the grounding needed for high level specialized engineers capable of working at companies and research institutes involved in medical treatment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and food.
  4. Through Dissertation Research, students will write a dissertation with the education and guidance of an adviser, develop the ability to solve problems using high-level specialized skills and knowledge in areas including bioinformatics analysis they will acquire for the sake of shedding light on and developing applications for biological functions, and foster the ability to undertake innovative research in a self-reliant fashion.
  5. Through Long-term Internship Program II and Special Extramural Training II, students will receive training at companies in Japan and abroad and universities abroad and will gain a better understanding of their career while developing an international perspective through global experience not achievable on campus.

Agricultural Sciences Course

  1. Through Common Subjects, students will develop the ethical standards as well as social and professional self-reliance needed for science, engineering, and agriculture researchers and high-level specialized professionals, and will acquire knowledge and techniques related to intellectual property and innovation.
  2. Through Fundamental Major Subjects, students will develop the capacity to proactively advance relevant front-line fields of natural science through enthusiastic participation in academic conferences, as well as acquire a broad-based knowledge in medicine, science, engineering, and agriculture fields related to the life sciences.
  3. Through Specialized Subjects, students will deepen their advanced, specialized knowledge of agricultural science and acquire the grounding needed for high level specialized engineers capable of working at companies and research institutes involved in medical treatment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, food, and agriculture.
  4. Through Dissertation Research, students will write a dissertation with the education and guidance of an adviser, develop the ability to solve problems using high-level specialized skills and knowledge they will acquire for the sake of analyzing and developing applications related to food, biological life, and the environment, and foster the ability to undertake innovative research in a self-reliant fashion.
  5. Through Long-term Internship Program II and Special Extramural Training II, students will receive training at companies in Japan and abroad and universities abroad and will gain a better understanding of their career while developing an international perspective through global experience not achievable on campus.