Graduate School of Science and Technology

Combining expertise that contributes to innovation in each academic field with an interdisciplinary approach

About the Graduate School of Science and Technology

Fostering Intellectual Abilities with Combined Intelligence and Expertise

The Graduate School of Science and Technology consists of one major and nine divisions with active interdisciplinary cooperation. We aim to be a graduate school with expertise in contributing to the advancement of modern science and technology in each academic field, as well as an interdisciplinary approach that comprehensively understands the impact of science and technology on human society and the global environment.

One and Only Major at Graduate School of Science and Technology

The Graduate School of Science and Technology consists of a single major composed of nine divisions of science and engineering. Therefore, the boundaries between the divisions are low and education and research is conducted in a fusion of science and engineering.

Support for Researchers

We promote fusion research through our Science and Technology Research Labs, a global mentoring system, and a support for female researchers to foster researchers who will play an active role internationally.

Launch of English-based Program: Green Science and Engineering

Green Science and Engineering division has been established with classes and thesis writing instruction provided entirely in English.

Educational Objectives and Policies

The school aims to develop expertise in the fields of modern science and technology, which contributes to the progress in these fields, while employing an interdisciplinary approach to comprehensively grasping the effects of science and technology on people, the society, and the global environment.
The master’s program, while maintaining a consistency with undergraduate instruction, combines cross-disciplinary knowledge and a specialty with the goal of cultivating highly educated people who can contribute to people and the society. The doctoral program aims to produce researchers with capacities to execute independent research in their respective academic fields.

Master’s Program in Science and Technology

With an aim to foster human resources who have the expertise to contribute to the advancement of the various disciplines of modern science and technology disciplines as well as the interdisciplinary competence to comprehensively understand their impacts on human society and the global environment, and can thus contribute to human society, the Master’s Program in Science and Technology sets standards for the skills and knowledge students should acquire before graduation as described below: Those who fulfill the requirements and pass their thesis defense shall be deemed to have acquired these qualities and will be awarded a diploma.

  1. The ability to multidimensionally understand the impact that technology has on human society or the global environment through extensive learning, including interdisciplinary fields covering the natural or social sciences outside one’s field
  2. The ability to acquire expertise that enables one to play an active role at the forefront of science and engineering and associated fields as well as to develop new technologies and explore new fields
  3. A level of English proficiency that enables high performance in society and accommodates further developments in globalization
  4. The competency to put together a master’s thesis that has academic value with appropriate structure and logical consistency on the research subject of one’s field.

Doctoral Program in Science and Technology

With an aim to foster human resources who have the expertise to contribute to the advancement of the various disciplines of modern science and technology disciplines as well as the interdisciplinary competence to comprehensively understand the associated impacts on human society and the global environment, and can thus conduct research and development independently in their field of expertise, the Master’s Program in Science and Technology sets standards for the skills and knowledge students should acquire before graduation as described below: Those who fulfill the requirements and pass their thesis defense shall be deemed to have acquired these qualities and will be awarded a diploma.

  1. The ability to multidimensionally understand the impacts that technology has on human society or the global environment through extensive learning, including associated interdisciplinary fields outside one’s field
  2. The ability to acquire expertise that enables one to independently play an active role at the forefront of Science and Engineering and associated fields as well as to creatively conduct research and development that will contribute to human evolution and wellbeing
  3. A level of English proficiency that enables one to stand on the forefront of globalization and independently lead international society
  4. The competency to conduct highly specialized and original research in and around one’s field and put together a doctoral thesis with high academic value that can contribute to the specialized field.

Master’s Program in Science and Technology

In accordance with the diploma policy, the Master’s Program in Science and Technology organizes its curriculum in “divisions” representing the conventional academic frameworks, thus maintaining consistency with undergraduate education; and with an aim to foster expertise accompanied by integrated knowledge covering various disciplines the Program constructs its curriculum with courses aligned to the following purposes.

