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Graduate Program Course and Admission Guide

Graduate Program Course

◎Master’s Program

  • Enrolled for two or more years
  • Earned a total of more than 30 credits including more than the 20 pre-designated credits in each relevant department
  • Pass the thesis assessment and final examination

The following is the number of credits which must be obtained from department:

Major Required
Classes
Required
Electives
Other
Departments※1
Early Completion Course※2
Mechanical Engineering 10 credits or more 6 credits or more Up to 10 credits Credits for required subjects in the second year (4 credits) can be exempted by taking the equivalent number of credits from electives.
Electrical and
Electronics Engineering
12 credits or more 6 credits or more
Architecture and Architectural Engineering 9 credits or more 10 credits or more Credits for required and elective classes for the second year (credits corresponding to the number of classes) can be exempted by taking the equivalent number of credits from electives.
Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Chemical Engineering 10 credits or more 10 credits or more Credits for required subjects in the second year (2 credits) can be exempted by taking the equivalent number of credits from electives.
Ocean Civil Engineering 8 credits or more 8 credits or more Credits for required subjects in the second year (1 credit corresponding to the number of classes) can be exempted by taking the equivalent number of credits from electives.
Information Science and Biomedical Engineering 12 credits or more 6 credits or more Credits for required subjects in the second year (4 credits) can be exempted by taking the equivalent number of credits from electives.
Mathematics and Computer Science 16 credits or more 6 credits or more Up to 8 credits Credits for required subjects in the second year (8 credits) can be exempted by taking the equivalent number of credits from electives.
Physics and Astronomy
Chemistry and BioScience
Earth and Environmental Science

※1 Including class credits (credits) of other departments, divisions, or Japanese/foreign graduate schools
※2 Early completion in the case of a student enrolled more than one year and considered to be in excellent academic standing

◎Doctoral Program

  • 3 years【Degree may be completed in more or less than 3 years,depending on study plan.】
  • 12 credits in:
    Foundations in Research
     ・5 Required Classes.
     ・Minimum 7 non-compulsory Elective Classes.
    Advanced Studies in Science and Technology
     ・4 Required Classes.
     ・Minimum 6 Compulsory Elective Classes.
     ・Minimum 2 Non-compulsory Elective Classes.
  • Successfully complete and defend a doctral dissertation.

The following is the number of credits required

Major Required Classes※1 Compulsory Elective Classes Non-compulsory
Elective Classes
Other Divisions ※2
Foundations in Research 5 credits 7 credits or more Up to 4 credits
Advanced Studies in Science and Technology 4 credits 6 credits or more 2 credits or more

※1 Including seminars in the relevant department (non-credit)
※2 Including class credits from other divisions, or Japanese/foreign graduate schools