  1. Have students acquire knowledge of a broad range of disciplines beyond their expertise by taking courses outside one’s expertise and General Science and Technology courses available across the Graduate School of Science and Technology.
  2. Have students take courses offered in their own division and acquire expertise. Let them acquire profound expertise regarding their theme and related areas and teach them how to develop and compile research as well as research ethics.
  3. Have students improve their English proficiency levels by taking English-taught courses or courses using English Science and Technology jargon, presenting research outcomes in English and writing papers in English.
  4. The `Master’s Program in Science and Technology sets up 9 “divisions”: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biological Science, Information Science and Green Science and Engineering.

Doctoral Program in Science and Technology

In accordance with the diploma policy, with an aim to foster the sophisticated expertise called for in taking international leadership by offering more than one English-taught Literature Reading Course or Seminar per week, in addition to daily research guidance provided by the Doctoral Program in Science and Technology constructs its curriculum with courses aligned to the following purposes.

  1. Have students take Seminars and receive research guidance frequently with an aim to acquire the high-level expertise and a broad range of knowledge of related areas; and thus foster the ability to individually conduct research and development.
  2. Have students acquire a broad range of knowledge of interdisciplinary areas beyond ones expertise by reading academic papers and practical guides in such areas.
  3. Have students concentrate on their research while receiving research guidance in their expertise faculty members, acquire profound expertise on this and surrounding themes, and learn how to develop and compile research as well as research ethics. Have students submit their dissertation as a culmination of their research.
  4. Have students improve their English proficiency levels by presenting their research outcome in English in Japan and abroad, writing and submitting academic papers in English and conducting research at overseas institutions as required.
  5. The `Master’s Program in Science and Technology sets up 9 Divisions and at the same time constructs a curriculum that also takes expertise into consideration: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biological Science, Information Science and Green Science and Engineering.

Master’s Program in Science and Technology

The Master’s Program in Science and Technology seeks students with the following qualities:

  1. Students with the expertise that will contribute to the advancement of academic fields of modern science and technology and the interdisciplinarity to comprehensively understand their impact on human society and the global environment
  2. Students who share sympathy for this concept, bear a standard academic level and eagerness to pursue research to achieve it, and strongly wish to enhance their expertise and complex knowledge

Doctoral Program in Science and Technology

The Doctoral Program in Science and Technology seeks students with the following qualities:

  1. Students with the expertise that will contribute to the advancement of academic fields of modern science and technology and the interdisciplinarity to comprehensively understand their impact on human society and the global environment
  2. Students who share sympathy for this concept and aim to foster the ability to independently perform research in their respective disciplinary specialties

Programs

Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Mechanical Engineering

This program conducts advanced research related to Mechanical Engineering with the key-word of “Manufacturing”

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering

The research will be conducted with the aim of acquiring rich leadership skills and imagination as well as basic academic skills in Electrical and Electronic engineering.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Applied Chemistry

The department has research lab divisions in Organic Synthetic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Industrial Physical Chemistry and conducts a wide range of research and education.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Chemistry

The department has research lab divisions in Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Coordination/Complex Chemistry and fosters the ability and academic knowledge to conduct independent research.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Mathematics

This program is centered on the “Mathematics Seminar” where students are exposed to a wide range of topics on modern mathematics through a variety of lectures and research.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Physics

Students acquire broad knowledge and skills in a wide range of research fields, including theoretical research such as nuclear physics and experimental research such as atomic and molecular physics.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Biological Science

This program covers a wide range of fields from basic to advanced. The program offers students with the experimental techniques and concepts commonly required for research in the subdivided biological sciences.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Information Science

The research is conducted on a variety of themes in the fields of Human Information, Social Information, and Electronics Information while interacting with people inside and outside of the university.

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Master’s Program in Science and Technology/ Green Science and Engineering (English Program)

This program is entirely conducted in English with an emphasis on research related to “Environment and Sustainability”.

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